on President's Day
WCG members (pictured below) discussed the kinds
of lettering they do on behalf of "official Washington":
* Rick Paulus, head White House calligrapher: invitations and menus.
* Marta Legeckis, freelancer: Department of the Interior awards
* Mary Lou O'Brian, Inkwell Studio: appointment certificates and
For more about the work of the White House calligraphers, Marta Legeckis and Mary Lou O'Brian, including work methods and numerous images, see the Fall 2007/Winter 2008 issue of Scripsit.
The menu for the U.S. Department of
State (above left) was lettered by Jennifer Kolls and the invitation
(above right) by Debra Sohasky Brown. The invitation and menu at left were lettered by Marta Legeckis.
The artwork of eminent
calligrapher, type designer and logo artist Werner Schneider was
displayed and discussed at the Guild's September 2000 meeting. Two
examples of his work are pictured above.
Below: At the November 1999 meeting, members explained construction
of complex holiday cards, such as the pieces by Debra Brown (l.)
and Jill Norvell.
Mohamed Zakariya presented a program on Islamic calligraphy at a 2005 meeting.
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