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KBAC Workshops at the International Congress on Medieval Studies

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Introduction to Blackletter (Gothic) Calligraphy: A Hands-On Workshop I & II
Sponsor:                  Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (KBAC)
Organizer:               Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, Western Michigan Univ.
Presider:                  Lisa LeBlanc, Pen Dragons Calligraphy Guild 

This three-hour hands-on workshop, taught by Lisa LeBlanc of Kalamazoo’s Pen Dragons Calligraphy Guild, in two parts (1:30-3:00 p.m. and 3:30-5:00 p.m.) introduces participants to the hand lettering known as Blackletter or Gothic. We will explore upper- and lower-case letter construction, spacing, and layout. We will also take a brief look at historical variations and contemporary uses. Participants are expected to attend both halves of the workshop. Space is limited, advanced (before May 8) registration is required (to e.teviotdale@att.net), and each participant pays a $10.00 materials fee.



327    5:30 p.m. VALLEY 2 HARVEY CLASSROOM

Coptic Stitch Binding (A Hands-On Workshop)
Sponsor:                  Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (KBAC)
Organizer:               Elizabeth C. Teviotdale, Western Michigan Univ.
Presider:                  Katie Platte, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center 

This two-hour workshop, taught by the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center’s Studio Manager, Katie Platte, introduces participants to the traditional sewing technique known as Coptic stitch binding, which they use in producing a bound book. Space is limited, pre-registration (before May 8) is required (to e.teviotdale@att.net), and each participant pays a $10 materials fee.