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2021 Master’s Lecture Series with Donald Jackson

  • August 21, 2021
  • (PDT)
  • September 25, 2021
  • (PDT)
  • 4 sessions
  • August 21, 2021, 11:00 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • September 04, 2021, 11:00 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • September 18, 2021, 11:00 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • September 25, 2021, 11:00 AM 12:30 PM (PDT)
  • Zoom - online


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  • Not a current member of the Society for Calligraphy

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Speaker:  D O N A L D   J A C K S O N

- This series will be recorded and made available to all -

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.

 Lecture 1August 21:   LEARNING and LUCK

Early studies and training opportunities, inspiration and influences; traditional materials and techniques.

Lecture 2September 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 3September 18:   SPREADING the WORD

Teaching, sharing, showing and telling; students and teachers learning from each other.

Lecture 4September 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

 NO audio or video recording of any program, meeting, workshop or other SfC function permitted without prior consent of both guest artist and a representative of the Board of Governors.

Notes on Zoom notification:

A very small percentage of emails bounce back.  If you do not receive your Zoom invitation, please contact Kristi: Zoom@societyforcalligraphy.org (You can reach Kristi up to an hour before the program.)

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