Julie Wildman's March 28-29 workshop has been canceled due to CV-19

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.

Below: "Letters are symbols" by Julian Waters - When Gothic Meets Uncial workshop (cancelled)


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 ~ Canceled due to covid-19 restrictions
Membership information ~ How to join or renew
Scholarships ~ Zapf Education Fund
Scripsit ~ WCG's journal
Workshops ~ Spring workshops canceled due to covid-19

Julian WatersDue to the covid-19 pandemic, WCG has made the final decision to cancel all Spring Workshops for 2020. We hope to re-offer these workshops possibly in Spring 2021.
  Graceful Envelope Scripsit25 Years of
Graceful Envelopes

The Fall 2019 Scripsit celebrates many of the envelope masterpieces selected as Graceful Envelope Contest winners since the contest's inception 25 years ago. Enjoy 270 Graceful Envelopes by 147 lettering artists in 48 full-color pages.

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

Last updated March 27, 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.

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