[Scriptoris] Beginning Calligraphy Class - Sunday 5/22 3pm, host Stargate Scribes

Hillary Greenslade hillaryrg at yahoo.com
Mon May 16 10:16:57 PDT 2005

Stargate Scribes Class – ‘Carolingian Calligraphy; a beginning script’
Learn the basics of calligraphy, pens, inks, papers, and how to get started lettering.
Some bench-tricks and basic line layout will be covered also. 
Beginners and above are welcome! 

Date:  Sunday, May 22nd	 (after Loch Baronial)
Time:  3-6pm
Location:  Oaks Presbyterian Church, 
      (in student classroom at parking lot end of wing)
Address: 1576 Chantilly, Houston 77018
Teacher:  Hillary Rose Greenslade

Supplies to bring: 
Bring what you have, some supplies available for purchase or borrow.  
   (available at Texas Art Supply, Michael’s or Hobby Lobby)
** Sample supplies to show at the next Stargate Guild - Tues. 5/17 - see before you buy! 

Pens – dip pen nibs & holder:  Speedball holder, Nibs- C2, C3, or C4, 
         (other brands ok: Mitchell, Hunt, Tape) 
         (cartridge pens ok, if you already have, and don’t want to use dip pens)
Ink – Pelican 4001, Higgins Eternal or Calligraphy, Calli, Speedball
Paper – large pad of paper, 11x14 or larger, 
          recommend: Arches, Canson, Strathmore, Diplomate    
         (make sure it’s ok for pen & ink).  Extra paper will be available at class.  
Ruler – metal, cork backed, 24” or longer ruler, ‘T-square ruler’ highly suggested.
White Eraser – ‘magic rub’ brand
Pencil – technical pencil or hard lead (type -HB)
Aimes Lettering Guide – (optional) near rulers, small plastic rule with circle dial
Lap/drawing board – (optional)  Staedtler wooden drawing board recommended, 
(see: http://www.michaels.com/art/online/displayProductPage?productNum=fa0050)

Classes this summer will include:
‘Tools & Materials’ by Rose Cathan 
‘Quill Preparation’ by Thomas atte Wood.   
If you have a class to offer, please let me know.  
Classes most likely WILL NOT REPEAT within the year, so plan your schedule accordingly. 

If you plan to attend, please RSVP, so I have enough table space available.  
All are welcome, you do not have to be in Stargate to participate.  

Keep lettering! 
Hillary Greenslade, Stargate Scribes Guild
hillaryrg at yahoo.com

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