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Back Issues of Our Newsletter

Back issues are still available for many of our newsletters. A sample of past issues and their contents is provided below. Please contact Newsletter Back Issues about the availability of issues you are interested in. Issues printed within the last calendar year are between $10.00 & $15.00 each; previous issues are $5.00 to $7.50 each. Refer to the online order form for prices of individual issues (includes postage and handling to destination country).

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Highlights from Issue 118, May 2011:

this issue has 31 pages including 8 pages in color

- BVCG Why this issue?
- Workshop - Lynn Slevinsky
- Workshop - Renate Worthington
- Workshop Tools & Tips
- Galleria - Aprons
- BVCG Goes out and about
- Workshop - Barbara Close
- Galleria - Vellum
- Galleria - It's Gone
- Workshops - Georgia Angelopolous
- Workshop Barbara Close
- How to make a Cut 'n Dry pen
- The Fine Print
 

View a page from our current issue 118, May 2011 P16 or P18



Highlights from Issue 117, February 2011:

SOLD OUT (Sorry)

 

View a page from our Issue 117, February 2011



Highlights from Issue 116, November 2010:

 

View a page from our Issue 116, November 2010.



Highlights from Issue 115, September 2010:

- Mark Your Calendar
- Calendar
- Editors Note
- April galleria
- Crowfoot Library Fun
- Welcome New Members
- Words Are Delicious
- Collage lettering
- Workshop Report
- Start To Finish
- Presidents Message
- Calgary Stampede 2010
- BVCG Executive Changes
- Snail Mail
- The Story of Change
- Newsflash
- Library Picks
- Artisan Show & Sale
- Financials
- Exchange Newsletters
- Galleria Topics
- Alphabet Apron Funraiser
- Alpha-Nuts
- Alphabet Apron Letters

Read an article from Issue 115, September 2010.



Highlights from Issue 114, June 2010:

- Calendar
- Thank You
- We Remember
- Mark Your Calendar
- President's Message
- Calligraphy Project
- Welcome New Members
- Exchange Newsletters
- Calgary Stampede
- Artisan Show & Sale
- Old English with Germanic Flavour
- Studio Challenge
- Paper For Calligraphers
- Artist's Profile - Kathie MacDuff
- Start to Finish: Creating Beautiful letterforms
- Workshops
- Aprons
- Aging Gracefully
- Library
- Collaboration Galleria

Read an article from Issue 114, June 2010



Highlights from Issue 113, March 2010:

- Calendar & Welcome New Members
- Inside Front cover - Creating the Illusion of Layers with Nancy Penner Dormer
- President's message, Christmas Party & more Welcome New Members
- Galleria - ATCst
- A to Z Montana
- Studio Challenge - make an album
- Start to Finish -Kirsten Horel & Kerri Forster
- (front & back covers) Christmas Cards
- Design with Georgia Deaver
- Library
- Workshops
- Bulletin Board
- Exchange Newsletter Reviews
- Get Hung Up
- Mark Your Calendar
- (inside back cover) Stylized Writing and Illustration with Georgia Deaver
- Editor

Read an article from Issue 113, March 2010.



Highlights from Issue 112, December 2009:

- Calendar
- December Studio Challenge
- President's Message
- Welcome New Members
- Minnesota Conference
- Galleria - Black and White and Grey with one little colour
- Alta Huntington - artist profile and gallery
- September Studio Challengers
- Day of Crafts
- Copperplate
- Library
- Exchange newsletter Reviews
- Financials
- Workshops
- Bulletin Board

Read an article from Issue 112, December 2009. (PDF format)



Highlights from Issue 111, September 2009:

- A Design Process that works for me - Peter Thornton
- Written, Drawn and Decorated Letters - Peter Thornton
- Pushing the Pencil, Pulling the Pen - Peter Thornton
- Galleria - Repeat, peat, peat
- June Potluck
- What Not to Wear
- Stampede 2009
- Galleria Invitation
- Calligraphy with Attitude - Denis Brown
- Will Farrington
- The Studio Page
- So You Want to be a Calligrapher - Peggy Robinson

