Calligraphy classes in the Washington area. Learn the elegant italic hand, formal Copperplate script, and much more.
Learn how to letter! Ignite your creative potential!
About the Washington Calligraphers Guild
Calligraphy classes in the Washington area
Freelance calligraphers ~ Hire a lettering artist
Graceful Envelope Contest ~ 2017 Winners!
of calligraphy, lettering and typeface design
Links to websites of interest
Meetings ~ October 12
Membership information ~ How to join or renew
Scholarships ~ The Zapf Education Fund
Scripsit ~ WCG's journal
Workshops ~ Register for Fall workshops
Christy Robb's Graceful Envelope
was named Best in Show in the 2017
Graceful Envelope Contest
View winning entries
in all categories
The 2018 Graceful Envelope Contest has lost its partner and may not take place.
Editor Michael Clark continues his focus on The Pointed Pen from his 2015 issue. This new volume features artists Mike Kesceg, Heather Victoria Held, Keith Morris, Don Marsh, Hoffmann Angelic Design and a gallery of other talented calligraphers.
How to obtain a copy
E-mail the Guild
October 10, 2017
by the Washington
P.O. Box 3688, Merrifield, VA 22116
WCG logo at top and "Calligraphy" above
by Sheila Waters."Not By Bread Alone" by Julian Waters. Ornament below menu by Debra Brown. The "abcxyz" artwork displayed along the left side of every page of this website is by Charlie Hughes and © Washington Calligraphers Guild.
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