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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Calligraphy Classes

Several members of our guild offer Calligraphy Classes throughout the year.

Roxanne Beard will have a new class on March 7th.

Click on the Calligraphy Classes tab in the main menu for details about upcoming classes from members Roxanne Beard, Eugenia Uhl and Yvette Rutledge.

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2015 January Meeting

Exploring Different Hands

The January meeting will be held at the Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library on January 10, 2015.

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

In September Eugenia Uhl reintroduced us to the Foundational hand.  We will begin 2015 by exploring the Carolingian hand, which shares characteristics of Foundational and Uncial.  A demonstration of Legende will follow along with an examination of its structure in comparison to other more familiar hands.

Materials List

Broad edge nib (Brause 2mm or Mitchell 2)


2mm chisel edge marker


practice paper



2 short quotes

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