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Sep
11
7:00 PM19:00

September Hand Lettering Doodle Session: School Supplies

 Thanks to Boosaba Tantisunthorn for this month's promo doodle! 

Thanks to Boosaba Tantisunthorn for this month's promo doodle! 

Join us at Creative Colony, a coworking space in the World Building in Downtown Silver Spring for our September doodle session to letter all things school supplies, one of our favorite things in this world. 

 

F.A.Q.:

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

WHAT IS THIS? The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society of Silver Spring is a free monthly gathering for hand lettering enthusiasts to letter in company. Every month has a theme to jog the creative juices, but we would never dare limit your creativity to the theme! Come make new friends, swap pen and paper secrets and meet other creatives in your community.

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? Every month has a different location for September-December 2018. After the end of the year, we'll poll members to see if we should continue rotating in 2019 or find a new permanent home.

WHERE CAN I PARK? Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. All parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm! Creative Colony is also accessible by Metro and bus.

WANT TO GIVE BACK? Support the society by getting more involved! Join our mailing list for updates. Follow @SSLetters on Twitter + Instagram, and don't forget to use #SSLETTERS to share your lettering even between meetings & brag about your skillz! We'll repost on our channels, too! You can also help keep our hand lettering community alive with a donation today! Funds go towards putting on our community projects and providing materials at meetings. The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society is a completely volunteer based organization because we love our community. (That means you!) <3

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Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

August Hand Lettering Doodle Session: HEAT

 Thanks to Sarah Brown for this month's promo doodle!

Thanks to Sarah Brown for this month's promo doodle!

For those dog days of summer, join us this month and letter all your feels about this summer's HEAT. Will it ever be cool again?

F.A.Q.:

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

WHAT IS THIS? The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society of Silver Spring is a free monthly gathering for hand lettering enthusiasts to letter in company. Every month has a theme to jog the creative juices, but we would never dare limit your creativity to the theme! Come make new friends, swap pen and paper secrets and meet other creatives in your community.

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? This is our LAST meeting held at (and sponsored by) Catylator Makerspace located at 8121 Georgia Ave, LL1, Silver Spring, MD 20910. In the future we will be rotating to different coffee shops and creative spaces in Silver Spring and beyond.

WHERE CAN I PARK? Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. All parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm!

WANT TO GIVE BACK? Support the society by getting more involved! Join our mailing list for updates. Follow @SSLetters on Twitter + Instagram, and don't forget to use #SSLETTERS to share your lettering even between meetings & brag about your skillz! We'll repost on our channels, too! You can also help keep our hand lettering community alive with a donation today! Funds go towards putting on our community projects and providing materials at meetings. The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society is a completely volunteer based organization because we love our community. (That means you!) <3

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Jul
10
7:00 PM19:00

July Hand Lettering Doodle Session: Water

 Doodle by Hannah Churn

Doodle by Hannah Churn

Join us this July to letter all things WATER! Bring your watercolors, or use our stash, and play with this fun style of lettering. May it cool us all off this summer. 

F.A.Q.:

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

WHAT IS THIS? The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society of Silver Spring is a free monthly gathering for hand lettering enthusiasts to letter in company. Every month has a theme to jog the creative juices, but we would never dare limit your creativity to the theme! Come make new friends, swap pen and paper secrets and meet other creatives in your community.

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? Our meetings are held at (and sponsored by) Catylator Makerspace located at 8121 Georgia Ave, LL1, Silver Spring, MD 20910

WHERE CAN I PARK? Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. All parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm!

WANT TO GIVE BACK? Support the society by getting more involved! Join our mailing list for updates. Follow @SSLetters on Twitter + Instagram, and don't forget to use #SSLETTERS to share your lettering even between meetings & brag about your skillz! We'll repost on our channels, too! You can also help keep our hand lettering community alive with a donation today! Funds go towards putting on our community projects and providing materials at meetings. The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society is a completely volunteer based organization because we love our community. (That means you!) <3

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Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

June Hand Lettering Doodle Session: Primping

 Thanks to  Samyuktha Krishna  for this month's promo image!&nbsp;

Thanks to Samyuktha Krishna for this month's promo image! 

How do you primp? Come hand letter your primping routines with us this month! 

