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February 2019

A-Z and everything in-between: A celebration of calligraphy

February 16 at 10:00 am - April 17 at 4:00 pm
Thame Museum, 79 High Street
Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 3AE United Kingdom
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Free

Oxford Scribes Calligraphy Exhibition 2019 A-Z and everything in-between: A celebration of calligraphy. The exhibition will focus on Alphabets from any period of history or culture, as well as the newly designed, and will include work based on texts which have inspired our members. Thame and the surrounding area have also proved to be inspirational and work exhibited will be varied; from traditional gilding to modern 3D work using gold, inks, beautiful papers, stone and glass.   Venue: Thame Museum Museum opening…

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May 2019

Workshop: Meander Book and Matching Box with Barbara Jupe

May 11 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£30 – £35

The aim is to learn two structures: a small meander book and a matching box. The book is a variant on the accordion book, using a square of paper instead of a strip. It will have hard covers at either end and be tied with ribbon. The rigid box is made from mount board and covered with decorative paper. The lid has edges flush and the base a lipped edge. If time allows, participants may add calligraphic content to the…

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June 2019

Islimi with Sylvie Gokulsing

June 8 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Village Hall, Stanton St John, Stanton St John Village Hall
Middle Lane, Stanton St John, Oxfordshire OX33 1HD United Kingdom
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£30 – £35

Islimi is Islamic biomorphic design. We will be working on the ‘Hatayi’ style which is based on stylized plant motifs. These can be used for a full or a partial border design or as a single motif on a piece of work. They are infinitely variable and simple to draw. (Think 'doodling’) We will begin by exploring individual leaf and flower motifs before uniting them in a complete design. We will then look at two different methods of adding colour…

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