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Paper & Ink Arts, demonstrating and selling lettering supplies and books.
Exaclair, Inc., providing opportunity to learn about and try Brause pens, inks and papers.
Terban & Co. writing accessories
ABCDesigns pins by Claire Ingley
The Artisans handmade papers
Oh My Word Calligraphy
Sheila Waters Calligraphy
Indigo Rose calligraphy by Sharon Eppler
Beth McKee paper products
Michael Clark calligraphic clocks
10 am to
White House Calligraphers
Calligraphers who letter invitations, menus and award certificates for White House, State Department and other top-level events will show samples of their work, talk about their job, and demonstrate techniques.
Participants: Rick Paulus, Debra Brown, and Jennifer Kolls.
2 pm: Washingtons Wedding Calligraphers
With unique invitations, elegant envelopes, and artistic accessories, they put the wow in weddings and other gala events. See samples from some top wedding calligraphers and watch as they letter with flourish and flair.
Participants: Pat Blair, Chris Tischer, and Jill Norvell.
2 to 4 pm:
Calligraphy as Creative Expression
Lettering artists will demonstrate multiple techniques to put emotion behind the message, including lettering with brush and unconventional tools, contemporary letterforms, and color layering.
Participants: Michael Clark and Barbara Gere.
10:15-11: Old English with Mary Lou OBrian
11:15-12: Hands-on introduction to calligraphy with Susan Easton
12:15-1: Lettering on fabric with Louise Megginson
1:15-2: Hands-on lesson in improving your handwriting with Nan Jay Barchowsky
2:15-3: "Gothicized" italic with Sheila Waters
3:15-4: Creative holiday cards with Ella Jankowiak
Personalized bookmarks to benefit WCG
11-1: Mary Lou OBrian Go gothic with blackletter and Old English
12-1: Chris Tischer Lively Italic in holiday colors
1-3: Pat Blair Spencerian script with elegant embellishments
2-4: Barbara Gere and Dianne Garrett Brush lettering with fun highlights
2-4: Michael Clark Calligraphy with nontraditional tools
Personalized fabric items to benefit WCG
11-4: Louise Megginson Personalized aprons, totes, and gift bags
Graceful Envelope winners on display
Silent Auction of artwork by top calligraphers
Hourly raffle drawings
WCG memberships, items and Scripsits for sale
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