Read an article from Iissue 111, September 2009 (PDF format)



Highlights from Issue 110, June 2009:

- Cover Artist Profile-Kirsten Horel
- Carl Rohrs' Slide Presentation
- Modern Moves & 20th Century Masters-Carl Rohrs
- Modern Calligraphic Brush-Carl Rohrs
- Friday Night Frolics
- Playful Letters with Carrie Imai
- Galleria-Backgrounds: Painted or Otherwise
- Painting on Canvas with Christine Ahmad
- Big Bad Bone with Carrie Imai
- Enrichment-March Madness
- More 2008 Christmas Cards
- Newsletter Exchange Review
Read an article from Issue 110, June 2009



Highlights from Issue 109, March 2009:

- Cover Artist Profile: Kerri Forster
- Arts on Atlantic Juried Show
- Evoking the Muse with Betty Locke
- Artist Trading Cards Galleria
- Christmas Cards 2008
- Back in Time at the University of Calgary Library
- Newsletter Exchange Review
- Inside Back Cover by Gail Stevens
Read an Excerpt from Issue 109, March 2009



Highlights from Issue 108, December 2008:

- Cover Artist: Kate Hutchison
- Galleria: Brush & a Colour
- Heritage Park Demos
- Weight & Texture in Lettering Design
- Contemporary Uncials with Georgia Angelopoulos
- Metamorphosis of a Manuscript Page
- Book Reviews
- Cards for MS
- From Glass to Class
- Newsletter Exchange Review
- Remembering Pat Carlson
Read an Excerpt from Issue 108, September 2008



Highlights from Issue 107, September 2008:

- Cover Artist Profile: Sarah Widdowson
- Capital Adventures with Lindley McDougall
- Thomas Hoyer: Introduction to the Ruling Pen
- Thomas Hoyer: Lettering with a Flourish
- Thomas Hoyer: Watercolour Letters
- Beyond the Rules with Thomas Hoyer
- Upcoming Gallerias
- Paint Small Inspires All
- Kitchen Calligraphy
- Newsletter Exchange Review
- Day of Crafts
- Inside back Cover by Wendy Diedrick
Read an Excerpt from Issue 107, September 2008



Highlights from Issue 106, June 2008:

- Cover Artist Profile: Valerie Quinsey
- Copperplate with Gaye Mackie
- Galleria: Your Favourite Lines
- Newsletter Exchange Review
- Centennial Series Demo
- Roann Mathias: A Visual Introduction
- Beyond Bookhand with Roann Mathias
- Neuland Using Parallel Pens with Roann Mathias
- Enrichment: Dirk Van Wyk
- Galleria: An Image With Words
- Show 'n' Share Images
- Introduction to Calligraphy with Peggy Robinson
- Back Cover Artist: Kathy Guthrie
Read an Excerpt from Issue 106, March 2008



Highlights from Issue 105, March 2008:

- Cover Artist Profile: Linda Smith
- The Writing's on the Wall
- Uncial for Beginners
- Island Magic with Peter Thornton
- Watercolour Monumental Trajan
- Decorated Christmas Balls
- Artist Trading Cards
- Lettering Classes at Red Deer College
- Graceful Envelope Call for Entries
- Book Reviews
- Pointed Pen with Barbara Close
- Cards for MS: A Win-win Proposition
- Newsletter Exchange Review
- Tip of the day: Gridlines
- Creative Cards & Letters with Lynn Slevinsky
- Tackling Text
- Enrichment: Susan Kristoferson
- Barrie Callaway: Cover Commentary
Read an Excerpt from Issue 105, March 2008



Highlights from Issue 104, December 2007:

