Next meeting: Saturday, November 9, 2019 Starts early at 9 am!
Christmas Card Designs
It’s beginning to
look a lot like Christmas…, so what better way to join in the fun than make
some holiday cards. Cindy Boney will teach us not only fun and festive ideas,
but also practical as we will be using up those paper scraps we seem to
collect. Cindy will provide at
least one white or craft colored card base for everyone. She will also have a LOT
of scrap paper.We will have fun turning
scraps into cards!Bring what you already
have from the following list; no need to go buy anything new.
Supplies to bring: PAPERS: scrap-booking papers, left over Christmas paper, gelli
prints, watercolor washes, anything Christmassy
ADHESIVES: your favorite! glue stick, tape runner, and/or
PENS: your favorite lettering pens, sparkle pop, gelli pens,
and gel pens
gettin’ inky in Inktober! For the October program, you will be experiencing
hands-on traditional and contemporary letterpress printing. Virginia Green,
owner of BlackHare Studio, will inform members about the art of letterpress
printing. A brief history of letterpress, along with tools and traditional
techniques, will be discussed and presented through a variety of printed
examples and demonstration. You will also learn about the contemporary digital
process to inform you about how your calligraphy can be printed traditionally
on a letterpress. Just bring an apron!
will lead us in an exploration of lines and letters with Speedball B Nibs. We
will practice a square capital inspired alphabet and learn to add text to a
curved line. Roxanne will share additional monoline techniques that she learned
from Cora Pearl. Anyone staying for the Lettering Jam Workshop may continue
their exploration in the afternoon.
Supply List for Program
B nibs and straight holder
of your choice (Sumi, Higgins Eternal, etc.)
paper such as HP 32#, Rhodia, or Canson Marker Paper