Edmonton Calligraphy Society Envelope Exchange 2021

Created: January 6, 2021
Modified: December 7, 2021

I love decorating envelopes and decided to join in this exchange

ID: Catherine Chong (Dec 2021)

Wrote out the name with a 3.0 Parallel pen and Sumi ink in my funky redition of Carrie Imai's Carrioka style lettering. Painted the flowers with a triangle brush and QoR watercolors. Sponged around edges with Distress pads.

Card is a print of one I made this year.

 

ID: Glenda Uthe (Dec 2021)

Wrote out the name with a 3.0 Parallel pen and Ecoline "Carmine" ink in my funky rendition of Carrie Imai's Carrioka style lettering. Added various brush and gel pen decorations.

Card is a print of one I made this year.

 

 

ID: Geri Arkell (Nov 2021)

Wrote out the name with a Zig Writer in Monoline style and decorated each letter with a cluster of oak leaves painted using Kuretake Clean Color brush pens. Sponged around edges with Distress pads.

Card word was masked with masking fluid and then background painted.

 

ID: Vicky Gwiasda (Nov 2021)

The card: On Arches 140# HP watercolor paper. I used a 3.8 Parallel pen and Sumi ink in a Blackletter style. Masked with some Washi tape and painted the leaves with Winsor & Newton watercolors. Trimmed down, then adhered to a deep brown card base.

Envelope using a 6.0 & 2.4 Parallel pen and Sumi ink wrote out the name in a Black letter style and an Italic style. Decorated with white gel pen dots and painted oak leaves using Kuretake Clean Color brush pens. Sponged around edges with Distress pads.

 

 

ID: Arlene Bowles (Oct 2021)

On a regular envelope wrote our the name in Weaver style lettering with a pointed nib and Sumi ink. Added gold gel pen dots. Stencilled the oak leaves with Distress inks.

Triptych ATC using the same stencil and lettering style. 

 

ID: Cecilia Traverse (Oct 2021)

On a regular envelope wrote our the name in Weaver style lettering with a pointed nib and Sumi ink. Added Diamonds with a 3.0 Parallel pen and Pearlescent acrylic ink (Volcano Red) and gold gel pen dots. Stencilled the leaves with Distress inks.

Triptych ATC using the same stencil and lettering style. 

 

 

ID: Catherine Harris (Sept 2021)

On a regular envelope drew my circles and wrote out the name in Neuland style using a 4.5 Parallel pen and Sumi ink. Detailing with Artistro Extra Fine tipped pens in red and yellow. Gold Gel pen dots. Leaves painted with QoR watercolors.

 

ID: Cathy Brettnell (Sept 2021)

On a regular envelope drew my circles and wrote out the name in Neuland style using a 4.5 Parallel pen and Sumi ink. Detailing with Artistro Extra Fine tipped pens in red and yellow. Leaves painted with QoR watercolors

 

 

ID: Jackie Doll

On Arches Text Wove wrote out Jackie's name using a #4 Chisel brush and lots of water then sprinkled with Bister powders (yellow, red & blue). When dry shadowed with a .05 Micron pen. Doodled with a blue and green Zig Writer. Adhered to my envelope and added the blue border.

ID: Betty Locke (May2021) 

On Arches Text Wove wrote out Betty's name using a #4 Chisel brush and lots of water then sprinkled with Bister powders (yellow, red & blue). When dry shadowed with a .05 Micron pen. Stamped the Deco roses I made for Scribbled lives using Distress pads and misting with water. adhered to my envelope and added the red border.

 

 

ID: Geri Arkell (Apr 2021)

I love doing various forms of Blackletter... And I took a ZOOM class with Sachin Shah last night (Fraktur Capitals) so had to practice...

I'm using a 6.0 Parallel pen, double dipping into various colors of Holbien Gouache. added crisscross lines s a decorative element.

 

 

ID: Valerie Louis (Apr/2021)

I'm taking an Italic class (3 - 2 hour lessons) with Barbara Close, so I thought I'd practice a bit...

I'm using a 6.0 Parallel pen, double dipping into various colors of Holbien Gouache. Shadowed with a Caran d'Ache Grafwood 5B pencil and paper stump. "Louis" with a 3.0 Parallel pen. the rest with a Zig Writer. Then I practiced creating border marks with the 3.0 pen.

 

 

ID: Roxanne Smit (Mar/2021)

Unknown font done with pointed pen and Holbien gouache "Flame Red". Decorated with cut outs from a Stamp Souvenir sheet. The card is alcohol ink on Grafix white opaque Craft Plastic. Sharpie pen for the quote.

 

ID: Cynthia Zimmerman (Mar 2021)

Using " Farewell Eternity" font by Jo Claire Hall using a Zig Writer and colored pencils. Decorated with cut outs from a Stamp Souvenir sheet. The card is after Gemma Black's class playing with "Fibonacci" - Walnut ink sprinkled with salt and water.

ID: Susan Mentis (Feb 2021)

Some things I picked up from Benoit Furet Facebook images. Love those curly roses and all the squiggles. Pointed pen, Holbien "Red Flame" gouache, B-nib for her 1st name.

Created the card with similar roses & a die cut

 

ID: Heather Victoria Held (Feb 2021)

Brush lettering a la Loredana Zega (kinda...) using Holbien "Red Flame" gouache. Graphite shading. Rosemary & Co Pyramid Triangle brush for the flowers (still getting used to that brush...). The card letter "h" was something I learned in Julie Wildman's greeting card class - colored pencils and gold gel pen.

ID: Gail Fournier (Jan 2021)

on the envie written on Claire Fontaine Two Face Black/Brown paper and then adhered to the envie, using a 6.0 Parallel pen for the 1st name and a Roundhand #4 for the last name with Kuretake Gold Mica ink. A Zig Writer for the address and doodling and added some graphite shading.

For the card I used a black photography backdrop paper (fuzzy side) and the same pen and ink.

Love that 51 stamp.

ID: Carolyn M Wagner (Jan 2021)

on the envie written on Claire Fontaine Two Face Black/Brown paper and then adhered to the envie, using a 6.0 Parallel pen for the 1st name and a Roundhand #4 for the last name with Kuretake Silver Mica ink. A Zig Writer for the address and doodling and added some graphite shading.

For the card I used a black photography backdrop paper (fuzzy side) and the same pen and ink.

 

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