Speaker: D O N A L D J A C K S O N
From Royal Scrolls to the Saint John’s Bible to “Have I had my breakfast yet?” Master Calligrapher Donald Jackson shares lessons and insights from a lifetime of working in letters. He is the official scribe and calligrapher to the Crown Office of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Donald is also the author of The Story of Writing and The Calligrapher's Art.
Early studies and training opportunities, inspiration and influences; traditional materials and techniques.
Lecture 2, September 4: EARNING and LUCK
Quills, gold leaf and parchment: Who needs them? Keeping afloat over the years, making things in ways that matter to you and for people who don’t need them (until they do).
Lecture 3, September 18: SPREADING the WORD
Teaching, sharing, showing and telling; students and teachers learning from each other.
Lecture 4, September 25: FACING the DEMONS
What next? Where will these marks I am making take me to? The role of playing with letters with an open heart
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Sponsor: Society for Calligraphy, Los Angeles, CA