Kaligrafos Fall Workshops

Kalligrafos, the Dallas Calligraphy Society, is an organizational member of IAA and hosts many of its workshops here at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts. This fall Kaligrafos is offering Jeri Wright: Watercolor Flowers Using Your Automatic Pen in September and Contemporary Scrips with Mike Gold in October. For more about the society, see the website: http://www.kaligrafos.com or contact workshops@kaligrafos.com.


 

WATERCOLOR FLOWERS USING YOUR AUTOMATIC PEN

Join us for a mini workshop with Jeri Wright and learn to make flowers with your Automatic Pen.

When: Saturday – September 20, 20149:00 a.m. to Noon

Where: Irving Art Association Located at: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving,TX 75061.

Supplies to bring:

• Automatic Pen – Size 6 (preferably), or size 5
• Watercolor Palette (inexpensive type is fine)
• Spritzer
• Paper towels
• Small water pot
• Small pointed brush
• Micron Pigma pen (#05) or black fine point ink pen
• Paper – watercolor paper in tablet is fine, arches text wove (just be sure your paper can take a wash)
• White gouache
• Plastic well palette (for mixing colors)

$3.00 supply fee for handouts.

CALL JERI at (972/998-5442) OR EMAIL at jeribill2003@yahoo.com & RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW.


Contemporary Scripts with Mike Gold

October 4-5, 2014 $140

Mike is an internationally respected and published calligrapher/lettering artist with a strong background in design and holds a master’s degree in visual communications.

Mike’s passion for lettering carries over into his fine art.

Check out Mikes’ web presence: http://www.abbeygolddesign.com/home.html

Location: Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75061

Priority registration is given to Kaligrafos members until 30 days prior to workshop. http://www.kaligrafos.com workshops@kaligrafos.com

 


 

Kaligrafos will host a slideshow on Friday, October 3 where Mike will present his work “Falling in Line”

In the talk featuring Mike’s work and the work of those that influenced him, Mike describes how he fell in love with line and letters while also discussing how he fits into a distinguished lineage of calligraphers, both Western and Eastern. While Mike makes readable letters by day working as a senior designer at American Greetings in Cleveland, his personal work is more concerned with making visual works that incorporate the essence of calligraphy without depending on the calligraphy solely for meaning. The talk presents both the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde sides of his work.

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