NOTE: This meeting will not be held at our usual location. Instead we will be meeting at Bump n Grind on East West Highway, and will be from 6-8pm.

F.A.Q.:

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

WHAT IS THIS? The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society of Silver Spring is a free monthly gathering for hand lettering enthusiasts to letter in company. Every month has a theme to jog the creative juices, but we would never dare limit your creativity to the theme! Come make new friends, swap pen and paper secrets and meet other creatives in your community.

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? Our meetings are usually held at (and sponsored by) Catylator Makerspace, but this meeting will be held at TBD.

WHERE CAN I PARK? Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. All parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm!

WANT TO GIVE BACK? Support the society by getting more involved! Join our mailing list for updates. Follow @SSLetters on Twitter + Instagram, and don't forget to use #SSLETTERS to share your lettering even between meetings & brag about your skillz! We'll repost on our channels, too! You can also help keep our hand lettering community alive with a donation today! Funds go towards putting on our community projects and providing materials at meetings. The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society is a completely volunteer based organization because we love our community. (That means you!) <3

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May
8
7:00 PM19:00

May Hand Lettering Doodle Session: 1984

 Thanks to  Amina Ahmad  for this month's doodle!

Thanks to Amina Ahmad for this month's doodle!

A doodle session for how it feels these days. 

F.A.Q.:

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

WHAT IS THIS? The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society of Silver Spring is a free monthly gathering for hand lettering enthusiasts to letter in company. Every month has a theme to jog the creative juices, but we would never dare limit your creativity to the theme! Come make new friends, swap pen and paper secrets and meet other creatives in your community.

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? Our meetings are held at (and sponsored by) Catylator Makerspace, which is located in THE WORLD BUILDING at 8121 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. DIAL 011 ON THE CALLBOX to access the building. Catylator is located on LL1. Take the elevator down.

WHERE CAN I PARK? Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. All parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm!

WANT TO GIVE BACK? Support the society by getting more involved! Join our mailing list for updates. Follow @SSLetters on Twitter + Instagram, and don't forget to use #SSLETTERS to share your lettering even between meetings & brag about your skillz! We'll repost on our channels, too! You can also help keep our hand lettering community alive with a donation today! Funds go towards putting on our community projects and providing materials at meetings. The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society is a completely volunteer based organization because we love our community. (That means you!) <3

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Apr
10
7:00 PM19:00

April Hand Lettering Doodle Session: Plants

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Come hand letter and doodle all your favorite plants! House plants! Garden plants! Forest plants! Fantasy plants! The plants you killed! All the plants! 

Thanks to our sponsor, Melissa of Analog for this month's promo doodle!

F.A.Q.:

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

WHAT IS THIS? The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society of Silver Spring is a free monthly gathering for hand lettering enthusiasts to letter in company. Every month has a theme to jog the creative juices, but we would never dare limit your creativity to the theme! Come make new friends, swap pen and paper secrets and meet other creatives in your community.

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? Our meetings are held at (and sponsored by) Catylator Makerspace, which is located in THE WORLD BUILDING at 8121 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. DIAL 011 ON THE CALLBOX to access the building. Catylator is located on LL1. Take the elevator down.

WHERE CAN I PARK? Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. All parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm!

WANT TO GIVE BACK? Support the society by getting more involved! Join our mailing list for updates. Follow @SSLetters on Twitter + Instagram, and don't forget to use #SSLETTERS to share your lettering even between meetings & brag about your skillz! We'll repost on our channels, too! You can also help keep our hand lettering community alive with a donation today! Funds go towards putting on our community projects and providing materials at meetings. The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society is a completely volunteer based organization because we love our community. (That means you!) <3

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Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

March Hand Lettering Doodle Session: Song Lyrics

 Thanks to  Christy Batta  for this month's promo doodle!

Thanks to Christy Batta for this month's promo doodle!

Come sing us a song at this month's hand lettering / doodle session all about lettering our favorite song lyrics.

NOTE: This meeting will not be held at our usual location. Instead we will be meeting at Bump n Grind on East West Highway, and will be from 6-8pm.

