Suzan O’Connor put on an energetic, entertaining, and informative lecture: Hermann Zapf: A Legacy in Lettering.
Before the meeting, Suzan O’Connor and Beth Morton show various books containing Hermann Zapf’s calligraphy and fonts he developed. One of the quotes that was pointed out: “ There is always a little heart blood in the ink we use.”
There were several items on the share table, including an invitation sent to our guild, for the Graceful Envelope Contest, from the Washington, D.C. guild. Rules and dates are on the flyer. Remember to bring anything you want to show, at meetings, to put on the Share Table.Suzan O’Connor put on an energetic, entertaining, and informative lecture: Hermann Zapf: A Legacy in Lettering.
At the January Mini Workshop, Guild Members created over 137 handmade Valentines for the Battered Womens Shelter! Fun was had all around as members got the chance to try several different styles of creating these beautiful, heartfelt pieces of art!
Here are some photos from December’s Potluck. Members brought yummy food to share, donations for the Battered Women’s Shelter, and special artworks for the share table! Kimberly collected the gift cards for the teens at the Battered Women’s Shelter, as well as other gifts and clothing for the other residents there. Laura signed up participants for the annual decorated envelope exchange. A good time was had by all!
A slide of the Akim hand, developed by Hans Joachim Burgert, from Beth Morton’s presentation.
Brian Zampier’s photo of his needle-felted alphabet. (Share Table)
Beth Morton, answering questions, at her Early Bird table, before her presentation on Hans Joachim Burgert. Some members are practicing the Akim hand, at the Early Bird table.
Laura Herold’s handmade books, at the share table. These books, “Rosie Kelly style”, were made in a class with Maggie Gillikin and Leslie Winakur. Also at the share table, Suzan O’Connor shares this piece that she owns.
At our October Mini, Natalie Fowler walked us through how to make some amazing cards using Alcohol Ink! Each member was able to experiment with multiple mediums and techniques.