Put It in Your Diary

Hello Members and Followers,

If you are organising your 2014 diaries now or soon remember to record the following dates:

Back to Basics - Saturday - 1 February 2014 - 1pm to 4pm with Gloria Scott. If you are interested in beginning Calligraphy or feel the need to review, this afternoon workshop is just for you. Gloria will really get us back to basics and introduce potential calligraphers to the basic knowledge that you need to know to begin your calligraphy travels. While those more experience may benefit with a refresher before the new calligraphy year starts.

Uncial - Wednesday - 12 February 2014 to 19 March 2014 -7pm to 9pm with Cathy Sayer. A relaxed six weeks learning the Uncial hand which is great for beginners as an introduction to Calligraphy. More experienced calligraphers are welcome to perfect this hand and pick up some hints and help along the way.
 

Merry Christmas to All

Dear Members and Followers,

We wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a safe New Year. May Santa bring you some calligraphy goodies for your stocking!

Talk - Painted Portals

Dear Members and Followers,


Painted Portals: Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts, their Makers and Readers

Presented by National Library of Australia

Event Details

Where
Conference Room
Level 4
National Library of Australia
Parkes Place
Canberra
ACT 2600

When
Monday 2 Dec 2013 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm (Australia/Canberra)

Workshop Reminder - Upright Copperplate

Dear Members and Followers,

A reminder to everyone about the upcoming full day workshop on November 9th, from 10.30am - 4.30pm - tutor Glenis. 
Upright Copperplate gives a slightly informal look to your work while maintaining the elegance of the traditional, slanted script.  
This workshop is suitable for everyone whether or not you have done Copperplate before.  Cost is $40 for members, $45 non-members.
Please let me know as soon as possible if you are interested in attending so that we  can finalise numbers.
Regards 
Meril
Workshop Co-ordinator
Calligraphy Southscribes Inc.
Mob. 0410596335

Another Workshop Success

Dear Members and Followers,

The latest workshop where Pat took members through their paces with ruling pens and other implements was a huge success.

See some of the results here:




Calendars

Dear Members and Followers,

The fantastic artwork from our Cronulla exhibition has been turned into fabulous Calendars just in time for you to order some for presents for those you love, or just to have handy in case one is needed!

Email your orders to Jan, A.S.A.P. so that they can be ready for a November delivery and we can distribute them at the Christmas Party. Email: treasurer@calligraphysouthscribes.com.au

Please read the questions below the calendar information.

The calendars cost $25.00 each

Calendar No 1.                                                       Calendar No 2.      (Alternative)

January
Sutherland
January
Kirrawee

February

Yowie Bay

February

Cronulla

March

Kurnell

March

Dolans Bay

April

Oyster Bay

April

Loftus

May

Sandy Point

May

Woronora

June

Illawong /Alfords Point

June

Port Hacking

July

Jannali

July

Royal National Park

August

Gymea

August

Woolooware

September

Engadine

September

Miranda

October

Caringbah

October

Royal Nat. Park Surrounds

November

Bonnet Bay

November

Before the Shire

December

Waterfall

December

Gymea Bay



Q.1         Would you like to buy one or more calendars?

Q.2         Would you like to buy one or more of each calendar or only prints of Calendar No. 1?

Q.3         Are there any more book orders?

The committee needs answers to these questions to print the correct number.  Calendar No 2. Is an alternative calendar that we will not print if there are not enough orders.

Book and Calendars can be viewed by contacting Jan at the email address above.

Fraktur - Six Week Lettering Workshop

Dear Members and Followers,

Don't forget that enrolments for the Fraktur workshop close soon! The commencement date is Wednesday 30 October 2013. 

Contact Meril for more information.

Supporting Local Arts Groups

Fall in Love with Handmade Paper - Woodies Fair Oyster Bay 2-3 November 2013

Event Info:
Southern Papermakers with their scrumptious supplies of hand made paper for you art needs. Paper Art, Cards, Books, sculptures and more, will be at the Oyster Bay Woodturners Fair on Sat 2 & Sun 3 Nov at The Cubby House, Como Rd (near Scylla Rd) Oyster Bay. 9.30 - 4pm. Toys furniture, sculptures. (Their craftsmen may be able to make items to support your art)

Rotunda - 6 Week Course

Dear Members and Followers,

I thought you would like to view the latest efforts from workshop participants in our six week Rotunda workshop. Glenis expertly took five keen students through the learning process of Rotunda. This particular Rotunda was an Italian variation, so all there is left to say is;
' Grazie Glenis e godere!'

Marjorie

Cathy

Jan


Meril

Gloria

October Meeting

Dear Members and Followers,

Our next meeting is on this Saturday the 12th October 2013 at the Sylvania Community Hall commencing at 9am. As this meeting will look at Courses and Workshops for next year, your input is required and greatly appreciated. Come along and share your thoughts on what you would like to learn or participate in next year.

News Update

Dear Members and Followers,

Did you know that William Lai’s daughter and son-in-law have renewed Wills Quills website.  This site is in now an online shop and direct purchasing site so if you need calligraphic supplies etc. it is worth a look.   www.willsquills.com.au
                               
We have been invited to attend an afternoon tea at The Artists Loft, 5 Coronation St. Hornsby on 16th November 1pm – 4pm to visit and support their textile and design exhibition.  If you are interested please email me by 30th September secretary@calligraphysouthscribes.com.au so we can organize the visit.

Remember our Open Day at Cronulla Central on Sunday 13th October, where anyone interested (including family or friends) can try out the pens, see demonstrations, find out about calligraphy and our courses between the hours of 11am -  2pm..

#Calligraphy Southscribes does not endorse any particular sales site, it only brings you the information. You should use your own discretion when dealing with suppliers.

Cronulla Central Exhibition Open For Viewing

Dear Members and Followers,

It was all go last Sunday (8th) with the official opening of our latest exhibition at Cronulla Central as these photos will tell. If you couldn't make it don't despair you still have plenty of time! The exhibition continues for the rest of September and into October and November, so tell everyone, it is worth a visit.
Thanks to Ronda for the great photos.









It's Here - Calligraphy Southscribes Latest Exhibition

Dear Members and Followers,

It's finally here. Our latest exhibition is now on show at Cronulla Central Atrium. Visit, view and enjoy!