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January Meeting Friday 12th

Peninsula Scribes Meeting
Friday, January 12, 2018
Sequim Community Chiurch
10:00 a.m.
Program Presentation by
Linda O’Neill
1)  Taking a Project from Beginning to End
Linda will talk about her final poster project in Carol DuBosch’s year-long study class.  She will show the steps she took in finishing her final project — a poster entitled “Birds & Words”.

Birds and words stroked and levels

2)  Akim Cursive
Linda will demonstrate Hans Joachim Burgert’s informal script he named Akim Cursive.  It is a fun, relaxed, informal type of script which is most attractive and easily learned, but requires practice for proficiency.  This script breaks from traditional calligraphic scripts
Supplies:
  •      monoline pen (fine line ballpoint pen is preferable) Linda likes the Pilot G-(0.38) todo Akim.
  •     Lined paper  (i.e. notebook paper, or layout bond prelined before class.
  •     Supply fee:  $2 for handouts
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December Meeting

Our December 9th meeting was a lot of fun.  We began with an “Immersion in Italics” led by Genaveve Starr.  We then participated in a holiday potluck. The food was delicious!  The  highlight was letter cookie decorating.

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October Meeting

At our October 13th meeting Susan Blenk led us in a review of Black Letters.


Botanical Project

Here is a sampling of Botanicals that have been finished for our Botanical project.

 


September Meeting

We started fall off with a great program by Carolynn Dallaire on Word Art. Here is Carolynn discussing letter creation with Susan Blenk.

This is exciting! Katharine, Suzanne and Stephanie, a three generational calligraphy family having fun together!

Pam Hunter, Our president having fun!

One members birthday card to her grandson.


Sequim Irrigation Festival

Jadie Henton and Susan Blenk (and picture-taker Sandy Placek) addressed envelopes and postcards colored by kids at the .  The queen and princesses stopped by to do theirs. Irrigation Fest 2017


March 10th Meeting

Genaveve showed us ideas on how to put fun back into practice.

cover for Practice!example of practice page

Here are some practice sheets from Elaine, Ruth and Marjorie.