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Valley Calligraphy Guild
Schedule of Meetings, Events and Projects

Location of General Meetings

Emmaus Lutheran Church
Fellowship Hall
1250 West 18th Avenue, Eugene
Most meeting start at 7 PM

Valley Calligraphy Guild General Meetings are often held on the 4th Thursday of the month. Other Thursday meetings and changes in schedule are indicated in color.

October 2017
1-31
VCG Show at Townshend Tea
41 W. Broadway, Eugene Oregon
14
Letterfest the All Oregon Calligraphy Conference
15301 SE 92nd Avenue (near I-205) in Clackamas
hosted by the Portland Society for Calligraphy
(click for information on the 24 classes offered and for registration)
19
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
19

Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Italic Practice with Nichol Rauch
Bring
Speedball C-2 nib, OR Brause 3mm nib, OR Tape 3 mm nib and nib holder
Higgins Eternal ink or non-waterproof black ink
or PILOT Parallel 2.4 mm pen
Sign up - to be an Elf or Scribe at Authors & Artists Fair (Dec. 9)
Donate all kinds of cards and other calligraphic items including tags, books, booklets, lovely inventions

November 2017
1-29

All Oregon Calligraph Exhibit celebrating the
40th Anniversary of the
Capital Calligraphers
Theme - OREGON
Elsinore Framing and Fine Art Gallery
444 Ferry St. SE,
Salem, Oregon
Mon.-Fri. 9-6; Sat. 10-5
Artists' Reception Nov. 1, 2017 - 5-8 PM
See capitalcalligraphers.org for entry dates, forms, contact information, etc.

9
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
9
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - B2 Nib play - with Judy Black and Heidi Stolp
Any Speedball B nibs you have (we will have some to use also)
2 or 3 colors of gouache, plus white
Higgins ink
mixing pallet
mixing brush
water container
paper towels
11-12

Valley Calligraphy Guild Workshop
A Sharp Pencil & a Keen Eye - Amity Parks
FULL
to add your name to the waiting list, e-mail or phone Yuki Tanaka 541-740-0179

registration form, updated supply list and samples available


December 2017
9

Authors & Artists Fair - VCG Table
10 AM- 5 PM
Atrium Buillding
Lane County Fairgrounds
Sign up to be a Scribe or an Elf
Donate all kinds of cards and other calligraphic items including tags, books, booklets, lovely inventions

14

Annual VCG Members Holiday Party
6 PM at the Jacqua Center on the UO campus at 1615 East 13th Ave
(northeast corner of Agate Street and 13th Avenue).
Plan to carpool. Parking passes will be available.

January 2018
18
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
18
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Foundational Alphabet
Bring C2 pen, practice paper and ink
February 2018
22
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
22
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Design for Calligraphy
Bring favorite writing tool, practice paper and ink
March 2018
22
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
22
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Mat cutting, framing, and preparing a calligraphic piece for display. Presented by Rick and Judith Bailey
April 2018
26
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
26
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
Program - Local Calligraphy Signs. Presented by Phil Schoenherr
May 2018
24
Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
24
Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
7 PM
3rd Annual Everything Calligraphic - Tool and Book Sale
A fundraiser for the VCG.

Donate calligraphy and art supplies and books you no longer use. Please price the items you bring in $1 increments, if possible.

 

News and Announcements

Index to Valley Calligraphy Guild Newsletters 1981-2012 click for pdf

Order Calligraphic items created by members to support the Valley Calligraphy Guild
Pots & Pens 4

Pots & Pens 4  Calligraphy/Cook Book

click above for order information
Calligraphic Post Cards
click above for order information
post card logo

Check Workshops web page for upcoming events

Send camera-ready submissions and holiday cards for the next issue of the
Valley Calligraphy Guild Newsletter
Please turn in items and
information to the Newsletter Team

Judy Black
2684 Chad Drive
Eugene OR 97408
541 485-2336
dnjblack@comcast.net

Edie Roberts
2366 Washington St.
Eugene OR 97405
458-205-8164 new
edierobscribe10@gmail.com


For information contact Valley Calligraphy Guild Chairperson Kay Beckham (541-895-5862)

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Page Updated October 2017