Workshops

AUCKLAND

Dates for Workshops 2021 held by New Zealand Calligraphers Society at Gifford Gallery, 27a Poronui Street, Mount Eden, Auckland

MARCH 7th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Work and Share
APRIL 11th – Workshop, Details to come
MAY 2nd, 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Work and Share
JUNE 13th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm – AGM
JULY 4th, 2:00 – 5:00 pm – Workshop
AUGUST 1st, 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Work and Share
SEPTEMBER 5th, 2:00 – 5:00 pm – Workshop
OCTOBER 3rd, 3:00 – 5:00 pm – Work and Share
NOVEMBER 7th, 2:00 – 5:00 pm – Workshop with Marian Riddell
DECEMBER 5th, 3:00 – 5:00 pm – End of Year Party

Dates for Term 1, 2021 for classes held by Margaret Woollett

Saturday February 20thIMPORTANT Due to Auckland moved to Level 3 Lockdown from Monday, 15 February, please contact Margaret directly at woolletts@gmail.com before enrolling on the class.
Beyond Beginner Pens
If you have taken my Introduction to Calligraphy this is a great class to participate in, to continue your italic hand. You will learn to use a metal nib, find out more about how this impacts and improves the contrasts of your thick and thin strokes.

Saturday February 27th
Pointed Brush Lettering
Come and have a fun day using a pointed brush, learning how to manipulate and make modern lettering using this tool.

Saturday March 20th
Pens, Paper, Pigments
A day of experimentation and play learning the ‘How’ of using different pigments, Papers, amd Pens.How using each different medium changes and enhances your lettering bringing it to another level. Discover the joy in play and making!

Saturday March 27th
Making a Simple Bound Book
A workshop learning the steps as to ‘how to make a book’ . We will look at different binding styles and you will make a small journal book to take home.

Saturday April 10th
Modern Pointed Pen Lettering
We will take the elegance of Copperplate lettering script and give it a modern contemporary twist. learning to use a fine pointed metal nib, creating thicks and thins strokes. this workshop will focus on fun, modern letters.

Saturday April 17
Embossing and Debossing Letters
Learn the skill of Embossing/Raised lettering to enhance your lettering projects.We will also learn how to Deboss using a number of different techniques. Embossing can be applied to simple shapes and geometric patterning.

All Class times are Saturday 9:30am till 3:30pm. 5 hours tuition
Classes are limited to 12 participants.. maximum class size.
Costs vary, according to the different classes. I supply all materials you will use for the class, and you will take home for your pleasure and record such supplies you receive for class.

You will find more information and all details for each class posted on my FaceBook Page: MWCalligraphy
More detailed Class content and costs are posted on FaceBook for your information, venue address. Just click on the ‘EVENTS’ tab on the left hand side of the page.

EVENING CLASS. I am hoping to take an evening class on a Tuesday evening from 7pm – 8:30 where I will concentrate on Lettering Styles and you will be working on a small project to complete in the 4 weeks of classes. Please ;et me know if you are interested in this class. It will be a small class of 6 participants only.