To help develop their knowledge, skills and creativity, CSO members may take advantage of workshops sponsored by the Society. The depth of talent in this region means that local instructors are featured several times a year; The CSO has also hosted workshops facilitated with instructors from Germany, Belgium, the United States, the United Kingdom, and other parts of Canada.

Workshops are also open to non-members at a small additional cost, and space permitting. Pre-registration is a must. Please read the Workshop Policies page for more details.

Introduction to Traditional Calligraphy

Event Date:
Nurgul Ozturk
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Come join me for a fun and casual workshop learning the basics of traditional calligraphy. This workshop is best suited for a beginner or someone who has just dabbled in calligraphy and needs a more structured approach to learning the fundamentals.

Everyone is welcome! In this hands-on workshop, we will learn what tools and supplies ...

Written, Drawn and Decorated Letters of Adolf Bernd

Event Dates:
Peter Thornton
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In this 2-day workshop on Adolf Bernd's Letters we shall look at one of his major contributions to the Letter Arts; his consummate skill in subtlety of tones within water colours.

We shall begin with exercises that explore both harmony and contrast and the joy and delight in working with just 6 basic colours (the double primary palette) plus...