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ORGANIZATIONS

Association for the Calligraphic Arts
1223 Woodward Avenue
South Bend, IN 46616
(574) 233-6233
e-mail: aca@calligraphicarts.org
Web site: http://www.calligraphicarts.org
This nonprofit organization was founded in 1997 to raise awareness of calligraphy and help people learn this beautiful art. It sponsors publications, special programs, exhibits, and other activities.

Calligraphy Societies of Florida
Web site: http://www.calligraphers.com/florida
The calligraphy guilds of Florida have joined forces to promote the lettering arts in their state. Meeting at least once a year, the societies sponsor an annual weekend retreat and publish a newsletter.

The Calligraphy Society of Ottawa
P.O. Box 4265
Station “E”
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B3
Canada
(613) 747-0795
e-mail: jgregoir@magma.ca
Web site: http://www.ncf.ca/cso
With a membership of nearly 100 people, this society attracts
professionals as well as observers.

Society for Calligraphy
P.O. Box 64174
Los Angeles, CA 90064-0174
(213) 931-6146
e-mail: linderander@earthlink.net
Promoting appreciation of calligraphy as a fine art, this not-for-profit organization has about 1,000 members, making it one of the world's largest calligraphy societies.

Washington Calligraphers Guild
P.O. Box 3688
Merrifield, VA 22116
(301) 897-8637
e-mail: info@calligraphersguild.org
Web site: http://www.calligraphersguild.org
The Washington Calligraphers Guild, founded in 1976, is a nonprofit organization with approximately 500 American and international
lettering artists. From beginners to professionals, members appreciate calligraphy and book arts.

BOOKS

Couch, Malcolm. Creative Calligraphy: The Art of Beautiful Writing. London: Tiger Books International, 1996.

Gray, Jim. Brush Lettering Step by Step. Cincinnati, OH: North Light Books, 2001.

Hufton, Susan. Calligraphy Project Book: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide. New York: Sterling Publishing Company, 1995.

Marsh, Don. Calligraphy. Cincinnati, OH: North Light Books, 1996.

Nash, John. Practical Calligraphy. New York: Smithmark, 1992.

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