“Other usual tools and materials”

by Adrianne Proctor, VP-Programs, Feb 2017

At times, we mention “other usual tools and materials” in the meeting supply lists, so I came up with the list below. As you read it, don’t be alarmed: kind and helpful fellow members can probably help you fill in the blanks.

* Clean-up cloths (I pre-fold 15 or […]

Brush Duet: The Interplay of Edged & Pointed Brush

By Eliza Schulte Holliday TCG 2-day Workshop Weekend: February 24th & 25th, 2017

Duet: The Interplay of Edged & Pointed Brush: It won’t be long before Eliza Schulte Holliday will be traveling here from Cholula, Mexico to teach our guild her 2-day workshop during the weekend of February 24th & 25th.

The La Quinta […]

Making Signs the Trader Joe’s Way

Tim Zerkel, sign painter at Trader Joe’s TCG program: March 12, 2016

Tim Zerkel

Have you noticed the signs at Trader Joe’s? They’re engaging, colorful and creative! And they’re great for selling stuff! At the March 12 meeting, we’ll learn how Tim Zerkel and his fellow Trader Joe’s staff members create the bright and […]

Workshop by Amity Parks: A Sharp Pencil and Keen Eye

TCG 2-day Workshop Weekend: February 27 and 28, 2016, 9am – 5pm

Note: see below for Workshop Supply List

In this class, the humble pencil and its relatives become powerful tools in creating many effects from subtle to stunning. We will use pencils, erasers, graphite sticks/blocks, powdered graphite and their water-soluble cousins […]

Dan Mooney: Gilding Workshop

The gilded letter ‘C’ from Dan Mooney’s workshop

TCG 2-day Workshop Weekend: September 26 and 27, 2015, 8am – 5pm

Dan Mooney of Boston will be coming to teach us a workshop on the illuminated and decorated letter. Dan is well known for his gold work and tooling of gold. Visit his website to […]

Reggie Ezell: 26 Seeds — a year-long workshop in 2014

Reggie Ezell’s “26 Seeds” workshop, hosted by TCG in 2014 — Students’ Area (password access)

The Triangle Calligraphers’ Guild is excited to announce that we will be hosting Reggie Ezell’s workshop: “26 Seeds: A Year to Grow”.

We would like to invite all of our Calligrafriends to join us for this fabulous year-long workshop. Please […]

Art Graf Watercolor Graphite

Our wonderful Copperplate Teacher Jessica showed us a real treat during class. Art Graf Watercolour Graphite. It is powdered graphite. Mix it with water and fill your dip pen with it. It gives wonderful hairlines with the pointed pen, has a silver looking shine to it and here is the best – you can erase […]

50 Calligraphy Tips by Scribblers UK

Scribblers, the British Calligraphy and Illustrations supplier has a FREE compendium of 50 Calligraphy tips for download. Just follow this link:

50 Calligraphy Tips

Gutenberg Bible Paperblank Journal

Wonderful Gutenberg Bible Paperblank Journal Special Edition.

It’s rare in the bookstores and museum shops, but it is wonderful to have as a calligraphy notebook or journal! Some of our members already ordered a whole bunch. It has a good quality and a useful pouch in the back. A wonderful present for a fellow calligrapher! […]