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April 2018

Exhibition: Collaborations @ North Wall Gallery

April 16 at 10:00 am - May 2 at 4:00 pm
North Wall Theatre, South Parade, Summertown
Oxford, OX2 7JN
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Free

In this collaborative project, our members interpret extracts from original poems written by pupils from St Edward’s School for the school’s Gittings poetry competition. More details

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May 2018

Workshop: Marion McKenzie on Blackletter script – Gothic Textura

May 12 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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£25 - £30

SYNOPSIS: On this workshop we will look at the classic Blackletter script - Gothic Textura. Not quite as simple as it looks but very achievable. It is a classic accompaniment to copperplate if used in small quantities. There were no capital letters designed for this script (roman caps. or uncials were commonly used) but we can design an appropriate alphabet to suit the individual. Marion has a fascinating book on gothic typefaces, which she will bring. Cost: £25 (members), £30 (non-members). click below to see…

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June 2018

Workshop: Mark L’Argent on Painted Letters

June 9 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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£25 - £30

SYNOPSIS: This workshop explores the tools and techniques of drawn and painted letters using a pointed sable brush. Learn how to create letters or use existing forms, and paint these on to paper. The painted letter can be applied to a variety of surfaces: silk, cotton, calico, wood, driftwood, stone, slate, and paper tissue using sable watercolour brushes with a variety of paints including gouaches and acrylics. In this workshop the basic techniques are introduced using gouaches, tempera and acrylics on papers. Cost: £25 (members),…

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July 2018

Club Day and Summer Party

July 14 at 10:00 am - 2:00 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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Free

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September 2018

Workshop: Sue Smith on Calligraphic Knitting

September 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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£25 - £30

SYNOPSIS: In this workshop we will look at ways of developing texture in calligraphy by experimenting with different rhythms and layers. We will use a variety of tools and discover the specific marks that they make. We will work towards producing a small origami book full of ideas and sample textures as a reference for future work. It will not be possible to complete a full book, however instructions will be given on the very simple process necessary to finish it later. Cost: £25…

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October 2018

Workshop: Tim Noad on Islamic Illumination

October 13 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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£25 - £30

Details to follow. Cost: £25 (members), £30 (non-members).

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