WCG logo by Sheila Waters
Founded in 1976, the Washington Calligraphers Guild is a nonprofit organizationof more than 500 U.S. and international lettering artists of all skill levels, from professional scribes to enthusiastic beginners and non-calligraphers who appreciate the lettering and book arts.

Learn to create Illuminated Letters with Lubna Zahid (left)
Register for this Weekend Workshop October 19-20


About the Washington Calligraphers Guild
Calligraphy classes in the Washington area
Freelance calligraphers ~ Hire a lettering artist
Graceful Envelope Contest ~ 2019 Winning Envelopes!
History of calligraphy, lettering and typeface design
Links to websites of interest
Meetings ~ Next program October 12
Membership information ~ How to join or renew
Scholarships ~ The Zapf Education Fund
Scripsit ~ WCG's journal
Workshops ~ Register for Fall 2019 Workshops

2019 Winners

Graceful Envelope Contest Winners

View the 2019 Winning Envelopes in the Adult and Student divisions

This year's theme:
"Put Your Stamp On It"

Envelopes created by Sherri Trial (left) and Christy Robb were both awarded Best In Show



September Workshops:

Rachel Yallop teaches Pointed Pen for Beginners, Sept. 20 (Friday); also Copperplate Variations, Sept. 21-22 (Sat-Sun).

Artwork by Sheila Waters for her series of articles in Letter Arts Review magazineE-mail the Guild

Last updated September 15, 2019 by the Washington Calligraphers Guild
P.O. Box 3688, Merrifield, VA 22116

WCG logo at top and "Calligraphy" above by Sheila Waters. The "abcxyz" artwork displayed along the left side of every page of this website is by Charlie Hughes and © Washington Calligraphers Guild.

Website administrator: Lorraine Swerdloff