CAT TAIL RUN HAND BOOKBINDING WORKSHOPS
New Cloth Bindings: May 8-9, 2008
Refurbishing I: June 5-6, 2008 or June 19-20, 2008.
School for Bookbinding Arts, At Cat Tail Run Hand Bookbinding, 2160 Cedar Grove Rd, Winchester, Virginia 22603, 540-662-2683 firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information and additional course listings, visit www.CatTailRun.com and click the link for workshops.
July 6-18, 2008: Two weeks in the south of France with Laurie Doctor. Explore drawing, painting and writing techniques. Your working material will be the landscape of southern France, the market, found objects and poetry. Color studies will be part of the exploration. Each student will choose a subject that they return to. Techniques taught are useful for advanced and beginning students. Food and lodging included at the lovely villa, Le Petit Rousset in the Dordogne region of France Contact: Beverly Held www.Rousset-perigord.org. Laurie Doctor www.lauriedoctor.com
Letters Mingle Souls, Chicago International Calligraphy Conference 2008
July 19-26, 2008.
POB 222, Lemont, IL 60439. $50 non-refundable deposit. $1200, $1100 through 12-31-07. Lower cost for commuter participants. Pre-registration form (see CALENDAR on website) www.chicagocalligraphy2008.org/calendar.htm.
John Neal Bookseller will set up a store for the week of this conference in the Chicago area. You do not have to be a conference participant to come shop. You will find a wide selection of books on calligraphy, illumination, bookbinding and papercraft along with shirts, cards, calendars and gift items.
John Neal, Bookseller is accepting pre-orders for pickup at Letters Mingle Souls. You receive a 10% discount and pay no shipping charges. You may call, email, fax or order online. If you order at www.johnnealbooks.com, type "LMS pre-order" in the Special Shipping Instructions box on the checkout page. While you do have to enter a valid credit card number when you checkout, pre-orders are not charged until shortly before the conference. Deadline for pre-orders is Monday, July 7. 800-369-9598. 336-272-6139. email: email@example.com.
You do not have to be a conference participant to pre-order items for pickup at Letters Mingle Souls.
IAMPETH 59th Annual Convention.
(The International Association of Master Penmen, Engrossers and Teachers of Handwriting)
Aug 4-10, 2008.
Embassy Suites Hotel, Palm Springs, CA. A series of shorter classes during the week on pointed pen and other topics. You make arrangements for meals and for lodging (rates start at $85/night).
John Neal Bookseller will set up a store for this conference in Palm Springs, CA. You do not have to be a conference participant to come shop. You will find a wide selection of supplies and books on penwork, calligraphy, illumination, bookbinding and papercraft along with shirts, cards, calendars and gift items. This is a pointed pen conference, so if your main interest is in other areas, let us know well in advance so we can bring items of interest to you.
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