Learning the Art of Calligraphy
The Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto offers courses featuring local, regional and international instructors primarily at our studio facilities at Neilson Park Creative Centre. Open to youth and adults, CAGT members have registration priority; non-members pay a small additional cost.
Interested in modern or traditional calligraphy? Learning scripts using tools such as the broad edge pen, pointed pen, brush, marker? Art techniques from illumination, book and paper arts? Individual course information details will help ensure the best fit for your skill level and interest.
To inquire or register for a course or workshop, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cheques can be submitted c/o CAGT 56 Neilson Drive, Toronto M9C1V7.
Highly anticipated, internationally recognized artist Heather Held presents her most recent foray inornamental lettering: Victorian style versals brimming with charm - garden florals, vines, leaves, and even some bugs and butterflies
10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., with a one-hour lunch break
$45 members/$65 Friends and non-members
Registration opens to members on September 23, and on October 11 for Friends and non-members.
Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one week prior to course start.
Heather Victoria Held is a Canadian freelance-lettering artist who operates The Victorian Pen studio in St. George, Ontario. She has studied extensively with Master Penman Michael Sull and Master Penman Brian Walker. In 2009 she was the recipient of the Spencerian Heritage Award given through Michael Sull at the Spencerian Saga. She was a long-time member of Master Penman Brian Walker’s Spencerian Review Study Group, CLAS, The Copperplate Special Interest Group, and a faculty member of several International Calligraphy Conferences.
During 2013-2014 she served as the President of IAMPETH and continues to support IAMPETH on the Board of Directors as an advisor and as an instructor for the conferences. Her teaching style is gentle and encouraging while helping students to achieve the next level in their skill sets. Her work in promoting handwriting skills has attracted television, magazine and radio coverage in Canada. She conducts intensive workshops in Offhand Flourishing, Decorative Lettering and Ornamental Penmanship world-wide. Her art work is in private collections around the world and has been featured in Pen World, Bound and Lettered, Calligrafia, Somerset Studio, Romantic Homes, The Penman’s Journal, The Spencerian Review, 1000 Handmade Cards. The Speedball Textbook, The Copperplate Manual and Good Mail Day. She and her husband Chris create hand dyed or painted Held Pens which are highly sought after and in the hands of artists throughout the world.
1) A substitute can be found.
If people are on the waiting list, they are given a chance to fill the spot. If none available, enrolee may find a substitute
2) There is a death in the immediate family
(i.e. spouse, child or parent)
3) The workshop is cancelled
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