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Protogothic workshop in NYC - July 14-18 Sign up now!
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- Subject: Protogothic workshop in NYC - July 14-18 Sign up now!
- From: Nicholas Yeager <artifex@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 10:12:28 -0400
- Message-id: <199706251412.HAA18340@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
If anyone has the time, this workshop is the best way to learn fundamentals
of calligraphy, and will interest even the most gifted & accomplished
scribes. And the price is better than you'll find anywhere - who says you
can't get a bargain in New York?!
From July 14-18 a Protogothic workshop will be held at Stevens
Institute in scenic northern Hoboken, NJ. You will be transformed by
Messrs. Clayton and Dunham's comprehensive instruction. Beginner and
advanced scribe alike will learn the principles and skeletal forms used to
write the Protogothic hands. Change your life - attend this workshop!
Questions and registration - please call Mary Anne Wolfe at
772-2344. The cost is only $200(SoS members), and $225 for non-members.
Sign up today!!!
*******LECTURE - KEEP THIS DATE FREE - WED., JULY 16, 1997**********
A slide lecture with Ewan Clayton & Ward Dunham, IV
Scribes, and book-arts lovers; ladies and gentlemen. On Wednesday,
July 16, 1997 at 6:30 p.m., you will have the rare pleasure of seeing a
two-fisted lecture about one of the most amazing changes in communication
technology since the invention of the codex! This collaborative lecture
about the Protogothic hands will change the way you think about the letters
you read and write!
Championing the Carolingian antecedents, Mr. Ewan Clayton, resident
of Great Britian will show us a multitude of examples of the letterforms
that lead to our lower-case roman types.
And delineating the rough-and-tumble hands that gave rise to gothic
forms, Mr. Ward Dunham IV, coming all the way from San Francisco Bay will
illuminate the apparent darkness of the gothic hand.
Come to the Grolier Club, 47 E. 60th St. ,on Wednesday, July 16,
1997 at 6:30 p.m. for the book-arts event of the summer! IT'S FREE!!!!!
LECTURE CO - SPONSORED BY: The Society of Scribes, Ltd.; The Grolier Club;
Guild of Bookworkers, New York Chapter; Jersey Shore Calligraphy Guild and
Nicholas G. Yeager Artifex Librorum 51 Warren St. #2 New York, NY 10007