Learn Gothic Calligraphy and Lettering – Online Calligraphy Course


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Learn Gothic Calligraphy & Lettering in this online calligraphy course. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto. All available as a digital download.

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CAGT at Scriptus – Toronto’s Pen and Writing Show‏

CAGT will be on hand at the upcoming Scriptus show on Sunday November 2, 2014. Please join us for lettering demonstrations and for an opportunity to purchase antique and new fountain pens, ink and paper.

The show is being held at the Appel Salon, 2nd flr., Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St. (north of Bloor St.) Toronto.



Beautiful Letters – Calligraphy Show‏

We’re pleased to have a show at Alderwood Public Library running from September 18 to October 29. Entitled “Beautiful Letters,” it showcases previously exhibited work and some new pieces as well. This library is an open and bright space and, in addition to framed works, you’ll be delighted by our free-standing letters of the alphabet in large format contributed by a dozen members and Friends of our guild.
We thank Kerry Morton, branch manager, for this invitation to promote our guild and the lettering arts in this our fortieth anniversary year.
Alderwood Public Library is located in south Etobicoke. Hours are Mondays 10:00 – 8:30; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10:00 – 6:00; Thursdays 12:30 – 8:30 and Saturdays 9:00 – 5:00.

Courses and Workshops – 2014-2015

Calligraphy Courses and Workshops

Ramona, our Programming Coordinator, has put together a complete list of the Calligraphic Arts Guild of Toronto’s course offerings for the 2014/15 season.  This list is available in our newly designed Courses/Workshops section of our website.  Please review our extensive course offerings at:


Thank you, and a special thanks to Ramona for pulling this together!

The Gothic Illuminated Letter Workshop

Workshop with Debbie Thompson Wilson:
The Gothic Illuminated Letter

We’ll start the day by learning to gild (using real gold leaf) and illuminate (using watercolours and gouache) on some simple examples of Gothic art and lettering. We’ll be using some modern gilding materials and Debbie will demonstrate some quick and easy ways of applying gold leaf as well as explaining historical methods. In the afternoon we will work on gilding and illuminating an initial letter of your choosing (examples will be provided) from the Middle Ages. We’ll also construct a simple book in which to keep and protect these small gems of art.

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