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December 2018

Club Day and Christmas Party

December 8 at 10:30 am - 2:30 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

Please join us for the December Club-Day and Christmas Party. 10:30-11:30 Meet and mingle Collect your Newsletter, Browse the Library books Displays What I do in addition to calligraphy Bladon group 2018 project Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available throughout the day. 11:30-12:30 Guest speaker/demonstrator: Simon Sonsino. “Textual Art - Impact and Intrigue” As a calligrapher, Simon's specialism is abstract expressionist art using calligraphy and all aspects of letterform. He has exhibited at Art in Action, and has written a…

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January 2019

Copperplate with Joy Daniels

January 12, 2019 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

Joy is a professional calligrapher and experienced tutor, accredited by the Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society. She has run the Copperplate Special Interest Group since 2015. This course will cover the basics of writing with a flexible pointed nib in the Copperplate style. The course is designed for anyone who would like to write in Copperplate, from complete beginners to those with some experience who wish to improve their hand and to practice under the helpful eye of the tutor.…

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February 2019

Italic Variations with Judith Porch

February 9, 2019 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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Judith Porch is an accomplished calligrapher based in Swansea. She has many years of teaching experience and this will be her first workshop with Oxford Scribes. Italic is one of the most useful styles in a calligrapher's repertoire.  Learn how to develop formal italic into a range of variations to suit differing moods and to reflect your personality. Over the course of the workshop you will have the chance to try a range of options from bold pointed forms to…

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March 2019

“In the Style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh”. An Introduction, with Dee Howley Gibbs

March 2, 2019 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 To gain initial insight and understanding of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's particular style of work, we will view and discuss some illustrations of his architecture, furniture, textiles and lettering. Worksheets, demonstrations, one to one assistance and tutor led group discussions, will help to encourage development of your work. Initial practise, working on a very short quotation of your choice, tidying up lettering and its spacing. (Please bring a piece of text of about 5 to 12 words. They could be…

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