Write On Calligraphers | Resources: Instructors, Supplies, Conferences

Resources: Instructors, Supplies, Conferences


Gemma Black

Timothy Botts

Annie Cicale
Lee Ann Clark
Ewan Clayton
Barbara Close

Kristen Doty
Carol DuBosch
Reggie Ezell

Mike Gold
Louise Grunewald
Randall Hasson

Judy Melvin
Suzanne Moore
Cherryl Moote

Amity Parks
Sally Penley

Massimo Polello
Carl Rohrs
Jane Shibata

Peter Thronton
Elsi Vassdal Ellis
Diane von Arx
Julian Waters
Sheila Waters
Rebecca Wild

Basic Supply Kit

Click here for a PDF document of a Basic Supply Kit.

Conferences, Programs, Retreats, Workshops

: North Carolina, USA

: Bruges, Belgium

: Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA

International Lettering Arts Conference:  Various Locations. 2019: in Sherbroooke, Quebec, Canada

Various locations. USA

Letters California Style: Southern California, USA

Letters of Joy: Edmonds, WA, USA

: Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio, USA


Hans Joachim Burgert (1928 – 2009)
The Berlin Calligraphy Collection at https://berliner-sammlung-kalligraphie.de/index_e.htm
21 Images of Bergert’s found here – https://www.pinterest.ca/godelieftielens/hans-joachim-burgert/?lp=true
Free Digital Copy of the Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta: Model Book of Calligraphy, 1562
Go to Getty.edu; type Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta in search bar; select option Getty Virtual Library (GVL) and select the first option which will take you to the 1/16 pages of 184 high-resolution thumbnail images. Double click on the page of your choice and follow the download instructions. Make sure you have a folder on your computer to house the facsimile and hires pages.
See Penman’s Journal, Vol. XVIII, No. 1, www.IAMPETH.com, Bob Hurford article for details.
Printable italic guide sheets for personal practice created by Joey Grable is available at Joey’s website shop for free or click on this link: https://joeygrable.com/products/guidesheets-pack-italic/
Thanks so much Joey!

Northwest Societies

British Columbia

  • Alphabeas Calligraphy Guild: 20025 – 36th Ave Langley BC V3A 2R5 CANADA

  • Fairbank Calligraphy Society: PO Box 5458 Victoria BC V8R 6S4 CANADA

  • Warmland Call. of Cowichan Valley: Box 2 Duncan BC V9l 3X1 CANADA

  • Westcoast Calligraphy Society: C/O 5399 Braelawn Dr. Burnaby, B.C. V5B 2H8 CANADA


  • The Calligrapher’s Guild: Meetings at: Central Art 101 N. Central in Medford, OR

  • Capital Calligraphers: PO Box 2294, Salem, OR 97308-2294

  • Oregon Book Arts Guild: PO Box 3867, Portland, OR 97208-3867

  • Portland Society for Calligraphy: PO Box 4621, Portland, OR 97208-4621 

  • Valley Calligraphy Guild: PO Box 50713, Eugene, OR 97405-0989


  • Meito Shodo-Kai Callilgraphy  Association: meitokai.org

  • Nib’n Inks: PO Box 12354, Olympia, WA 98508-2354

  • Peninsula Scribes: PO Box 1794, Sequim, WA 98382-1794 

  • Rainwriters: PO Box 29508, Bellingham, WA 98228-1508

  • Scripts & Scribes: 24210 E. Maxwell, Liberty Lake, WA 99019-8623

  • Society for Calligraphy & Handwriting: PO Box 3761, Bellevue, WA 98009-3761 

  • Tacoma Calligraphy Guild: PO Box 851, Tacoma, WA 98401-0851 

  • Windwriters: 2340 Cove Road, Ellensburg, WA 98926-7903

  • Write On Calligraphers: PO Box 277, Edmonds, WA 98020 writeoncalligraphers.org


Beginning January 1st, 2019, Write On Calligraphers will have PayPal available to WOC members. PayPal can be used for membership payments, workshop payments and Letters of Joy. The email address for making these payments is [email protected]. We will still accept checks and would prefer checks, but we are glad to now offer PayPal.

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Cynscribe Calligraphic Directory
For the most complete and current list of calligraphy societies worldwide, please see . Cynscribe is a resource for calligraphers, lettering artists, papermakers, typographers, graphic designers, paper decorators, scrap bookers, rubber stampers, greeting card makers, book designers and artist bookmakers. It also includes suppliers, conferences, exhibitions and events, galleries, guilds, libraries, museums and schools.

For lists of Guilds, Conferences, Museums and Scholarships, visit .

The Association for the Calligraphic Arts
(ACA) strengthens, supports and unifies the calligraphic community worldwide through information, inspiration, resources for education and opportunities for development. Write On Calligraphers is a member of ACA. For more information, newsletter and resources visit the .

Subscription Information

  • Association for the Calligraphic Arts: 2774 Countryside Blvd #2, Clearwater, FL 33761
  • Bound & Lettered: PO Box 9986, Greensboro, NC 27249-9986 
  • Letter Arts Review: PO Box 9986, Greensboro, NC 27249-9986 
  • Somerset Studio: 22992 Mill Creek, Suite B, Laguna Hills, CA 92653(949) 380-7318



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