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
Pens & Protocol:
The Calligraphy of Official Washington
The Fall 2016 Scripsit features the elegant work and hectic work schedules of calligraphers for the White House, the Vice President, the Departments of State and the Interior, as well as a Presidential commission in Arabic and US postage stamps by four lettering artists.
Current and new WCG members receive this issue as a benefit of membership.
> How to join
> Purchase copies
Graceful Envelope Contest
Call for Entries
Pushing the Envelope
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
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