Workshops

 

Calligraphers’ Guild of Manitoba

Fostering creative expression through hand lettering and related arts

 

 
Past workshops

2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2013
 

We offer instructional workshops and classes with local and national artists. Classes offered include: traditional and contemporary calligraphy, and book and paper art.

Calligraphers’ Guild of Manitoba workshops, 2016-17

Landscaping the Page, April 28 and April 29, 2017
Class instructor: Laura Eriksson

Laura Eriksson, The Sea

Fraktur (a form of Gothic lettering), February 25, 2017
Class instructor: Tasha de Guzman

Tasha de Guzman, Fraktur

Crossed Structure Book Binding, November 5, 2016
Class instructor: Lauren Campbell

Roman Capitals, October 15, 2016
Class instructor: Ike Derksen

Ike Derksen, Roman Capitals

Paste Paper and Painted Tyvek, September 17, 2016
Class instructor: Edith Banman

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Calligraphers’ Guild of Manitoba workshops, 2015-16

Calligraphy on the GO! and Developing a Personal Script,
May 7 and May 8, 2016
Class instructor: Sharon Zeugin
Course details, PDF

Sharon Zeugin, Calligraphy on the GO!

Lettering on Occasion: Copperplate for Beginners, Saturday, March 19, 2016
Class instructor: Kathie McIlvride

Kathie McIlvride, Copperplate lettering

Sign Painting, February 13, 2016
Class instructor: Ike Derksen

Sign painting class participants at work.

Class participants at work

Pens, Paint and Paper, January 16, 2016
Class instructor: Kathie McIlvride

Pens, Paint and Paper
Pens, Paint and Paper workshop description

Beginner’s Gothic, November 14, 2015
Class instructor: Kathie McIlvride

Kathie McIlvride, Gothic

Beginner’s Uncial, October 17, 2015
Class instructor: Kathie McIlvride

Kathie McIlvride, Uncial

CGM workshops, 2014-15

Beginner’s pointed brush, May 16, 2015
Class instructor: Kathie McIlvride

Kathie McIlvride, Jump Sing Laugh Dance

Bookbinding, March 14, 2015
Class instructor: Janet Carroll

Janet Carroll, handmade books

Decorating book covers with Tyvek, January 17, 2015
Class instructors: Edith Banman and Charlotte Konrad

Edith Banman, Tyvek book cover

Beginner’s Italic, November 8, 2014
Class instructor: Kathie McIlvride

Kathie McIlvride, Thank you.

Strong Lines, Working with the Pilot Parallel Pen, October 4–5, 2014
Class instructor: Alice Young

Alice Young, strong lines

CGM workshops, 2013-14

Fun with capitals, April 12, 2014
Class instructors: Charlotte Konrad and Kathie McIlvride

Charlotte Konrad, variation of Roman capitals.

Paper marbling, March 8, 2014
Class instructor: Janet Carroll

Marbled paper. A CGM workshop.

Neuland, February 15, 2014
Class instructor: Ike Derksen

Ike Derksen, Neuland.

Foundational script, January 11, 2014
Class instructor: Kathie McIlvride

Kathie McIlvride, foundational script.

Painted letters and words, November 9–10, 2013
Class instructor: Lorraine Douglas

Workshop participants, starting with basic monoline letters, created unique watercolour painted letters, words and quotes.

Lorraine Douglas, Shanti.

Creating a handmade journal, October 19, 2013

Class participants, following the instruction of book artist Charlotte Konrad, created two unique journals using two types of binding, and an abundance of beautiful paper and decorative bits.

Charlotte Konrad, handmade journal.

CGM workshops, 2013

Monoline, May 20, 2013

Twelve dynamic letter art layouts were presented by Kathie McIlvride at her monoline workshop. Using these layouts as a starting point, participants filled their hand-crafted journals with lettering.

Kathie McIlvride, monoline lettering.

Uncials, April 6, 2013

After completing a beautifully prepared workbook, participants created perforated monograms at calligrapher Kathie McIlvride‘s full day Uncial workshop.

Kathie McIlvride, Uncial monogram.

Italics, March 2, 2013
Class instructor: Kathie McIlvride

Kathie McIlvride, Italic.

Paste paper, February 16, 2013
Class instructor: Edith Banman