Tuesday, November 17, 2015

ABC WAYZGOOSE 2015


It’s time to mark your calendar again! 
Wayzgoose = Christmas, Friendship, Lunch. 

But food shouldn’t be the only reason you go to Wayzgoose. It’s really nice to get together with people from all three groups, the Printers, Calligraphers and Bookbinders and talk about new projects and things achieved during the year. Meet other creative people and let us meet you! 
Maybe you’re in Auckland that weekend! We’d love to meet members from other chapters. 
Outwit your friends in the QUIZ! 
Check out the usual table of things for free or for sale. 
Win a raffle! 
Sign the visitor’s book. 
Bring a friend if you want to. 
Have a great time! 
Enter your book/s in the competition.
Come to the Horticultural Centre, 990 Great North Road, (just opposite Motions Rd). 
Sunday, 22 November, 2015 Time: 11am – 3.30pm 
There’s parking for 40 cars onsite. (There may be parking at the restaurant next door (eastern side) also.) 
Please bring a ‘plate’. The ABC will provide Punch and some wine, but BYO if you want to. 
We also ask for a $5 contribution to the event. 
*Start preparing now for the competition. 
For the event we will again have a competition to make a small children’s book, maximum size A6
which will be judged on the day. You may enter more than one. 
It is your decision what you put in it, eg blank, printed, pop-up, drawn, origami etc . 
It must be suitable for a child. 
Use the different skills you have as Bookbinders, Printers, Calligraphers, and Artists. 

After the Wayzgoose and with your permission, the books will again be donated to the children in Starship Hospital. 

Saturday, October 17, 2015

OVERVIEW of the BOTANNICAL ILLUSTRATION WITH VINCENT JEANNEROT



On October 3rd and 4th a lucky group of people took part in a work shop on botanical illustration with Vincent Jeannerot.

Vincent Jeannerot is a well respected French Botanical Artist and tutor. He has a BA in Fine Arts attained at Lyon (France) and is a member of the Maison des Artistes, the French Society of Botanical Illustration and the French Society of Watercolour. 

Overall it was a great weekend and the group are now budding botanical illustrators. Here are some pictures from the workshop.









ENIGMA - A solo show by Kate Hursthouse

One of our members Kate Hursthouse is having her first solo show!

Kate is known for her calligraphic and typographic illustration based artworks where letters and language form the foundation of each work. Kate merges traditional and contemporary techniques to create bold artworks that challenge the way we perceive language.




WHERE: Lot23, 23 Minnie St, Eden Tce, Auckland
WHEN: October 22nd - November 13th
OPENING: Thursday October 22nd, 6pm

Click here for the Facebook event

MONTHLY MEETING: Yukimi Annand's 'The Wall' with Glenice Martin

NEXT MEETING
Tuesday November 3rd

At the next meeting we are lucky to have
Glenice Martin take us through the 2 day workshop with Yuki Annand she attended at SSiW in Melbourne.



Thursday, August 27, 2015

BOTANNICAL ILLUSTRATION WITH VINCENT JEANNEROT: Details and Materials List



THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL.
IF YOU HAVE PAID AND HAVE NOT GIVEN US YOUR CONTACT DETAILS PLEASE EMAIL US newzealandcalligraphers@gmail.com SO WE CAN SEND YOU THE MATERIALS LIST OR CONTACT ROSE BROWNING on 021457673 or (09) 624 0472

WHERE: Gifford Gallery, Poronui St, Mt Eden

WHEN: 3rd - 4th October, 2015 
9.30am to 4.30pm each day (please arrive early enough to set up and be ready to start at 9.30am)

COST: $200 (the $100 balance is to be paid by 1st September)

FOOD: Morning and afternoon teas will be provided. Please bring your own lunch (Mt Eden shops are close by if you wish to purchase lunch)

PAYMENT: Please pay the balance of $100 into the NZ Calligraphers bank account: 01 028801 3756600 by 1st September. Receipts will be available at the Workshop.

MATERIALS: The flower we will be studying is the Anenome.
A board 
(40 X 50 cm) : this is for paper stretching. Simple MDF board will be OK.
If you are going to bring watercolour paper block ( already stretched paper pad), you don’t need to bring a board.

Spongy and a bowl for water – for stretching paper

Paper
Notebook or sketchbook for taking notes
Arches  HP or Fabriano Satin grain watercolor paper (300gms)

Pencil & Brushes:
1 Pencil, 2H or 3H
2 sable Kolinsky brushes Raphaƫl (sizes 1 & 2)

Other
Tissues 
1 white plastic eraser (Staedler) and crepe eraser
1 porcelain palette ( white small dinner plate is OK)
1-2 water container

Masking Fluid

Paint: List of the main colors used during the workshop
    
Watercolour paints (artist quality) Windsor and Newton, Shmincke and Old Holland
May green, permanent green, emerald green (or phtalo), Opera rose, vermilion, alizarin crimson, lemmon yellow, indian yellow, transparent orange, ultramarine blue, cobalt blue, lamp black & Payne’s grey
If your group is painting only leaves – you need three greens (above), alizarian red, lamp black and Payne’s grey.

·     Optional – you could bring daylight desk lamp for personal use.                                   




Vincent Jeannerot is a well respected French Botanical Artist and tutor. He has a BA in Fine Arts attained at Lyon (France) and is a member of the Maison des Artistes, the French Society of Botanical Illustration and the French Society of Watercolour. 

For more information on Vincent and his work please click on this link: MORE INFORMATION