Yves Leterme
John Neal Bookseller has compiled a list of online calligraphy classes by some of the best teachers worldwide.

WCG logo by Sheila Waters
Founded in 1976, the Washington Calligraphers Guild is a nonprofit organization of more than 500 U.S. and international lettering artists of all skill levels, from professional scribes to enthusiastic beginners and non-calligraphers who appreciate the lettering and book arts.

Art at left by Yves Leterme, who is teaching Built-Up (Drawn) Capitals online beginning May 13.


About the Washington Calligraphers Guild
Calligraphy classes in the Washington area
Freelance calligraphers ~ Hire a lettering artist
Graceful Envelope Contest ~ Postponed until 2021
History of calligraphy, lettering and typeface design
Links to websites of interest
Meetings ~ Cancelled due to covid-19 restrictions
Membership information ~ How to join or renew
Scholarships ~ Zapf Education Fund
Scripsit ~ WCG's journal; Spring issue (see below)
Workshops ~ Spring workshops cancelled due to covid-19

WCG member Carol DuBosch, a master Calligrapher in Portland OR, has been creating art every day in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Her passionate efforts have resulted in an eBook that she has gifted to the Oregon Food Bank to help encourage donations during this health crisis.

​As a thank you to anyone who donates on Oregon Food Bank’s website, you will have access to a downloadable version of Carol's eBook – The Calligraphic Coronavirus Chronicles (one day's artwork at right).


Bakhyt KadyrovaThe New Wave of Lettering Artists

The Spring 2020 Scripsit, edited by Randall M. Hasson, introduces readers to up-and-coming calligraphers and artists to keep an eye on as their careers flourish and mature.
Journal spread by Bakhyt Kadyrova

View Randall Hasson's Journal Techniques video.

Artwork by Sheila Waters for her series of articles in Letter Arts Review magazineE-mail the Guild

Last updated May 24, 2020 by the Washington Calligraphers Guild
P.O. Box 3688, Merrifield, VA 22116

WCG logo at top and "Calligraphy" above by Sheila Waters. The "abcxyz" artwork displayed along the left side of every page of this website is by Charlie Hughes and © Washington Calligraphers Guild.

Website administrator: Lorraine Swerdloff

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