Public Presentations

Modern Calligraphy

A fun, flowing alphabet that can be drawn, or written with a pointed brush or flexible marker, modern calligraphy is all the rage and seen just about everywhere!  With a little guidance, students can learn to write this playful lettering style.

Available: Online or In-Person

Modern Calligraphy Skills

The Modern Calligraphy program was so well-received as a library program, I am creating a follow-up program that will work for both those who attended the original program or are new to the concept. Details to be posted  January 4, 2021.

Available Online or In-person

Intro to Calligraphy

This is a hands-on introduction to broad edge calligraphy. Choice of blackletter or uncial for lettering style. Patrons are given inspiration, handouts, and practice in the  90-minute program.

Available: Online or In-Person

Doodle Art

Calligraphers use patterns a great deal in the art of illumination. In the doodle programs, we focus on patterns and create an artwork full of texture. Can be adapted to fit a theme.

Available: Online or In-Person

Handwriting Fun

A playful approach to lettering that is perfect for cards, journals, drawings. Participants are taken through a series of steps to encourage experimentation with letters and colors.

Available: Online or In-Person

Cursive

There is a hunger for beautiful letters. And yes, even among children. There is great satisfaction in being able to write in cursive and this program provides inspiration and instruction on how to letter in cursive.

Available: Online or In-Person

Painted Versal

Has been done as an art bar event or library program or fun evening with friends. Two hours allows more time for creating the letter.

Available: In-Person

Art of the Book

A combination of presentation and hands-on activity, Debby will share numerous book projects she has made over her career and then lead particpants in making their own folded book.

Available: In-Person

Library program information:
Base fee for a 90-minute programe is $175, does not include supply costs.
Partial list of Libraries or Institutions Debby has presented for either online or in-person:

Knights of Columbus Museum
Florence Griswold Museum
Mysticalligraphers Guild
Wallingford
Granby
Wethersfield
Milford
Darien
Somers
New Milford
Berlin
Brookfield
Bristol
Scranton
Norfolk
Trumbull
Danbury
Windsor
Salisbury
Simsbury
Farmington
Bloomfield
Derby Neck
Durham
Newtown