The Art of Drawing Maps by Hand with Jocelyn Curry

Date(s): 05/31/2019 - 06/02/2019
All Day

Dumas Bay Centre


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

In this workshop, first time students will: (click “Workshop” for a PDF flyer”)
~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

$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