Calligraphy on Ice

Demonstration & Class

March 22 on Zoom

7-9 p.m.

Free for FotA Members


Join us as Chef & Calligrapher Andrea Alverez Reno demonstrates how to make beautiful letters on Iced Cookies.

This workshop is for Calligraphers by a Calligrapher/Baker.

Checkout Andreas work on her website at

Her Instagram account @arenocalligraphycakes has a tutorial for how to make the icing on the IGTV section.

Handouts and recipes coming soon so you can decorate along with Andrea if you choose.

Julie Wildman

Alphabets Inspired by Nature

On Zoom

Suitable for all levels

Saturday, April 10 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.



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Pat Blair

Copperplate Masterclass

On Zoom

Copperplate experience suggested

Saturday & Sunday, May 15/16 from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.


Pat's website

Date to be announced:

Diane Stum Fekete

Italic & Introduction to Broad Edged Pens

Are you new to Italic lettering?  New to using Broad edged nibs for Calligraphy?

Looking for an Italic refresher class?

Access the supply list here

This workshop is designed just for you!  Learn the elegant Italic letterforms that developed during the 15th century Italian Renaissance.  We’ll cover letter, word and line spacing; learn tips and tricks for working successfully with broad edged pens; and discuss layout & design principles.  As time permits, we’ll use Zoom tools and features to “share” student work for feedback.  Additional insights for left-handers!  This is a four-session (3 hours each) online workshop via Zoom.


This workshop is for Friends of the Alphabet exclusively, and will be limited to 20 students. The workshop fee is $95, payable to Friends of the Alphabet. If you know someone who is not in the Guild, but would like to learn more about Italic and broad edge pens, please share this information. They are welcome to join the Guild for the usual membership fee of $24 in addition to the $95 workshop fee (total $119).  


Diane Stum Fekete has been a calligrapher, instructor and artist for more than 25 years.  She’s taught calligraphy, book binding, paper decoration techniques and mixed media painting for art guilds, home school associations, community college and private clients, as well as at Naropa University in Boulder CO.  She has been an active member of several calligraphy guilds and served as president of Michigan Association of Calligraphers.  In her current artwork, Diane explores the intersection of western calligraphy and abstract painting, which she exhibits locally, nationally and internationally. Diane joined FotA after relocating from Colorado to Georgia in mid -2018.  She has been instrumental in getting our Guild ready for online workshops.  We are very glad to have her!!


and again for your convenience:

General Workshop Information


Katy Burge 

Workshop Chair

Contact info: or text at 678-910-8273


Mail your check, payable to FOTA, to our guild treasurer Barbara Leasure at:
Barbara Leasure (FoTA Workshops)
30 Mimosa Court, Oxford, GA. 30054
Use electronic Transfer:
Accepted Methods: Zelle/Popmoney/Venmo



IMPORTANT:  Please see registration form/guidelines for more detail and cancellation policies

Online Workshop Registration Form and Guidelines

In-Person Workshop Registration Form and Guidelines

Workshop Etiquette Form

FotA Expense Reimbursement Form


When applicable for In-Person Workshops

In person workshops will be held at 550 Pharr Rd. NE Building, Atlanta GA

550 Pharr Rd NE building (Info here)

Set up time : Anytime after 9:00 a.m.
Workshop Times: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (unless informed otherwise)

Workshop costs haven't changed, and we generally keep it at these prices. 

1-day workshop:      $85

2-day workshop:    $175

3-day workshop:    $225



Changes may occur if the workshop attendance/sign-up is low. For those who've signed up, you'll be given a choice. For example: If, as a group everyone agrees, the costs for workshop will increase to make up any differences for workshop expenses. With previous workshops with low sign-up, the increase has varied from $15 to $40.