The Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting (SCH) meeting schedule for the 2020-2021 year is listed below. View the meetings page for the time, location and directions to the meeting. Please arrive fragrance-free out of respect for others with sensitivities.
The meetings for September, October and November 2021 will be held virtually via Zoom. The SCH Board will decide in the Fall of 2021 whether or not the 2022 meetings will be in-person or via Zoom.
September 16, 2021
Covered, Non-Adhesive, Non-Sewn Book inspired by Hedi Kyle’s Blizzard Book with Selene Fisher via Zoom
Selene will present how to construct a book structure inspired by Hedi’s marvelous Blizzard book that holds art cards securely, but allows them to be removed, perused and rearranged to your heart’s content. This structure can be used for postcard collections or plein-air perambulations.
The supply list will be email to members before the meeting.
October 21, 2021
A Modern Book of Hours with Holly Monroe via Zoom
Holly’s digital presentation describes the steps that she takes to create her Modern Book of Hours, as well as showing the pages in the order of appearance. You will learn how she prepares the vellum, the tools and techniques that she uses for lettering, painting and for laying gold leaf. Plus a trip to the bookbinder!
November 18, 2021
Attention to Detail: Discovering and Using Subtle Changes for Refinement with Kristen Doty via Zoom
In this informal presentation, Kristen Doty will share various works in progress, and the additional steps taken, to illustrate how adding small details or changing things in a subtle way can refine and enhance the final work.
January 20, 2022
Labeling a Map: the Classic Hands + Map Coloring Basics with Jocelyn Curry
February 17, 2022
Victorian Pointed Pen Florals with Terri Kruger
Terri will present an Introduction to Victorian Pointed Pen Florals, a fun and versatile embellishment technique, for all levels (beginner to advanced). Using pointed pen, you will learn to make flowers, leaves, sprays and buds to create your own designs for borders, cards or lettering projects.
March 17, 2022
TBA with Kay Lewis and Announcement of 2022 – 2023 SCH Board Candidates
April 21, 2022
TBA with Katherine Malmsten
May 19, 2022
The Handcrafted Card with Brigitte Hefferan and Election of 2022 – 2023 SCH Board Members
Get inspired and create cards to showcase your lettering. Using paper as our canvas and just a few basic tools & techniques, you can make note cards that will delight and surprise your friends.