We use traditional surface gilding in classically simple and creativley unorthodox
contexts, adding leaf as a shiny playful accent on a graphic illustration, or as a border on the edge
of a Chinese calligraphic symbol (like the gilded edge of a book page) - wherever it feels right!
Font Club will meet July 19th, Saturday at 3pm. Graphic designer and letterer Liz Cooke will be giving a presentation
on a calligraphy workshop she recently took in Rome, Italy. To see or purchase her work visit
After her presentation there will be a work session designing, scanning and importing glyphs into FontLab or Fontographer to create a typeface. Call Vince or Yvette at (504) 525-4691 for more information or if you have any questions.
Font Club normally meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month. For great information, webinars, and more go over to FontLab's forum.fontlab.com
Also you can visit www.aiganeworleans.org for graphic design events and meetings in New Orleans.
New Orleans Lettering Arts Association will meet on Saturday, June 14th, at 10am at the Jefferson Public Library. NOLAA is a non-profit organization whose monthly meetings are mini-workshops in a variety of calligraphy techniques, well worth the $25 per year membership fee. Meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of the month. For more info visit www.neworleanscalligraphy.org
The New Orleans School of Art and Craft offers classes in all styles of art-making, including calligraphy. They can be reached directly at (504) 944-7900. For more info visit www.NOLAArtandCraft.com
We are proud to have an exhibit of Claire's photographs in the gallery. The images present the abandoned structures of the former Six Flags Amusement Park, altered through her unique perspective.