F.A.Q.:

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

WHAT IS THIS? The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society of Silver Spring is a free monthly gathering for hand lettering enthusiasts to letter in company. Every month has a theme to jog the creative juices, but we would never dare limit your creativity to the theme! Come make new friends, swap pen and paper secrets and meet other creatives in your community.

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? Our meetings are held at (and sponsored by) Catylator Makerspace, which is located in THE WORLD BUILDING at 8121 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. DIAL 011 ON THE CALLBOX to access the building. Catylator is located on LL1. Take the elevator down.

WHERE CAN I PARK? Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. All parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm!

WANT TO GIVE BACK? Support the society by getting more involved! Join our mailing list for updates. Follow @SSLetters on Twitter + Instagram, and don't forget to use #SSLETTERS to share your lettering even between meetings & brag about your skillz! We'll repost on our channels, too! You can also help keep our hand lettering community alive with a donation today! Funds go towards putting on our community projects and providing materials at meetings. The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society is a completely volunteer based organization because we love our community. (That means you!) <3

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Feb
13
7:00 PM19:00

February Hand Lettering Doodle Session: Love and Hate

 Thanks to  Abdullah Syed  for this month's promo doodle!

Thanks to Abdullah Syed for this month's promo doodle!

Come letter all your love (or hate, if that suits you better) at this month's meeting!

Special Note: We will also have access to the laser cutter during this meeting for you to engrave a design out of wood! It's $5 to engrave, and limited to a maximum size of 6 inches by 6 inches.

It is free to attend this meeting and participation in laser engraving is not mandatory! Just bring cash if you'd like to participate!

RSVP to our meeting so we know you're coming!

F.A.Q.:

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

WHAT IS THIS? The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society of Silver Spring is a free monthly gathering for hand lettering enthusiasts to letter in company. Every month has a theme to jog the creative juices, but we would never dare limit your creativity to the theme! Come make new friends, swap pen and paper secrets and meet other creatives in your community.

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? Our meetings are held at (and sponsored by) Catylator Makerspace, which is located in THE WORLD BUILDING at 8121 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. DIAL 011 ON THE CALLBOX to access the building. Catylator is located on LL1. Take the elevator down.

WHERE CAN I PARK? Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. All parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm!

WANT TO GIVE BACK? Support the society by getting more involved! Join our mailing list for updates. Follow @SSLetters on Twitter + Instagram, and don't forget to use #SSLETTERS to share your lettering even between meetings & brag about your skillz! We'll repost on our channels, too! You can also help keep our hand lettering community alive with a donation today! Funds go towards putting on our community projects and providing materials at meetings. The Unofficial Hand Lettering Society is a completely volunteer based organization because we love our community. (That means you!) <3

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Dec
12
7:00 PM19:00

December Doodle Session: Caroling

Get in the ChristmaHanuKwanzaakah spirit by bringing your favorite holiday song lyrics to letter with us! We'd love to see you for our last meeting of 2017! 

Doodle Promo Image by Marina Temkin of Whim and Vigor Ceramics.

FAQ's

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? 

Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

 

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? 

Our meetings are held at (and sponsored by) Catylator Makerspace, which is located in THE WORLD BUILDING at 8121 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. CALL CATYLATOR ON THE CALLBOX to access the building. Catylator is located on LL1. Take the elevator down.

 

WHERE CAN I PARK? 

Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. Metered parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm!

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Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

November Doodle Session: Recipes

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To kick off the holiday season we are returning to one of our favorite themes to remind us what is truly important about the holidays - stuffing our faces with yummy food! Join us to doodle, letter and swap recipes in good company.

Promo Doodle by Sarah Brown

FAQ's

WHAT SHOULD I BRING? 

Bring your favorite doodle supplies [paper + pens + paints + etc]. We will also have some paper on-hand as well as our PEN SWAP BOX for you to test out different style pens for your drawings.

 

WHERE ARE THE MEETINGS? 

Our meetings are held at (and sponsored by) Catylator Makerspace, which is located in THE WORLD BUILDING at 8121 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. CALL CATYLATOR ON THE CALLBOX to access the building. Catylator is located on LL1. Take the elevator down.

 

WHERE CAN I PARK? 

Parking is available in the parking lot off of Fenton Street & Silver Spring Avenue, or on the street. Metered parking is free in downtown Silver Spring after 7pm!

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