WINTER/SPRING 2020
LETTERING ARTS GUILD WORKSHOPS

  • All registrations will be accepted on a first-come basis beginning December 2019.  You may mail or e-mail your registrations. Your place will not be guaranteed until payment is received.

  • In the event that we reach our class maximum on the first day of registration, all names will be put into a hat and drawn randomly.

  • We have estimated the costs on the basis of a minimum number or students per class. We reserve the right to cancel any class that has insufficient numbers.

  • Your cheque will be cashed on the registration deadline date.

  • Except in the case of a class cancellation, your fee cannot be refunded after the registration deadline unless there is a waiting list. Materials are often purchased and cut according to number of participants.
    If there is no waiting list and you are unable to attend, consider sending another member in your place or make arrangements to pick up your package of materials and/or class notes.

  • Please ensure that you arrive on time to the classes so that interruptions are minimized.  When class is over, please clean your own station before you leave!  We only have our space & instructor for the allotted class time, so please be ready to leave when class is finished.

Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

 

Payments can be made by:

- E-transfer to LAG.payment@gmail.com

- Cash

- Cheque (NO post-dated cheques. Please provide a separate payment for each workshop. Cheques will be deposited the week prior to the workshop)

- Credit card (via Square at meetings)

You may cancel up to 2 weeks prior to the workshop and receive a refund. After that point, you are responsible for finding a replacement to take your place or forfeit your payment.

Copperplate

When: Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2020 

            6:30 pm— 9:00 pm  

Instructor: Roxanne Fairbrother

Registration Deadline:  First come, first serve

Where: Sunnybrook Farm—Calder School

       2879 Botterill Crescent Red Deer, AB T4R 2E5

Cost: $50 (Members)
         $60 (Non-Members)

Copperplate is a beautiful flowing script which is now sometimes used for formal invitations and envelopes.  The dramatic thicks and thins of this pressure and release alphabet make it a perfect basis for any number of contemporary variations and uses.

 
 We will start at the beginning and learn all the basic letter shapes, lower and upper case letters, numerals, and some fundamental spacing and layout as well as some flourishing.  We will complete a small project using our  elegant Copperplate lettering.   


 This workshop is suitable for beginners or as an intermediate brush up class. 

Whimsical Spring Watercolour Book

When: Saturday, March 21, 2020

            9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Sally Towers-Sybblis

Registration Deadline:  First come, first serve

Where:  Sunnybrook Farm—Calder School

        2879 Botterill Crescent Red Deer, AB T4R 2E5

Cost: $35 (Members) 
         $50 (Non-Members)
        

Build a book from scratch using a simple Japanese stab binding. Fill your book pages with painted garden‐themed imagery, quotes and collage. Learn a simple funky spiral alphabet to embellish your pages. Discover how different types of  watercolor paper yield different results.  
 

 No previous experience is required for this class.   


 $10.00 supply fee payable to Sally at the class. 

Super Saturday

Morning Session: Italic Handwriting

When: Saturday, April 25, 2020

            9:00 am—12:00 pm 

Instructor:  Jeanine Alexander

Registration Deadline: First come, first serve

Where: Sunnybrook Farm—Calder School

  2879 Botterill Crescent Red Deer, AB T4R 2E5

Cost: $55 (Members) for whole day
         $70 (Non-Members) for whole day

The Getty Dubay Italic Handwriting program provides a legible, fluent and practical handwriting style. This writing practice session will provide direct instruction in letter formation, the transition from printing to cursive, an overview of the K‐6 curriculum and reference to current  research on handwriting. We will apply our new learning with a guided in‐class project. 

Registration includes delicious catered lunch 12—1:00 

Super Saturday

Afternoon Session: Embedded Letters

When: Saturday, April 25, 2020

           1:00 pm—4:00 pm 

Instructor:  Carrie Luckwell 

Registration Deadline: First come, first serve

Where:  Sunnybrook Farm—Calder School

   2879 Botterill Crescent Red Deer, AB T4R 2E5

Cost: $55 (Members) for whole day
         $70 (Non-Members) for whole day

Flourish the afternoon away while we create Embedded Letters inspired by the Zentangle Method. This playful technique incorporates the use of “aura” and “rounding” to embellish hand drawn letters. These beautiful letters can be used in a variety of ways: journals, envelopes, bookmarks, gift tags and even as framed art!

 

(No previous lettering or Zentangle experience required.) 

Registration includes delicious catered lunch 12—1:00

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