SCH Meeting – November 16, 2017

The Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting’s (SCH) next meeting is Thursday, November 16th, starting at our new time, 6:30 pm, at Jubilee REACH,14200 SE 13th Place, Bellevue, WA 98007, in Room 203. Please view our meetings page for a map and directions.

Katherine Malmsten will be presenting flat brush lettering techniques. She will demonstrate different ways flat brushes can be used in lettering, how to change angles, pressure and manipulation for different effects. Then we will have an opportunity to try it ourselves.

Please bring 1/4″ – 1/2″ flat brush, natural or synthetic, that comes to an edge when wet; writing fluid of your choice (gouache, watercolor or ink), water container, palette and paper that doesn’t bleed.

Enjoy participating in an optional raffle for $2.00. Don’t forget about our new starting time at 6:30 pm. Visitors are welcome to attend to see if they would like to join our guild. We look forward to seeing you there!

SCH Meeting – October 19, 2017

The Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting’s (SCH) next meeting is Thursday, October 19th, starting at our new time, 6:30 pm, at Jubilee REACH,14200 SE 13th Place, Bellevue, WA 98007, in Room 203. Please view our meetings page for a map and directions.

Anne Bingham will lead us in making two variations of a Hedi Kyle Panel book. Please bring the following items:

  • a small cutting mat
  • X-acto or similar craft knife
  • double-sided tape or glue stick
  • scissors
  • awl
  • embossing tool
  • a bone folder

The supply fee is $2.00, payable to Anne.

Enjoy participating in an optional raffle for $2.00. Don’t forget about our new starting time at 6:30 pm. Visitors are welcome to attend to see if they would like to join our guild. We look forward to seeing you there!

SCH Fall 2017 Workshop: Moving Steps Book with Elsi Vassdal Ellis

On November 4, 2017 the Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting (SCH) will be sponsoring the workshop, “Moving Steps Book” with Elsi Vassdal Ellis in Renton, WA.

In this workshop we will make a Moving Steps book. This book structure comes from a direct mail solution for an HP promotion. We will examine through model-making the impact of paper weight, page width, and grain direction and explore various creative options.

Elsi Vassdal Ellis has been a practicing book artist for over 30 years. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is housed in many public and private collections. Since 1983 she has produced over 133 editions and 127 unique books employing a variety of reproduction techniques and materials.

For more information and the registration form, please view the workshops page on our website. We look forward to seeing you there!

SCH Meeting – September 21, 2017

The Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting’s (SCH) next meeting is this Thursday, September 21st, at 7pm at our new location, Jubilee REACH at 14200 SE 13th Place, Bellevue, WA 98007 in Room 203. Please view our meetings page for a map and directions.

Chantelle Hoffmann of Bespoke Strokes Calligraphy will be presenting calligraphy tools and toys and share what she learned at this year’s IAMPETH conference. This will be an opportunity to learn new tricks and to try out new calligraphy tools, such as, laser liners, ergonomic penholders and the Ames Lettering Guide.

Please bring your favorite penholder, nib and ink, two or three envelopes and several addresses for some lucky recipients. The supply fee is $3.00.

Enjoy participating in an optional raffle for $2.00. Visitors are welcome to attend to see if they would like to join our guild. We look forward to seeing you there!