Monday, 15 October 2007

Leicestershire Calligraphers exhibition

Leicestershire Calligraphers are having their exhibition from 19th Nov '07 to 4th Jan 2008 in the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Long Street, Wigston Magna. Entrance is Free. For more information click here exhibition

Northumbrian Scribes exhibition

Northumbrian Scribes have an exhibition on at the moment at Bede's World in Jarrow titled A Fine Line. It's running until 13th November '07. For more information on the group visit their website at

Saturday, 13 October 2007

Watch out for our website coming soon!!

Our website is currently in development so watch this space for more details. The site will be

Cut Lut Lettering with Terry Johnson - Oct 2007

Today's workshop was with Terry Johnson, a local calligrapher and artitect that has visited us to do various workshop sessions over the past few years. This time we looked specifically at Cut Out Lettering, experimenting with the effects and patterns that are created.

Cut Out Lettering workshop - October 07

Some examples of our work with Cut Out Lettering with Terry Johnson

Terry Johnson workshop - October 13th 2007

Brilliant examples of Terry's work with cut out lettering

September meeting - Experimental Colour

Unfortunately I missed this session so I'll update it with photos when I can get some from the other members of the group

photos from June workshop on Italics

Jilly Hazeldine - Italic Workshop - June 9th 2007

Gillian visited us in June to to a workshop on Variations on Italic - this was a really useful day which provided us with a good opportunity to develop our Italic hand. (Jilly, centre in blue top)