Monthly Meetings

2013 October Meeting

Posted by on Sep 22, 2013 in monthly | 1 comment

The October Meeting will be held at the West Bank Regional Library,  2751 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey on October 12th Meeting time 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Introducing the Parallel Pen with Italic Letters We are happy to tell you about the exciting program member, Eugenia Uhl, has in store for us in October. Eugenia will present the Parallel Pen and demonstrate the Italic alphabet.  We will begin by using our pencils to draw the Italic letters. Working intuitively, we will move on to a felt tip pen, perfecting our layout and design. Then Eugenia will...

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2013 September Meeting

Posted by on Aug 23, 2013 in monthly | 0 comments

The September Meeting will be held at the East Bank Regional Library on September 14th. Meeting time 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM What a Difference an Angle Makes Welcome back to a new year at NOLAA.  We have some great plans for the 2013-2014 season and look forward to seeing old friends and, of course, making new ones. Please join us for our first meeting.  We will have an exciting new segment called “Tool Time”.  Roxanne Beard will start off by demonstrating the use of the Chisel Edge with felt markers and steel nibs. She will show how...

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May Meeting Book Sample

Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in monthly | 0 comments

     

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2013 May Meeting

Posted by on Apr 28, 2013 in monthly | 0 comments

The May Meeting will be held at the East Bank Regional Library  on May 11th Meeting time 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Pocket Page Book with Japanese Stab Binding For our final meeting Georgia Baisier will guide us through the assemblage of a book with pockets and blank pages.  This book can be used to hold the classwork from the past year.  So bring your work to store in your completed book or decorate pages as you wish. Materials List Paper for Book Block (inside pages) will be provided for a Materials Fee. NOLAA Members– No charge with a paid...

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2013 April Meeting

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in monthly, Uncategorized | 2 comments

The April Meeting will be held at the East Bank Regional Library on April 13th Meeting time is 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Contemporary Ornate Pictorial Calligraphy This April NOLAA member Gina Cox will demonstrate ornate pictorial calligraphy in the style of Linda Schneider.  We will begin by practicing basic flourishing strokes and then combine them into pictorial designs that can be used to decorate cards and envelopes. Who’s Who in Calligraphy Alice Reese will give a presentation on Michael Sull. Scribe & Describe As always we loving...

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2013 March Meeting

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in monthly | 0 comments

    The 2013 March Meeting will be held March 9th at the East Bank  Regional Library Meeting time 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Playful Patterns Come join us as Eugenia Uhl teaches us how to draw hollow Neuland letters and fill them in with fun and easy patterns. It’s part Zentangle, part simple patterns.  No skills are necessary other than the ability to play and have fun with markers. Who’s Who in Calligraphy Georgia Baisier will give a presentation on Rudolph Koch Scribe & Describe We love seeing what you are working on, so bring...

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2013 February Meeting

Posted by on Feb 2, 2013 in monthly | 0 comments

The 2013 January Meeting will be held at the East Bank Regional Library. Meeting time: 10:00am – 1:00pm Fe Laughlin will give a demonstration of several handmade envelopes for mailing or for gift cards.  Some finished envelopes will be displayed along with templates to copy. Roxanne Beard will show and describe examples of completed paper treatments that can be used for envelopes or calligraphy projects.  She will then demonstrate one of the techniques. Who’s Who in Calligraphy presented by Jo Miller “Who is John Stevens” Scribe and Describe...

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2013 January Meeting

Posted by on Jan 5, 2013 in monthly | 7 comments

The 2013 January Meeting will be held at the East Bank Regional Library. Meeting time: 10:00am – 1:00pm Mark Parfait will give a presentation on the Graceful Envelope.  Then he and Laverne will focus on duplicating several envelopes. Laverne will also show us some creative and fun alphabets for addressing envelopes. Materials list: At least 2 sharpened pencils Sharpener Ruler Paper or pad Monoline writing tool (Micron pen, ball point, gel, etc) Colored pencils, marker, or watercolors; whatever you like to apply color A couple of blank...

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December Meeting

Posted by on Dec 2, 2012 in monthly | 0 comments

Come join us for our annual Christmas Card Exchange and Celebration. To be held at the Old Metairie Library on December 15th at 10:00 am. Please bring one handmade Christmas card to be randomly exchanged. Also, bring your favorite party food. We will be having a time for Scribe & Describe, so bring your current project to share with the group. We look forward to seeing you there. Merry...

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November Meeting

Posted by on Nov 2, 2012 in monthly | 0 comments

ENVELOPES…LET’S START! First, you draw lines… Drawing lines! A no-brainer, you say??? Come and see several methods to make those necessary yet tedious and frustrating little devils! Share your method and what works for you. We’ll learn then practice and then apply. We’ll attempt some alternate ways to address those envelopes and add some zing to our holiday mail.   Who’s Who in Calligraphy presented by Debbie Fleming “Who is Reggie Ezell”   For Scribe and Describe, bring samples of envelopes that you have previously addressed...

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