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The Calligraphy Group

Leader:  Sue Cornell - calligraphy@ashbyu3a.co.uk - phone 01530 413345

A small but friendly group,we enjoy extending our calligraphy skills through a more experimental and creative approach to writing texts.
We use a range of scripts and have produced some very imaginative pieces both at home and during our monthly meetings.
We usually meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 10am.

Future programme

Tue 14th Dec10:00 amAt Jenny's.Finish Christmas project
Tue 11th Jan10:00 amAt Sue's.Using 'Modern Calligraphy' as the format, plan for future meetings

12th October

Only three of us managed to meet for our first session due to holidays, illness etc. However, once we had caught up on events we managed to look at different types of italic writing and the type of nibs, pens etc that could be used.

Although we didn't manage to produce any work, we agreed that our homework will be to produce two lines of text, in italics and of any sort, for the next meeting. As we will be starting our Christmas project we will also need to choose a Christmas Carol and begin to plan the layout - one that can fit into the shape of a Christmas Tree.

The next meeting is on Nov.9th at Gill's house, so if there are any interested members out there, please ring Sue for details.

NB. We are very much an amateur, self taught group so nobody need feel concerned about joining us!!

Calligraphy Work Gallery