SATURDAY & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7-8, 2017 –
KATHY MILICI –MODERN STORYBOOK SCRIPT WORKSHOP
Kathy Milici is an internally known calligrapher, designer, instructor and mentor. She happily admits to being obsessed with letters since early childhood. Owner of 24 Karat Designs Calligraphy Studio in Newton, New Jersey, her work has been seen in national magazines and on television. A member of the Society of Scribes in New York City, Kathy teaches both at home and travels the country, lecturing and teaching calligraphy and the related arts. The originator of Gratitude Script, a modern typeface, she also mentors fellow artists and students on how to create a living and maintain a viable business as a working artist. After 36 years as a professional calligrapher and teacher, Kathy is still enjoying her lifelong passion for “everything calligraphy”.
This playful alphabet has FUN written all over it! This charming, casual, easy script gives a fresh, modern twist to the traditional alphabet. On the first day of the workshop, you’ll first learn some of the tools of calligraphy and how to use them. Then you’ll learn a series of simple strokes that form this whimsical yet elegant alphabet; first lower case letters, then upper case capitals. We’ll also examine alternate design shapes, numbers and punctuation. Strokes into letters, letters to words, words to sentences…and voila! You have a brand new, useful and versatile alphabet style that is so easy to make uniquely your own! On the second day, we will first explore letter connectors, tricky ligature combinations, writing challenging words, building words into sentences, and text writing. Then we will explore the creation of a successful and balanced layout using the elements of composition, including spacing and proportion. We will also discuss how to choose the proper approach for the meaning of the words you choose to write, and examine successful design examples. Envelope addressing and a short quote layout will be used as exercises to better understand our goal.
This two-day workshop is for beginners and up. The cost is $150.00 for members, $175.00 for nonmembers (that includes membership through August 31, 2018). Workshop will be at Cor Jesu Academy,
10230 Gravois Road, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Any questions, contact Nancy Grable, Workshop Chair, email@example.com. Mail your reservation with check, payable to St. Louis Calligraphy Guild, to Barb Reed, Treasurer, 5733 Lindenwood, STL MO 63109
|Supply List:|| Straight Pen Holder, Speedball, black plastic, or your favorite holder
Oblique Pen Holder (optional)
3 Nikko G nibs, or your favorites (make sure the nib fits in your holder)
Other recommended nibs: Zebra G, Hunt 22, Blue Pumpkin (Brause 361 Steno),
Brause EF66, Gillott 303/404, Leonardt Principal.
Sumi Moon Palace Black Ink (green top) or your favorite black ink
12” clear plastic ruler
Plastic Pipette or Dropper Bottle
Borden and Riley Boris Marker Layout pad, 9 X 12, 50 sheets
Grid (graph) paper, a few sheets, I like 5 squares per inch (Rhodia ok too)
Tracing Paper, a few sheets
Viva Paper Towels (a few sheets)
Scotch Removable Tape (blue label, optional)
Dr. Martin’s Bleed Proof White
Fons and Porter White Mechanical Pencil
Factis Black Eraser
Dark colored card stock, a few sheets, 8 ½ X 11 (smooth surface, black ok)
Dark colored envelopes, different sizes, whatever you have
(I will provide some too)
Optional: Sakura Gelly Roll pens, gold or silver or sparkle
Colored Pencils, just a few colors.
LOCAL CLASSES with LESLIE BARNES, CHERYL TEFFT & JOANNE KLUBA
CALLIGRAPHY CLASSES with Leslie Barnes
“Mastering Calligraphy” will be taught through Meramec Continuing Education on Mondays 9/14 – 11/2/2015 from 7:00 to 9:30 PM. This class will study Chancery Cursive (also known as Italic). You may study other hands during this class; we will work on your particular area of study as I work with students in the class. Contact Leslie at 314-704-3656 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CLASSES TAUGHT BY CHERYL TEFFT IN 2017
Cheryl teaches a wide variety of calligraphy classes, starting with a basic course sequence which givescomplete beginners a strong foundation in calligraphy. It includes four courses taken in the followingorder:1. Beginning Calligraphy I (uncial)2. Beginning Calligraphy II (italic)3. Mastering Dip Pens4. Beginning Copperplate1. Beginning Calligraphy I (uncial): If you have little or no previous experience studying calligraphy,here’s where to start. Wednesday evenings beginning September 20, at Parkway Northeast MiddleSchool: https://prcommunityed.ce.eleyo.com/course/4600/2017-18-school-year/beginning-calligraphy2. Beginning Calligraphy II (italic): Focuses on the italic lettering style. This is one of the mostbeautiful and versatile styles used today, which is especially popular for addressing envelopes.Prerequisite: Beginning Calligraphy I (or equivalent experience). Thursdays starting September 21 (9weeks), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Salem United Methodist Church (1200 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO63131). Fee: $185/student. Same supplies as Beginning Calligraphy I. To register: Contact instructor,Cheryl Tefft ( email@example.com or 636-441-7225).3. Mastering Dip Pens class returns in 20184. Beginning Copperplate: Introduces students to the pointed pen, and the traditional script letteringstyle commonly known as copperplate. Variations of this style are often used for wedding invitations,and are also the basis for “modern calligraphy” styles.Prerequisite: Mastering Dip Pens (or equivalent experience). Daytime section: Mondays startingOctober 2, noon-2 p.m. (8 weeks), OR Evening section: Tuesdays starting October 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. (8weeks). $165/student. Supply list available upon request. To register: Contact instructor, Cheryl Tefft( firstname.lastname@example.org or 636-441-7225).
