2015 April Meeting

Fun, Fabulous Filigree

The April Meeting will be held at the Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library on April 11, 2015.

Meeting time is 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM.

Please join us a Maria-Helena Hoksch demonstrates using filigree to add decoration to your letters.  We will explore filigree in Medieval manuscripts and in the American Golden Age of Penmanship.  Maria-Helena will show how filigree can be adapted to contemporary  lettering and share some examples of her work.  She will also bring a set of Lombardic capitals that can be decorated or you can draw your own.  Be ready to play, let your creativity flow and have fun with filigree!

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Yves Leterme Workshops

Leterme

It’s not too late!

There’s still time to join us for the unique opportunity to study with renowned Belgian lettering artist Yves Leterme.

Mr. Leterme will offer 2 two day workshops.

I. Drawn Capitals & Modern Versals- March 14 & 15 (Sat. & Sun.)

II. From Formal to Gestural-lowercase Italic – March 16 & 17

                                                                                                  (Mon. & Tues.)

Cost for each 2 day workshop: NOLAA Members – $150

                                                  Non Members – $175

If registering for both workshops:  NOLAA Members $250

                                                         Non Members $300

The workshop location is 1445 MacArthur Blvd., Harvey, LA

Click here for Drawn Capitals & Modern Versals brochure

Click here for Formal to Gestural brochure

Click here for Leterme registration form

Click here for NOLAA Membership Form 2014-2015

Click here for WORKSHOP POLICY

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2015 February Meeting

Envelope Etiquette

The February Meeting will be held at the Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library on February 21, 2015.

Meeting time is 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

This month we are privileged to have Alice Labat return to show us the ins and outs of envelope etiquette.

With over 20 years of experience with wedding invitations, Alice is the perfect person to demonstrate addressing envelopes in the Copperplate style.  

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SWCC Photographs: Re-live the fun.  Thanks to all the participants.  It was a real success because of You.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yves Leterme Workshop

 leterme art

New Orleans Lettering Arts Association has the  pleasure of hosting  renowned Belgian calligrapher and lettering artist, Yves Leterme.

 Yves will begin his 2015 North American tour with two 2-day workshops in New Orleans.

I.  Drawn Capitals & Modern Versals - March 14 & 15 (Sat.& Sun.)

II.  From Formal to Gestural-lowercase Italic - March 16 & 17

                                                                                                  (Mon. & Tues.)

Cost for each 2-day workshop: NOLAA Members – $150.00

                                                         Non-members – $175.00

If registering for both workshops:  NOLAA Members – $250.00

                                                                 Non-members – $300.00

A non-refundable deposit of $50.00 per workshop is required to confirm your attendance.  See registration form for further details.

The workshop location is 1445 MacArthur Ave., Harvey, LA.

Click here for  Drawn Capitals & Modern Versals brochure

Click here for Formal to Gestural brochure

Click here for Leterme registration form

Click here for WORKSHOP POLICY

Click here for NOLAA Membership Form 2014-2015

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