About the Washington Calligraphers Guild
Calligraphy classes in the Washington area
Freelance calligraphers ~ Hire a lettering artist
Graceful Envelope Contest ~ 2017 Call for Entries
of calligraphy, lettering and typeface design
Links to websites of interest
Membership information ~ How to join or renew
Scholarships ~ The Zapf Education Fund
Scripsit ~ WCG's journal
A Life in Letters
Julian Waters has produced a magnificent retrospective of Hermann Zapf. In 76 full-color pages, we see his work as a consummate calligrapher, prolific book designer and creator of beautiful typefaces.
Current and new WCG members receive this issue as a benefit of membership.
> How to join
> Purchase copies
2016 Graceful Envelope Contest Winners!
Sally Penley's Graceful Envelope (left)
was named Best in Show
in the 2016 Graceful Envelope Contest.
View winning entries in all categories
E-mail the Guild
Last updated on Sept. 30, 2016 by the Washington
P.O. Box 3688, Merrifield, VA 22116
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