MEREDITH — Winter workshops at the lakes gallery at chi-lin are beginning this month with all classes open to beginning students.
Lakes gallery calligraphy offers a wide selection of calligraphy services as well as classes to introduce people to the magic and peace of contemporary calligraphy arts.
The Art of Writing: Italic Calligraphy workshops are available Mondays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Thursdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All levels are welcome. The $20 cost for this initial session can be applied to the fee of a workshop.
Beginning classes are $150 which includes $30 for materials. Advanced classes are $110. and open studio workshops on specific subjects or individual projects are $95. Every workshop is 12 hours of hands-on learning, and scheduling is flexible.
Laura Di Piazza is back by request to teach a Copperplate two-day class from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, March 28, and April 11. Cost is $165. Copperplate is a pointed-pen hand, the beautiful flourished script used on wedding invitations.
Carol Ann Morley is teaching a special Pen and Ink with Color Wash Workshop on Mondays from noon to 3 p.m. on Feb. 9, 16, and 23, and March 2, 9, and 16. The cost of the workshop is $280.
Create Your Own "Nature Journals," workshop with 3—5 Friends are being offers on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. No additional supplies are needed for this class and a large selection of handmade art and rice papers and other materials will be provided. The workshop costs $65, with a $10 materials fee.