Inland Empire/Pomona Valley Regional Events

    • October 15, 2022
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom - online

    Presenter: Cindy Jones Lantier

    Sponsor: Inland Empire/Pomona Valley Chapter

    Saturday, October 15, 2022  6:30-8PM PDT

    About this session: The Inland Empire/Pomona Valley aims to help our members build on what they've learned with us. This session is inspired by our workshop with Nina Tran. If you didn't participate you'll  need to be experienced with the Italic hand. Participants will bring their own  exemplars, guidelines, and understanding of how to write the hand.  It is helpful to have attended the September Italic Monoline Study Group, but not strictly required.

        We aren't masters--we can help each other! Cindy Jones Lantier will lead. Bring your questions and your problems with writing monoline italics! A  focus during this session, will be to put together a little book incorporating some of our practice pages since our last session . 

        Membership in SfC is encouraged for this session, but not required. 

        We'll start with sharing--you're invited to share what you've  created during or after our last session. We'll wrap up with sharing of our books. 

    Required Skill Level: some knowledge of Italics required, either from Nina's session, or previous classes/workshops. Session will be recorded.


    Supply List

    For brief italic review

    • Practice paper, transparent enough to see your guidelines. For example, layout paper
    • Your preference of monoline tool, such as, pen (fountain pen, glass pen, fine-line marker, gel pen) OR pencil (mechanical, or wooden). May want an eraser.
    • Exemplar and guidelines
    • Re-positionable tape, such as washi
    • Paper clips 

    For Book  (Book pictured is from IE/PV program led by Sylvia Kowal)

    (Variation on Tim Ely's Drumleaf Binding, taught to many by Yukimi Annand)

    Finished Book will be 5.5 x 8.5" for those using 8.5x11" paper. (Half the size of whatever paper you are using.) You can use whatever size paper you'd like, but all pieces need to be the same size, including the cover. You'll want to write only on one side. 

    • Paper for cover cut to 8.5x11" or A4. Can be scrapbook paper or any other paper or card-stock you'd like 
    • Practice paper  8.5x11" or A4 (cut to size, if necessary). The back of the pages will not be visible, so we suggest you write on only one side. Although this book structure is expandable, for the version that will be presented in this brief program, you'll probably want to include only about three pages, plus the cover
    • Glue stick or other glue, such as Yes, which won't cause excessive buckling. Double-stick tape is an alternative, especially for the cover
    • Scrap of paper for label on cover - any paper you'd like, even graph paper
    • Clips for holding paper in place while gluing (binder, bullnose, regular paper clips will do, in a pinch)
    Questions?: Kristi Darwick at 

    NO audio or video recording of any program, meeting, workshop or other SfC function permitted without consent of both guest artist and a representative of the Board of Governors. *** You must ask permission of the artist/instructor to photograph any copyrighted materials, including demos. 

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