Welcome to the Colorado Calligraphers' Guild home on the web.
The Colorado Calligraphers' Guild was formed to promote the study, practice and appreciation of calligraphy in all its historical and present day applications, to encourage individual excellence and foster a deeper understanding of calligraphy.
A non-profit organization, the Guild elects officers and holds regular meetings to conduct its business.
Guild News -May 23th, 2013
June 15th, A Taste of Italic
Join us for an
introduction to the italic hand in this last class of the season! This is a
perfect class if you’ve never tried italic and a good refresher if it is a
familiar hand. It is also precursor to an exciting guest instructor the Guild
is working to schedule for Fall this year!
deadline: Monday, June 10
Cost: $50 for members, $80 for non-members, ($30 can be applied
to the current years membership dues). Materials/Supply fee is $10 payable to
the instructor the day of the class.
To reserve your space for a workshop, please send the
full fee payable to:
Colorado Calligraphers’ Guild or "CCG"
Attn. Ed Erfurth
6721 E. Blue Jay Drive,
Parker, CO 80138.
Watch for the launch of PayPal on the website in the
next couple days!
Please include your email address and phone number so we
may send you a class confirmation.
3690 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80209
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Student Supplies List: Bring your usual toolbox with dip
pens, a variety of nibs, and ink. We will be using pencil and lined paper to
start and move on to dip pens with a large nib (3 mm Tape or Brause, Speedball
C2, or Mitchell 1). Bring a good quality bond paper, T-square, and a board to
Bring your own lunch.
Optional Supplies: Several sheets of good paper
provide: Handouts, lined paper
QUESTIONS? Call or email Sylvia at: 970 206-1407 email@example.com
Ask the Expert. Our newsletter is now taking questions about calligraphy. Do you you have a question about nibs, paper, ink, or even quills? What should you learn first, Italics, Foundational, or Uncials? Click on our 'Contact Us' link at the top of this page to send us an email with your questions for our next newsletter. We are on Facebook too: search for 'Colorado Calligraphers'.
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