Workshops with John Stevens 2017
São Paulo, Brazil | February 25-March 1, 2017 | stay tuned
Dallas Year Long Class | May 13 & 14, October, 20-22, December 2 & 3, 2017, Feb 16, 17 2018
Texas Lettering Arts Council | Multiple classes with the same participants. This format allows us to reach for more, investigate more deeply, beneath the surface, into the lessons that lettering, calligraphy and design offers with time between for reflection and practice.…read more
Chicago 2017 | August 5-6 and 12-13, 2017 | 2 consecutive weekends
Roman Capital Workshop. We work the first weekend with a week in between to practice independently and meet the following weekend. We will continue the workshop with same participants. Studying Roman is intense, fatigue is managed with time to reflect.
Cheerio 2016 | September 24-29 , 2017 | In the mountains of North Carolina
My first 32 page book of calligraphy from the 1990’s. There were 3 total, each featuring a quote done in a unique style of pen or brush calligraphy. This book was “pre-digital” age, meaning that I did the paste-ups on mechanical boards including any type which was set by a typography house. Very analogue.
Important Calligraphy resources:
Letterworks Conference: The 36th International Lettering Arts Conference will be held at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. Over four hundred artists, educators, entrepreneurs, historians, authors, students, and hobbyists are expected to be in attendance.
John Neal Books: Specialty supplier of Books and Materials for calligraphers and book artists. Also publishes some books.
San Francisco Public Library Harrison Collection: A wonderful collection of calligraphy and book arts. A must visit/see.
Manuscript page: Precious manuscript, stolen from Turin archdiocese, recovered in Florida
Vatican Library: Sources of beautiful, historical manuscripts
British Library: 30,000 images that you can look at up close.
Morgan Library: Very fine collection of books and manuscripts. Many exhibitions
NYPL New York Public Library: Photos of archives/illuminated manuscripts
J-LAF | Japan Letter Arts Forum Organization for western calligraphy in Japan. Exhibitions, articles and workshops. A Wide array of exhibitions & learning opportunities.