The Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting (SCH) enjoys being part of a community of societies, guilds and artists who promote interest and knowledge in the art form of beautiful lettering. 

Westcoast Calligraphy Society Workshop via Zoom: Fanciful Cadel Alphabet with Vivian Mungal

Dates:  September 13, 20, 27, 2023

Sessions:  3 – 3 hour sessions with a scheduled 15 min. break

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Pacific (PDT)

Class size:  minimum of 12 with a maximum of 25 students

Fee (for all three sessions):  $110 Cdn

NOTE: You do not have to be a member of Westcoast Calligraphy Soc. to register.  We are NOT charging a non-member fee.

Classes will be recorded, and the recordings will be available for 2 months.

View the workshop flyer here

Registration is a 2 step process… 

1. send an email to Violet Smythe to hold a spot/register  


Then, once you know you have a spot…

2. send payment, $110.00 Cdn by e transfer, to the WCS Treasurer at the following email address…

For international members please contact Violet for payment instructions (PayPal)

Washington State Fair Exhibit

The State Fair is accepting calligraphy entries for exhibit in September!  Please help me get this information to all the calligraphers in your area/guild.  Online registration is due by August 16, and entries must be brought to the Fair August 18-20.  Here are the details for all skill-levels of hobbyists/non-professionals (who will not be competing against teachers or professionals):

There is no cost to enter, and besides ribbons, winning entries can earn up to $100!  Each person can enter up to 6 items, and we can help get your pieces to the Fair. Entries must have been made within the past two years.   Entry categories (classes) are:

1 (class 4000) Letterforms only, on unaltered Paper

2 (class 4005)  Lettering with Embellishments, on Paper (embellishments can include backgrounds, flowers, illustrations, collage, embossing, etc.)

3 (class 4010)  Lettering on Material other than Paper (such as rock, wood, fabric items, metal, leather, cup, hat, etc…)

4 (class 4015)  Hand-made, hand-lettered Card  (no photocopies)

5 (class 4017) Envelope (public or fictitious addresses are best)

6 (class 4020). Hand-lettered book or booklet (folded or stitched)

This is a wonderful opportunity to display your work to the public! 

For more information, go to the Washington State Fair website, click on “Get involved”,  then “Enter a Competition”, “Hobby Hall”, and scroll down to Calligraphy (Division 213).  The help number is (253)841-5066.

Online Calligraphy Classes

Calligraphy and Book-making Classes with Sally Penley

Papier de Charmin, Sept 2, 2023 10 am to 1 pm. For more information, see link below.

Calligraphy Classes with Reggie Ezell on Zoom

Paul Antonio Basic Calligraphy Videos

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Use PASPRQB25  to get 25% off when purchasing  the whole Basic Prerequisites Collection.

Additional Online Classes

Private or Group Lessons with Kathy Barker

Kathy Barker teaches private and group lessons in her home studio.  For further information or to arrange a lesson, please email Kathy Barker at

Classes with Lisa Tsang

Lisa Tsang is available to teach. View her resume and portfolio.

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