Write On Calligraphers

Write On Calligraphers is a society of people who love letters, people and philosophy
and who enjoy opening new avenues to add more dimension to their lives.

Write On Calligraphers (WOC) is a nonprofit organization of Pacific Northwest artists who share a love of letters and many things paper. WOC meetings offer special presentations of calligraphy and paper arts. The general meetings are open to the public at no charge.


General Meeting: Join us for our next General Meeting in September. 

Location: Meetings take place at Artworks in Edmonds, WA, on the second Tuesday of January, March, May, September and November at 7 PM.


Throughout the year, Write On Calligraphers sponsors workshops conducted by renowned calligraphers and paper artists and lists resources for local calligraphy classes.  Find Upcoming Workshops 


Membership dues are $30 US and $35 for Canada.  Get detailed membership information here.


Join calligraphers and artists from around the Northwest for this exciting annual event. Randall Hasson will be our key speaker and teacher at the event along with a large variety of instructors and classes for every level.

Dates: May 1-2 2020

Location: Shoreline Community College

Stay tuned  for more details and registration information.

The “Write, Right Now!  June 26-July 1, 2020 Calligraphy Conference is organized by the Slovenian Calligraphy Society SKRIPTORIJ, represented by Loredana Zega and Aleš Zavratnik in Slovenia. There will be a wide range of calligraphy workshops offered for all levels, from beginners to most advanced masters.  2 day or 5 day workshops will be offered by each instructor.  All workshops will be taught in English.


Donations help our guild to thrive and provide opportunities for learning lettering and the arts together. We are grateful for your generosity.

Check Donations WOC  accepts and prefers donations by check (it eliminates extra fees). Send your donations to:

Write On Calligraphers
PO Box 277
Edmonds, WA 98020-0277

PayPal Donations  PayPal can conveniently be used for membership payments, workshop payments and Letters of Joy conference.  After you have signed in or created your account, click on “Send Money To” and enter writeoncalligraphers@gmail.com . Then enter, confirm payment and click “Send Payment Now”.  If you are registering for a workshop, you must fill out the registration application and send it to WOC on or after the date on the form.

Benevity Donations  You may make donations directly to Write On Calligraphers through Benevity. Sign in or register and follow the prompts to give.


Board Members Needed: The success of WOC depends on the commitment of  members who volunteer their time so that the guild can continue to offer workshops, conferences and information to calligraphers and artists.  We are always seeking members to join the board for the upcoming fiscal year. Find out more about each board position and contact us today.


Library: WOC members enjoy many benefits as well as access to an extensive library located at Artworks and available for check out at each all member meeting. We hope you will join us in our exploration of calligraphy and the paper arts.

Tips & Tricks Ideas and tips for learning calligraphy submitted by WOC members.


Many WOC members may remember Richard Sindel who attended many of our meetings, workshops and LOJ. He passed away on June 16, 2018. Richard had a vast amount of calligraphic supplies and was exuberant in sharing and giving them to fellow calligraphers. Obituary

Susan Russell passed away on Mother’s Day of 2017. She was an acclaimed artist, longtime high school art teacher, wife, mother, and mentor. She often wore hats or other hair apparel all positioned on her distinctive red hair. Susan Jane Russell, 71, died May 14 at the Portland, Oregon, home she shared with Falken Forshaw, her husband of 49 years. Since the 1980s, she had battled cancer several times.

Pamela Pincha-WagenerOur dear friend and calligrapher, Pamela Pincha-Wagener, passed away on January 10, 2017. She graciously shared her many talents and gifts with us for many years. She will be missed tremendously.