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Offline adairmcgregor

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hello from waco, texas!
« on: January 15, 2015, 11:54:18 AM »
My name is Adair McGregor.

Currently, I am a Collections Manager at an art museum and have recently started taking calligraphy classes.

I've always loved art (I was an Art History major in college)  lettering, and handwriting; and have always been enamored with calligraphy especially. I love the romance and feel that calligraphy evokes - namely pointed pen! I, like many of you, I think, yearn to create and this has been such a rewarding way to express myself.

I am a newcomer to calligraphy. This past Fall, I started taking calligraphy classes (short courses in pointed pen and pointed brush) to learning the basics and fundamentals. I practice on my own almost every night, but would love any extra help and guidance. I am very excited to have found such a wealth of knowledge and help in The Flourish Forum.

I am thinking of attending IAMPETH in July so any information about it would be lovely.

Look forward to meeting you all!


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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2015, 09:12:40 PM »
Hi Adair! Love your name!

Welcome to the forum!

There is so much to learn here, so enjoy exploring!

And I hope to see you at the IAMPETH convention this year!

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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2015, 12:29:43 AM »
Hey welcome! I agree, you have an awesome name and I'm sure it looks amazing calligraphed!! I'd be practicing it all the time, lol. :)
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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2015, 01:25:25 PM »
Welcome to the forum!  A great place to start is always Erica's amazing tutorials!
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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2015, 08:40:44 PM »
Hi Adair,
What a beautiful name! Have fun and let us know how we can help as you go. Welcome!
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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2015, 08:44:54 PM »
Welcome Adair! I have to agree with the others on this one....your name is just awesome. I hope you enjoy as much as we do! More importantly, you are going to love this place! :)
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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2015, 01:19:10 AM »
Welcome Adair! Love your name! What does it mean?

I was at IAMPETH last year & its a life changing experience! I'm sure you will LOVE it! I hope I can attend this year too.
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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2015, 11:44:38 PM »
Hi Adair! You're the second person I know with the same name and he lives in TX, too! :)
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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2015, 11:52:49 PM »
Hi Adair. Work at an art museum cool!

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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2015, 05:52:38 AM »
Hello Adair, from Australia!   Welcome to Flourish :)  ;D ;D

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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2015, 09:35:01 AM »
Welcome! I lived in Waco for a short time as a kid but now I'm in Dallas. Waco has a calligraphy guild that I think is fairly active.

This is a great place to learn and have fun. Enjoy!

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Re: hello from waco, texas!
« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2015, 09:37:33 AM »
Welcome in the FF!
I am from Italy, Milano and a beginner in calligraphy.
The FF is a place for me where improving and challenging myself everyday.
Keep in touch!
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