Additional classes returning in 2018: Blackletter Basics; Continuing Copperplate; Spencerian;Flourishing; The Decorated Letter (part 1 and part 2); Layout & Design for Calligraphy; and InkAlchemy.Private tutoring for individuals or small groups is available by appointment.For more information about any of Cheryl’s classes or tutoring, to register for any of the classes(except Parkway classes), or to be placed on a private email notification list for updates on Cheryl’supcoming classes, please contact her at email@example.com or 636-441-7225.Cheryl has been a full-time professional calligrapher for over 20 years, specializing in weddingcalligraphy (particularly in copperplate), and in traditional illuminated one-of-a-kind proclamationsand other formal documents. Her work can be seen at www.facebook.com/Calligraphics1 and invarious issues of Martha Stewart Weddings magazine.
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BOOK ARTS CLASSES WITH JOANNE KLUBA AT PAPER BIRDS STUDIO
Summer Classes and Workshops 2017
4175 Loughborough Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63116
If you are interested, please call Joanne at (314) 616-2257 to reserve a spot.
Be sure to stop by Richmond Heights Public Library in January to see a display of my books in the windows at the main entrance.
Classes and Workshops at Paper Birds Limited to 5 people
WEDNESDAY EVENING BOOKBINDING Classes
Book Binding Studio
Wednesday evenings, Session 1: June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 2017 — 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Session 2: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2017 — 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost: $200.00 first session, $170.00, second session. Includes most materials.
This classes will concentrate on varying book forms and building book skills, basic or ongoing. Students may
join for individual projects.
Paste Paper Play –
Saturday, June 17, 2017. 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cost: $40.00. Includes paste, some colors, some paper. Bring acrylic paints if you like certain colors.
Learn to make your own decorated paper by making paste papers. Create colorful, vibrant patterns by covering paper with paste and then drawing in the paste, stamping, combing or pulling. This centuries-old process creates exciting, intricate designs with endless possibilities. Come play in the colors and the paste and create
your own personalized, playful papers to use in books, stationary, collage, weaving or whatever projects you like.
.An extra $5.00 buys book cloth to decorate for one of the other classes.
Notebook cover, replaceable pad –
Saturday, June 24, 2017. 9:00 am to 1:00 pm — Cost: $75.00
Create a cover for a small notebook. The notebook can be replaced over and over again. Bring a sheet of decorative paper you like and we will find book cloth to match for your Notebook. Makes a great gift.
The Secret Belgian Binding –
Saturday, July 15, 2017. 9:00 am to 3:00 pm — Cost: $100.00.
Come and learn how to bind a book with an interesting pattern of weaving the cover onto a text block. This makes a versatile book with a hard cover that folds back to provide and support for writing and drawing.
Bring some decorative paper to embellish your book or use for decoration.
Cross Stitch Books
Saturday, August 5, 2017. 9:00 am to 3:00 pm — Cost: $75.00
A small simple book made with handmade paper and sewn to create an X pattern on the spine. Bring stamps and stamp pads to decorate your covers.
Handmade Paper Containers
Saturday, August 19, 2017. 10:00 am to 1:00 pm — Cost: $75.00
Make simple containers for gifts or storage from handmade paper and decorated cover weight paper. We will learn a few types of containers, as time allows.
Other classes I teach in other locations:
Craft Alliance Class
Checkerboard Books and Watercolors
Learn the basics of painting with watercolors, such as color mixing and wet on wet brush techniques. Play with your own free style to create pages to bind into a checkerboard book with a two-color spine. This style of bookmaking is perfect for your collection of paintings. No watercolor experience required.
Grand Location –Tuesdays, June 6 – July 18, 2017, 6:30 to 8:30 pm (no class July 4)
Delmar Location –Tuesdays, July 25 – August 29, 2017, 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Craft Uncorked: Watercolor Play All levels 2 1⁄2 hours
Play with paint and brushes on watercolor paper and create watery scenes and abstracts compositions. Artist Joanne Kluba will guide you through the playful steps of applying paint to paper. Enjoy wine and light snacks throughout the evening and leave with a series of watercolor creations.
Delmar Design Studio, 2nd floor
Friday, Aug 18, 2017, 6-8:30 pm
Contact Craft Alliance to sign up for this class. www.craftalliance.org