- Cover Artist: Margaret Van Diest
- Galleria: Comfort Me With Apples
- Book Reviews and Exchange Newsletters
- Island Magic Conference - Class write-ups
- Last Page by Ann Purdy
Read an Excerpt from Issue 104, December 2007



Back Issue 103, September 2007

- Cover Artist: Yogi Grunwald
- A Year of Galleria
- Executive Changes
- In the Frame Galleria
- Lettering on Canvas Workshop
- Funky Letters Workshop
- Ink Wells - End of an Era
- Island Magic Conference
- Kersals: Krazy Decorated Caps Workshop
- Calgary Stampede
Read an Excerpt from Issue 103, September 2007



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Back Issue 102, June 2007

- Tea for Two - Enrichment Meeting
- Cover Artist Norma Bogle
- Calligraphic Cards for Cancer
- Romancing the Ruling Pen Workshop
- Recently Promoted From Trash - February Galleria
- Am I Original? - Copyright Information
- Alpha-Nuts
- Ricardo Rousselot - Calligraphy and the Spanish Connection
- Exchange Newsletters
- Last Page by Yogi Grunwald
Read an Excerpt from Issue 102, June 2007



Back Issue 101, March 2007

- Cover and Titles by Donna Uncles
- Exchange Newsletters and Book Review
- Mix and Match Workshop
- Christmas Cards
- Portfolios that Pop - November Galleria
- Treasured Memories Workshop
- Having a Blast Lettering
- Letters That Rock
- Last Page by Betty Miller
Read an Excerpt from Issue 101, March 2007



Back Issue 100, December 2006

- Cover artist Christine McDermid
- Exchange Newsletters and Book Reviews
- Monolines and Watercolours Workshop
- Paper Embossing Workshop
- Passionate Lies Workshop
- Porcelain and Pewter Inkwells
- Series 2006
- September Galleria: Artist Trading Cards
- Art of Letters Exhibit
- Last Page by Sue Robertson
Read an Excerpt from Issue 100, December 2006



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Back Issue 99, September 2006

- Cover Artist Wendy Diedrick
- April Galleria
- Calgary Stampede
- Knotty Workshop
- Italic Revisited
- Floral Brush
- Newsletter Retrospective
- Exchange Newsletters and Book Review
- Last Page by Kirsten Horel
Read an Excerpt from Issue 99, September 2006



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Back Issue 98, June 2006

- All You Need to Know to Begin Calligraphy workshop
- Open Spine Bookmaking workshop
- January Galleria: Make Us Laugh
- Lettering for Books, Journals, and Cards workshop
- Newsletter Nostalgia
- Calligraction
- Art of Letters
- Exchange Newsletters and Book Review
- Magic of Acrylics Enrichment Meeting
- Last Page by Diane Waters
Read an Excerpt from Issue 98, June 2006



Back Issue 96, December 2005

- On The Cover - Collage of 100s
- Silver Anniversary
- Stampede 2005
- September Galleria: Alberta's Centennial
- Pointed Brush Workshop
- Alberta Calligraphy Scene
- Heritage Park Fall Fair
- Legacies
- In Memoriam: Friedrich Neugebauer
- Exchange Newsletters
- Inkwells
Read an Excerpt from Issue 96, December 2005


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Back Issue 95, September 2005

- Cover Artist Colleen Nagel
- Centennial Challenges
- Financial Statement
- Exchange Newsletters and Book Review
- April Galleria: Mail Art
- Colour it Luscious
- Contemporary Decorated Letters
- Nancy Culmone Slide and Lecture Presentation
- Series 2005
- Our Silver Anniversary
- Meet Our Executive
Read an Excerpt from Issue 95, September 2005


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Back Issue 94, June 2005

- Cover Artist Lorraine Cockle
- February Galleria: Freestanding Items
- Massage Message
- Fun With Neuland
- Cut Paper Letters
- Bookhand, Bouncing, Bone, Brush, & B-Nib
- Paper Perspectives
- Exchange Newsletters and Book Reviews
- Centennial Challenges
- Inside Back Cover by Valerie Quinsey
Read an Excerpt from Issue 94, June 2005


