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Valley Calligraphy Guild
Schedule of Meetings, Events and Projects

Location of General Meetings

Emmaus Lutheran Church
Fellowship Hall
1250 West 18th Avenue, Eugene
Most meeting start at 7 PM

Valley Calligraphy Guild General Meetings are often held on the 4th Thursday of the month. Other Thursday meetings and changes in schedule are indicated in color.

January 2019
Jan 4- Feb. 22 OSLP Arts & Culture Program Show "let's talk about love!"

Calligraphy Class - Learn the Foundational alphabet with Kay Beckham.
Beginner and intermediate level.
Thursday 3-5 PM for 8 weeks at New Hope Christian College, 2155 Bailey Hill Rd, Eugene, Rexius Center, room 102.
Cost $70 for VCG members. $80 for non-members. Fee includes handouts and supplies for special projects.
Supply list practice paper, (any blank copy or printer type paper will work at first, we will explore other papers in the first weeks), pencil and eraser,  zig calligraphy marker, (second week),  speedball c-2 nib and holder, and Higgins eternal ink
Contact Kay for more information or to register for the class <> or 541.513.1053


Calligraphy Workshop:
Love Your Letters
taught by Heidi Stolp and Judy Black at OSLP
Saturday, Jan. 26
1-3 PM
OSLP Arts & Culture Program
309 West 4th Ave. #100 Eugene
Cost $25
Click for flyer and link to registration

February 2019
1 Valley Calligraphy Guild at
Passion Flower

128 East Broadway, Eugene
VCG members will be writing names and greetings on cards that are purchased that evening between 5-8 PM. Contact Kay to if you can volunteer to scribe.
All month Valley Calligraphy Guild Calligraphy Exhibit
Camas Country Bakery and Store
91948 Purkerson Road
Junction City, OR
Tues - Saturday 8 AM - 3 PM

Valley Calligraphy Guild
Book Lab V
"Write" Now Book - taught by Judy Black and Heidi Stolp
9 AM-2 PM
$40 members / $45 non-members
All paper will be provided, thanks to a gift from Sandy Tilcock
Click for flyer

21 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM

Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
Program - An Alphabet based on lettering by Ben Shahn with examples by Heidi, Judy, Carole and others. See sample.
7 PM
Bring practice paper, ink and a folded style of pen. See examples on right.
Calligraphic Word of the month = SHINE
(Write out the word or some text inspired by the word and bring it to the meeting.)

March 2019
14 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
14 Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
Program - Kay Beckham - Design for Calligraphy
7 PM
April 2019
25 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM

Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
Program - An Alphabet taught by Yuki Tanaka using a Speedball B-nib

7 PM

Deliver framed pieces for Mt. Angel Abbey show including labels for each piece.

May 2019
  Valley Calligraphy Guild Calligraphy Show at Mt. Angel Abbey
16 Valley Calligraphy Guild BOARD MEETING
6 PM
16 Valley Calligraphy Guild GENERAL MEETING
Program - Nichol Rauch - Decorating envelopes
7 PM

Special Orders and Announcements
Order Calligraphic items created by members to support the Valley Calligraphy Guild
Pots & Pens 4

Pots & Pens 4  Calligraphy/Cook Book
click above for order information

Calligraphic Post Cards
click above for order information
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Index to Valley Calligraphy Guild Newsletters 1981-2012 click for pdf
Check Workshops web page for upcoming events

Send camera-ready submissions and holiday cards for the next issue of the
Valley Calligraphy Guild Newsletter
Please turn in items and
information to the Newsletter Team

Judy Black
2684 Chad Drive
Eugene OR 97408
541 485-2336

Edie Roberts
2366 Washington St.
Eugene OR 97405
458-205-8164 new

For information contact Valley Calligraphy Guild Chairperson Kay Beckham (541-513-1053)

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Page Updated - January 2019