Monday, March 17, 2014

Margaret Schmidt has sent a few more pictures of what you can expect at her workshop. She is visiting us in May, please see our earlier post on Tuesday 4th March for more information.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Journals: Come along and join us at our new venue.
A ‘show and tell’ will be held on Tuesday 1st April at The Gifford Gallery, 27a Poronui Street, Mt Eden, from 6pm to 9pm where we will share experiences and advice about keeping a journal. Have you kept one before? please bring it along. If you have never kept one, tonight might inspire you to start. Bring along a pencil, a ruler, an eraser, optional if you wish, something colourful to write with:- a parallel pen, a brush, a felt pen or a nib and holder.

Hillary's first workbook cover.

Where :- 27a Poronui Street, Mt Eden.
When  :- Tuesday 6pm - 9pm 1.4.14
Bring  :- pencil, ruler, rubber.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

We are very excited to confirm that Margaret Schmidt will be coming from Australia to Auckland to tutor a  3 day workshop.  Margaret is a very experienced and talented Calligrapher and the 3 days will be packed with creativity, fun, new techniques and learning.  For beginners to experienced, Calligraphers.
3 day workshop 9th 10th & 11th May  2014
Day 1 & 2  ‘Creative Calligraphy Cards’  workshop will be all about creating different effects with your lettering, decoration, colour, decorative papers and shapes.  A basic foundational or Italic hand will be used.  Lots of variation in these 2 days, it will be full on fun!!  Suitable for all levels.
Day 3   ‘Contemporary Pointed Pen’  this 1 day workshop will be more suited to more experienced calligraphers with an interest in Copper plate or fine nib work.The workshops will be held in Warkworth at Kowhai Art and Craft Centre.  We have applied for funding to assist us in bringing Margaret to NZ  and should know if we have been successful early April.  Therefore, the cost for the workshops will be finalised a bit nearer the time when we have been notified.
If we DO get our funding,  we are expecting the cost for each day (based on 10 attendees) to be $40.00
If we do NOT get funding,  we are expecting the cost for each day (based on 10 attendees) to be $60.00
The cost will be adjusted according to the number of people attending each workshop.
Please register your interest ASAP,  there will be a close off date of  30 April.  A Deposit of $30 will be required to secure your place at the workshops.

To register please contact - Gillian Carlsson - email -     Phone  09 4223740.