Few artists still take the trouble to use traditional techniques and real gold leaf,
but the beauty of burnished gold on glass is extremely rewarding. Done on the inside of the glass, with
sheets of 23kt gold leaf, this time-consuming process achieves an inspiring effect.
Two-tone gold letters can be rendered with color for opulent or sophisticated designs.
Font Club will meet August 16th, Saturday at 3pm, for a work session designing, scanning and importing glyphs into FontLab or Fontographer to create a typeface. Font Club normally meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Call Vince or Yvette at (504) 525-4691 for more information or if you have any questions.
You can also visit www.aiganeworleans.org for graphic design info, 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.