Meeting Minutes 9 April 2019
25 present (1 guest)
Junk Journals with Candy
Welcome & Announcements:
**Fran Strom’s daughter has rereleased some of Fran’s old videos in a new format. Please go to https://franstromcalligraphy.comfor more info or to order one of her helpful resources.
**Dan Usiak joined us after finding us in the Gazette months ago!
**Since we are a non-profit organization, we are required to give back to the community. In doing so, we are set to make cards with the residents of the Myron Stratton Home on Thursday, June 13that 2:00. We’ll also be doing something October 4thfrom 5-8 at Cottonwood’s First Friday gallery promotion. April 23rdwe plan to meet at Leslie’s to write on tea cup saucers for the ladies caught in the sex traffic trade.
**Cecelia had high marks for Julian Waters, one of the world’s top 10 calligraphers, who will be here for 2 workshops, one in June on the 8thand 9thand one in August on the 3rdand 4th. We have filled the 16 slots for the June workshop. Those who can only make one of the 2 days will be placed on a waiting list if the 16 we have currently can make both days.
**TJ will begin a Basic Italic class tomorrow using the Getty-Dube method.
Show & Share:
**A number of people have been working on this this past month! Carole brought in the second book published by the Botanical Gardens featuring one of her pieces, and one of Sally’s and Renee Jorgenson’s.
**Kimmi shared a copy of the Graceful Envelope she submitted.
**Sharon was inspired by last month’s class to create envelope mailers to send to her grandson in HI.
**Leslie created laminated nameplates for her mom’s friends in GA.
**Sally brought in a Rennie McIntosh lettered botanical illustration.
**Tom took a picture of a Dahl sheep and edited the background before making a digital print of it.
**Cecelia had several samples of fabric she designed. She will be teaching a design class in Boston.
**Candy showed us how brown paper bags coated with olive oil or coconut oil will resemble paper leather.
**Carole brought in a tile and envelopes she and her granddaughter did with alcohol inks.
**Nancy showed us an alternate travel journal she made.
**Someone made all kinds of Easter cards, but I forget whom….
**Christie lettered “The time has come…” in gold on black paper.
**Candy went to the Dollar Tree and found an assortment of goodies for tonight’s presentation. She found fun-colored rubber bands, black elastic hair bands, papers, and vinyl placemats we used as our journal covers. She demonstrated one kind of travel journal with a hidden spine before showing us how simple it is to use double-sided papers we already have on hand to create pages and pockets for a travel journal. Simply supreme!
|Candy's Junk Journal|