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Selected past issues of Scripsit are available for purchase by individuals.
Scripsits will be mailed upon receipt of payment. All checks must be in U.S. dollars, payable to the Washington Calligraphers Guild. (email for teacher/vendor discount.)

Prices include postage within the United States.
For orders being shipped to Canada and Mexico: Add $4 per copy.
All other countries: Add $8 per copy.

TO ORDER:
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Washington Calligraphers Guild
ATTN: Scripsit Back Issues
P.O. Box 3688
Merrifield, VA 22116-3688

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SPRING 1984 $2
Editor - Rose Folsom
Theme: The Calligraphic Art of Arthur Baker
Reprint: Manuscript ... Sotheby's Record
The Tale of Two Pluckers
Interview: Ann Hechle
Discourse on Calligraphy Idea Exchange

SUMMER 1984 $2
Editor - Rose Folsom
Workshop Reviews: Rustic Capitals, Drogin; Layout Workshop, S. Waters; Illustration for Calligraphers; Square Capitals, Drogin; Pens, Pencils, and Popsicle Sticks, Beasley; Color and Design, Beasley
Lecture Review: N. Barchowsky on the Logic of Italic Old and New Calligraphy

WINTER 1986 $3
Editor - Anne Lane
Theme: 10-year Perspective of the WCG
Lecture Review: Meeting with Stan Knight
Some Reflections on Innovations 86
Workshop Review: Brush Romans, Stevens
An Italic Overhaul, Anonymous

SPRING 1989 (Vol XIII, No.1) $2
Editor - Judy Hoyle
Theme: Have Pen Will Travel Issue
According to Hoyle
Course Descriptions

SUMMER 1990 (VOL XIV, No.1&2) $5
Under Milk Wood: A Play for Voices by Dylan Thomas
Details Sheila Waters' creation of a 76-page manuscript for a collector, done in Sheila Waters’ personal style of Carolingian.

SPRING 1992 (Vol XV, No. 3) $3
Editor - Rose Folsom
Theme: Calligraphic Artist's Books
Women & Medieval Manuscript Production
A Moon & Their Sun: Writing Mistresses of the 16th and 17th Centuries

AUTUMN 1993 (Vol 17, No. 2) $2
Editor - Esther Washington
A continuation of the Winter 92 issue: Calligraphy on paper, fabric, polymer clay, and wood
Greeting Cards

AUTUMN 1994 (Vol 18, No. 1) $3
Editor - Nan Jay Barchowsky
Alfred Fairbank - Paul Standard - Lloyd Reynolds - Tom Gourdie - Rosemary Sassoon - Gunnlauger Se Briem

SPRING 1997 (Vol 20, No. 1) $2
Editor - Rose Folsom
Manuscripts from the Walters Art Gallery and Folger Library
New Scripts from Old Manuscripts
How to see Manuscript Collections

APRIL 2000 (Vol 23, No.2) $5
Editor - Michael Clark
The Abstract Side of Letterforms
Arthur Baker - Susan Skarsgard - Silvia Izi - Carl Kurtz

25th ANNIVERSARY (Vol 24, No. 3) $5
Editor - Nan Jay Barchowsky
A Guild Retrospective
Random Thoughts
Exhibit Overview
WCG Exhibition
Graceful Envelopes

FEBRUARY 2002 (Vol. 25, No. 1) $5
Editor - Rose Folsom
The Critic's Eye - covering the Washington Calligraphers Guild's 25th anniversary exhibition

JUNE 2002 (Vol. 25, No. 2) $5
Editor - Michael Clark
Letters: From Written to Digital Forms, part 2

JANUARY 2004 (Vol. 26, No. 2) $5
Editor - Michael Clark
"Ich Bin" lettered by various artists

JANUARY 2005 (Vol 27, No. 1) $5
Editor - Mary Lou O'Brian
WCG Honorary Members: Sheila Waters, Charlie Hughes, Ieuan Rees, Hermann Zapf

AUGUST 2005 (Vol 27, No 2) $5
Editor - Michael Clark
Letterforms: Stephen Rapp, Rose Folsom, Ann Alaia Woods, Pat Blair, Dini Stewart and Linda Abrams

WINTER 2006 (Vol 28, No.1) $5
Greeting Cards: Their Design and Experiences
Editors: Ella Jankowiak and Jordenne Ferrington

SPRING 2009 (Vol 31, No 1) - $5
The Graceful Envelope Contest -- full-color issue featuring selected winners from 2006, 2007 and 2008
Editor/designer – Lorraine Swerdloff

FALL 2009/WINTER 2010 Scripsit (Vol. 31, No. 2&3) - 48 pages, full color: $10
Sheila Waters Retrospective: Honoring a Lifetime as a Calligrapher, Artist, Teacher and Author
Editor/designer– Julian Waters

