The Art of Drawing Maps by Hand with Jocelyn Curry

Date(s): 03/31/2019 - 06/02/2019
All Day


The Art of Drawing Maps by Hand with Jocelyn Curry

Dumas Bay Centre in Federal Way, Washington for First Time and Returning Students May 31 – June 2, 2019

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In this workshop, first time students will:
~Become familiar with traditional map terminology, tools, and calligraphy styles
~Practice numerous skills by doing them on a provided practice map
~Explore traditional and contemporary ways to design and illustrate personal maps
~Learn methods of design development to insure success
~Observe many demonstrations of drawing, drafting and coloring methods
~Consult Jocelyn’s and fellow students’ books and articles on maps
~Study a widely varied collection of Jocelyn’s original maps
~Receive patient, one-on-one design guidance and drawing assistance
~Depart with a finished map or a map ready to be finished at home

Returning students will also:
~Take part in any of the instructional exercises if they wish to repeat them
~Receive design guidance for new maps or for continued work on others
~Request specific instruction in skills needed for their maps

The Workshop Package includes:
~Two nights in a modest private room (the Centre was a convent prior to its current status) with a sink. Other facilities are shared.
~Six meals (dinner Friday through lunch on Sunday)and all-day hot beverage service in our private dining space
~Classroom access from 3 PM Friday, May 31 to 3 PM Sunday, June 2
~Instruction, a color reference booklet, and use of classroom supplies
~Use of property, public spaces, lounges and facility-wide wi-fi

Cost: $375 for new students (includes supply kit) due by February 25 $365 for returning students due by February 25
Fully refundable if workshop fails to fill.

Minimum enrollment to fill: 11
Maximum enrollment: 14

Terms: After March 1, full refund only if your place fills from a waitlist or another is available to take your place

Payment: Please make checks out to Jocelyn Curry and mail them to her at:
103 NW 200th St.
Shoreline, WA 98177
To arrange two half-payments, please email Jocelyn at