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Back Issue 93, March 2005

- Cover Artist Suzanne Murison
- Confluence: Dutch Caps
- Back in the Day Workshop
- A Little Calligraphy for the Holiday Season
- November Galleria: Layout and Design
- Day of Crafts
- Season's Greetings: Christmas Cards 2004
- Exchange Newsletters
- Write On Exhibit
- The Last Page by Myrtle Peters
Read an Excerpt from Issue 93, March 2005


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Back Issue 92, December 2004

- Cover Artist Marian Peterson
- Kalligraphia 2004
- 'Alphabet Accordion Books' Galleria
- Let's Get Fresh workshop
- Stylized Writing and Illustration Workshop
- The Text of the Saint John's Bible
- Marbling at Series 2004
- Black and White Letterformation
- Exchange Newsletters
- In Memory of Diana Haines
- The Last Page by Kate Hutchison
Read an Excerpt from Issue 92, December 2004


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Back Issue 91, August 2004

- Cover Artist Sarah Widdowson
- BVCG Executive
- Exchange Newsletters
- Artisans' Show and Sale
- 'April Showers' Galleria
- Mix and Match Workshop
- Calgary Stampede and Artists' Window
- Series 2004
- Exchange Newsletters
- The Last Page by Nancy Dormer
Read an Excerpt from Issue 91, August 2004


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Back Issue 90, May 2004

- Cover Artist Donna Clement
- Alpha-Nuts by Alex Matheson
- Exchange Newsletters and Website Reviews
- 'Fancy up a Folder' Galleria
- Drip, Drop, Splatter and Splash Workshop
- Flip, Flop and Fly Workshop
- Mail Art Workshop
- Pointed Pen Variations Workshop
- Exchange Newsletters
- The Last Page by Betty Bax
Read an Excerpt from Issue 90, May 2004


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Back Issue 89, February 2004

- Cover Artist Barrie Callaway
- Day of Crafts
- Letters Alive
- 'Roots' Galleria
- 26 Seeds: a Year to Grow
- Greeting Cards
- Mirror, Mirror
- Definitely Different
- Design and Layout for Calligraphers
- Exchange Newsletters
- The Last Page by Tara Hayden
Read an Excerpt from Issue 89, February 2004


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Back Issue 88, November 2003

- Cover Artist Kathy Guthrie
- Letters, Lines and Watercolours workshop with Connie Furgason
- 'Black Magic' Galleria
- Celebration
- Season's Greetings workshop with Margaret Van Diest
- Marble and Make workshop with Sonja Idema
- 26 Seeds: a Year to Grow with Reggie Ezell
- Series
- Journal in a Slipcase workshop with Suzanne Cannon
- Adding Funk to your Foundational workshop with Suzanne Cannon
- Artisans' Show and Sale
- Exchange Newsletters
Read an Excerpt from Issue 88, November 2003


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Back Issue 87, August 2003

- Cover Artist Kerri Forster
- Your Executive
- Have Pens Will Travel
- Artists" Window
- Spruce Meadows
- Calgary Stampede
- "Friends" Galleria
- 'Painted Paper Collage Works' workshop with Kathy Guthrie
- '26 Seeds: A Year to Grow' yearlong class with Reggie Ezell
- Websites to Visit
- Book Review and Exchange Newsletters
- 3-D Calligraphy
- The Last Page by Barb Doll
Read an Excerpt from Issue 87, August 2003


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Back Issue 86, May 2003

- Heritage Park Fall Fair
- Notes From Away
- "Word Strings" Galleria
- 26 Seeds: A Year to Grow
- Italic workshop with Sarah Widdowson
- A Book of Secrets workshop with Christine Ahmad
- Cover Artist Joanne Merrick
- Numerals workshop with Martin Jackson
- Uncial workshop with Martin Jackson
- Cards and Letters workshop with Lynn Slevinsky
- Exchange Newsletters and Book Reviews
- The Last Page by Eileen Jardine
Read an Excerpt from Issue 86, May 2003