SUMMER/FALL 2010 (Vol. 32, No. 1&2) - 48 pages, full color: $14
Hand & Heart: Calligraphers Embellish Family Celebrations. Wedding calligraphy and family trees by Lee Ann Clark, Patty Leve, Joan Machinchick, Tamara Stoneburner and Christine Tischer.
Editor/designer – Lorraine Swerdloff

35th Anniversary Exhibit (Vol. 33, No. 1, 2011) - 48 pp full color: $10
Editor/designer – Lorraine Swerdloff

Creativity, excellence, experimentation, innovation and a celebration of letters (Vol. 33, No. 2, 2011) - 32 pp full color: $10
Editor/designer – Michael Clark
Showcases international lettering artists Michel D’Anastasio, Carl Rohrs, Martin O'Brien, Claude Mediavilla, Sophie Verbeek, Andrew van der Merwe, Malla Carl.

A Guide to Illuminated Manuscript Collections in the United States (Vol. 34, No. 1, July 2012) - 32 pp full color: $10
Editor – Maryanne Grebenstein
Features four collections (NY's Morgan Library, Baltimore's Walters Art Museum, the New York Public Library and the Boston Public Library) and a directory of online manuscript collections.

Creativity, excellence, experimentation, innovation and a celebration of letters (Vol. 34, No. 2, 2012) - 32 pp full color: $10
Editor/designer – Michael Clark
Showcases international lettering artists Iskra Johnson, Izzy Pludwinski, Carl E. Kurtz, Peter Thornton, Michael Clark and Memorials by Artists letter carvers.

 

RECENT ISSUES

How personal experiences inspire their art
VOL. 35, No. 1 (2013) - 36 pp, full color
$20 per copy ($16.50 each for 5 or more copies)
Editor/designer – Kate Irwin
Artwork and discussion of their creative inspirations by Carrie Imai, Anne Cowie, Charles Pearce, Annie Cicale, Katherine Malmsten, Laurie Doctor and Iuean Rees.

Vol. 35, No. 2 (2013) - 36 pp, full color
Creativity, excellence, experimentation, innovation and a celebration of letters
$20 per copy ($16.50 each for 5 or more copies)
Editor/designer – Michael Clark
Showcases lettering artists Marsha & Larry Brady, Sergey Shapiro, Patrick Leung, Marina Marjina, James Fedor and Rachel Yallop.

Vol. 36, No. 1 (2014) - 36 pp, full color
Contemporary book artists
$20 per copy ($16.50 each for 5 or more copies)
Editor/designer – Michael Clark
Books and discussion of design by David McGrail, Suzanne Moore, Nancy Leavitt, Elizabeth McKee, Yukimi Annand, Marina Soria, Eliza Holliday, Carol Barton and Susan Smith.

The Pointed Pen
Vol. 37, No. 1 (Spring 2015) - 36 pp, full color
$15 per copy (discount for 5 or more copies)
Editor/designer – Michael Clark
Features Pat Blair, Lee Ann Clark, Harvest Crittenden, James Fazz Farrell, Maximiliano Sproviero, Tamara Stoneburner, Rachel Yallop and others, and an explanation of custom pen holder manufacturing by Christopher Yoke.

Hermann Zapf: A Life in Letters
Vol. 37, No 2 & Vol. 38, No. 1 (Summer 2016) - 76 pages, full color
$28 per copy
Editor/designer – Julian Waters
Highlights from Hermann Zapf's enormous output of calligraphy, typefaces and book designs.

Pens & Protocol: The Calligraphy of Official Washington, Vol. 2
Vol. 38, No. 2 (Fall 2016) - 40 pp+covers, full color
$20 per copy
Editor/designer – Lorraine Swerdloff
Calligraphers for the White House, the Vice President, the Departments of State and Interior, US postage stamps by four lettering artists and a Presidential commission in Arabic.

CURRENT ISSUE:
The Pointed Pen, Vol. 2
Vol. 39, No. 1 (Spring 2017) - 36 pp, full color
$18 per copy
Editor/designer – Michael Clark
Features Mike Kesceg, Heather Victoria Held, Keith Morris, Don Marsh, Hoffmann Angelic Design and a gallery of other contributors, plus a look at how Christopher Held creates and decorates his custom pen holders.
NOTE: New members receive this issue with their New Member packet. It is unavailable for order from WCG but can be ordered from John Neal Bookseller and Paper & Ink Arts.

 


TO ORDER:
Send name, email address (in case we need to contact you), mailing address, issues desired and payment (U.S. check) to:
Washington Calligraphers Guild
ATTN: Scripsit
P.O. Box 3688
Merrifield, VA 22116-3688

Price include postage within the United States. For orders being shipped to Canada and Mexico, add $4 per copy; all other countries, add $8 per copy.

 



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