Workshops

AUCKLAND

THE FRAKTUR SCRIPT WORKSHOP WITH PETER GILDERDALE:  Sunday, 4th October 2020, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

When:  Sunday, October 4 2020, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm        
Where:  Gifford Gallery, Poronui Street, Mt Eden, Auckland
Tutor:  Peter Gilderdale

We are privileged to have Peter Gilderdale take us through the basics of the Fraktur script at our next workshop. Numbers are limited so enrol early.

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Cost:  $35 members
           $45 non-members

REGISTRATION:  Please email newzealandcalligraphers@gmail.com to indicate your interest, then deposit amount in our bank account 01-0288-0137566-00 to confirm your place.  Be sure to include your name in the reference.

MATERIALS LIST:  Usual calligraphy gear (pen, ink, Zeta pad, Pilot Parallel 3.8mm would be ideal). If you need assistance knowing what to bring email us and we will let you know.

Peter Gilderdale

Biography:
Peter Gilderdale teaches at AUT where he has held a number of roles including heading the communication design department.  He has worked professionally as a calligrapher in New Zealand and Denmark where he wrote the first Danish how-to-do-it Calligraphers Peter has worked for a range of clients over the years, notably Marisco – creating their Kings series wine labels.

As an author Peter also wrote the Little Yellow Digger ABC for which he created a calligraphic alphabet. This played to his interest which is in alphabet design…He is also known for his published work on the history of postcards and Christmas cards.  On occasions he also incorporates his interests in history, calligraphy and handwriting into creating props for film and TV.