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Back Issue 85, February 2003

- Artisans Show & Sale
- Season's Greetings workshop with Margaret Van Diest
- Versals workshop with Sarah Widdowson
- Making a Modern Manuscript Page workshop with Margaret Van Diest
- Copperplate workshop with Gaye Mackie
- Day of Crafts
- Greeting Cards
- Cover Artist Susan Keyes
- "Favourite Things" November Galleria
- 26 Seeds: A Year to Grow yearlong class with Reggie Ezell
- Notes from Away
- Book Reviews & Exchange Newsletters
- The Last Page by Norma Bogle
Read an Excerpt from Issue 85, February 2003


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Back Issue 78, May 2001

- Profile of Cover Artist Gaye Mackie
- 'Try This': Tips by Ros Jones
- BVCG 20th Anniversary Cards
- Noodling with Neuland: a workshop with Francie Bredeson
- More Millennium Manuscript pages, in colour center spread
- Family History with Susan Keyes
- Romans Forever Session II: a workshop with Lindley McDougall
- 'Earth Air Wind Fire' February Galleria
- Alphabet to Try by Lynn Slevinsky
- Exchange Newsletter reviews
- Inside Back Cover by Ginny Haldane
- (include 4 page colour inserts)
Read an Excerpt from Issue 78, May 2001


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Back Issue 77, February 2001

- Profile of Cover Artist Betty Locke
- 'Winter' November Galleria
- Day of Crafts Workshop
- Romans Forever Workshop with Lindley McDougall
- BVCG 20th Anniversary
- The Last 10 Years
- Millennium Manuscript Book (with special colour center spread)
- Christmas Cards 2000
- Exchange Newsletters and Book Reviews
- Inside Back Cover by Jo Baarschers
- (include 4 page colour inserts)
Read an Excerpt from Issue 77, February 2001


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Back Issue 76, November 2000

- Profile of Cover Artist Lily Yee
- 'Outrageous and Perverse' September Galleria
- Artisan Show and Sale
- Wall Art by Kathy Guthrie
- ABC 2000 Overview
* BVCG Entertainment
* The Illuminated Letter with Mark Van Stone
* Colour and Texture with Suzanne Moore
* Casual Caps and Colourful Cards with Carol Pallesen
* Colour: Reason and Sense with Annie Cicale
* Beautiful Italic with Peter Thornton
* Stretching Your Italic with Diane von Arx
* Contrasts with Peter Thornton
* Constructed Thought with Suzanne Moore
* Roman Capitals with Annie Cicale
* Books, Boxes and Cards with Carol Pallesen
* Contemporary Decorated Letters with Sherri Kiesel
* Trajan to Charlemagne with Mark Van Stone
* Pen, Paper and Ink with Ward Dunham
* Layout with Diane von Arx
- Experiment Workshop with Thomas Ingmire
- Exchange Newsletters and Book Reviews
- Inside Back Cover by Francie Bredeson
Read an Excerpt from Issue 76, November 2000



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Back Issue 66, May 1998

- Cover Artist Will Farrington
- European Adventure
- Books Galore Class
- Numbers Galleria
- Borders Workshop
- Challenges and Critiques Workshop
- Fun and Funky Workshop
- Craft Page
- Exchange Newsletter
- Inside Back Cover by Kathy Guthrie



Back Issue 60, November 1996

- Cover Artist George Huitema
- Soundings
- September Galleria: Anatomy
- Italic tune-up
- Uniting the Elements: Illustration and Calligraphy
- Watercolour Backgrounds and Basics
- That Was Then, This Is Now
- Craft Page
- Exchange Newsletter and Book Reviews
- Inside Back Cover by Randi Aaron