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WHAT'S NEW AT GETTY-DUBAY PRODUCTIONS

Off to the Printer

After three years in the making, our new book,
Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy: for School and Home is
off to the printer.

Fall in love with letters with this handsome, hands-on introduction
to calligraphy for students of all ages. Renowned calligrapher
Inga Dubay leads beginning calligraphers stroke-by-stroke to a
mastery of beautiful handwriting. With the aid of online instructional
videos and DIY worksheets, you'll learn everything from proper pen
hold to artful greeting card design. This book is also a companion to the
Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series.

Check back soon for more information about this exciting addition to our catalogue!

New Videos

Back by popular demand, we now have live videos from our Handwriting Success
Workshop in Portland, Oregon right here at handwritingsucces.com. Re-kindle your
love for your own handwriting by following along with authors Barbara Getty and
Inga Dubay. Just click on the videos link at the left to get started!

Handwriting Success Workshop



Announcing our annual free handwriting seminar for 2016! Join us on
Saturday, February 13, 2016 10am to 1pm for an opportunity to work with
authors Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay to bring legibility & ease to your handwriting.
In honor of National Handwriting Day and in preparation for St. Valentine's Day,
here's your chance to fall in love with your own handwriting once again.
Here's a flyer with all the details. See you there!

But if you can't join us in Portland, Oregon, you can watch the video of the 2015 Workshop online
and follow along in the comfort of your own home! On February 13, 2016 for 24 hours only
you can view the workshop video here.

New Distributor Website

Check out our distributor's new website at Allport.com!

Book Signing at Oblation

Oblation Papers and Press -- the perfect place for Getty-Dubay! Here's a fun video about
Getty-Dubay's book signing at this venerable Portland store.

Testimonials

Here's what participants at the Getty-Dubay Handwriting Workshop in Portland,
Oregon had to say about their experience:

Handwriting Workshop

Come to our free handwriting success workshop, Saturday, February 14, 2015,
10am to 1pm at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Kempton Hall, 147 NW 19th Avenue,
Portland, OR 97209. All workshop material provided. Our books will be available for
purchase at a special discount. Please find complete details on this flyer,
and we'll see you there. Here's a fun video of comments by participants
at last year's workshop.

Summer Photo Finish

Post your photo to Getty-Dubay on Facebook

Our Summer "Photo Finish" Event ended in August. To lean about more offers, please sign up to our mailing list.

Through August 30, 2014, visitors could post a photo to Facebook and receive a 20% discount on your next order of Getty-Dubay Italic.

In the Press

International software developer eReflect recommends Getty-Dubay,
to "produce legible, beautiful handwritten work," saying that
good typing and good cursive handwriting should go hand in hand.
Read the endorsement here.

Handwriting Workshop

GDI author Inga Dubay will be teaching two handwriting workshops
at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology. The first will occur at the
beautiful Sitka Center campus on the Oregon Coast on
June 17, 2014. The second will occur on November 6, 2014 in
Portland, Oregon. Click here for more information.

Bring your children or grandchildren and discover together the joy
and benefits of good handwriting. This workshop includes instruction
and practice with the basics of italic handwriting as well as self-
assessment techniques. Materials provided for each participant
include pencil, monoline pen, edged pen and the book Write Now by Inga Dubay & Barbara Getty.

Television Interview

Here's an interview with the authors on KATU News, discussing why
top high school students have difficulty writing even a single sentence
in cursive. You can also read the full article, Typing takes its toll on cursive writing,
by Kerry Tomlinson.

Testimonials

Participants at the recent Handwriting Success Seminar in Portland, Oregon had
great things to say. We invite you to see for yourself!

Handwriting Success Workshop

Come to our free handwriting success workshop, Saturday, January 25, 2014,
10am to 1pm at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Kempton Hall, 147 NW 19th Avenue,
Portland, OR 97209. All workshop material provided. Our books will be available for
purchase at a special discount. Please find complete details on this flyer,
and we'll see you there. Here's a fun video of comments by participants
at last year's workshop.

In the Press

Here's a great Op-Ed by Vicki Swartz Roscoe, an administrator at a school using
the Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series: Is Handwriting Still Relevant?
Take a look at the Getty-Dubay Facebook page for readers' comments about her piece.

In the Press

The Huffington Post article by Kitty Burns Florey,
“Does Handwriting Still Matter in a Digital World?” hits the nail on the head.
“It's italic that should be taught in schools,” Florey concludes, saying that
it is the “enlightened school districts” that have embraced Getty-Dubay italic.
We concur!

Handwriting Class

Author Inga Dubay will teach a handwriting
workshop on Sunday, August 4 2013 at the
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
on the Oregon coast.

Click here for more information and to register.

Enjoy writing legible, handsome and easy-to-learn italic
handwriting. Besides being soul-satisfying, others will
also enjoy reading the end result! Bring your children
or grandchildren and discover together the joy and benefits
of good handwriting. This workshop includes instruction
and practice with the basics of italic handwriting as well
as self-assessment techniques.

Op-Ed

What does the word “cursive” really mean? Here are our answers to
Questions About Cursive.

Testimonials

Here are some interviews with participants at Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay's
Handwriting Success workshop for all ages on January 26, 2013 in Portland Oregon.
Participants used Getty-Dubay Italic Write Now to improve the legibility and enjoyment
of their handwriting.

Handwriting Success Workshop

Come to our free handwriting success workshop, Saturday, January 26, 2013,
10am to 1pm at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Kempton Hall, 147 NW 19th Avenue,
Portland, OR 97209. All workshop material provided. Our books will be available for
purchase at a special discount. Please find complete details on this flyer,
and we'll see you there. Here's a brief video of comments by participants
at last year's workshop.

New Distributor Location

Allport Editions' Warehouse Shop is now open! Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series,
Write Now and Italic Letters are available here as well as Allport's line of cards,
wrapping paper, journals & more.

Allport Warehouse Shop (map)
716 NE Lawrence Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97232
503.223.7268 or 800.777.2844

Open Monday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm

Award

2012 Practical Homeschooling Reader Award

Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series is a winner in the
2012 Practical Homeschooling Reader Awards,
as announced in the September/October issue of
Practical Homeschooling magazine.

 

 

 

 

Testimonials

Here are some interviews with participants at Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay's
Handwriting Success workshop for all ages on January 28, 2012 in Portland Oregon.
Participants used Getty-Dubay Italic Write Now to improve the legibility and enjoyment
of their handwriting.

In the Press

Getty-Dubay Italic was in the press twice today. In her The New Yorker Online article When Cursive Cried Wolf, Elissa Lerner says "Why not try Getty-Dubay?" We agree!

Also today, The Oregonian published an editorial by Inga Dubay & Barbara Getty about what "cursive handwriting" really means. You can read the editorial here. For a complete list of Getty-Dubay Productions in the press, visit our publications page.

Award

HowToLearn.com Top 101 SiteThis website is on the list of best educational websites of 2011 at www.howtolearn.com.

 

 

New Edition

The Third Edition of Write Now is hot off the press and available at Allport Editions. See the press release here.

New Product

GDI alphabet cardsA new product has entered our line of supplementary materials for the Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting Series. Our new alphabet cards can be used in a myriad of ways--as flash cards, wall charts, and for individual or group learning. There are 28 cards on heavy card stock that demonstrate the Getty-Dubay Basic Italic script with both capitals and lowercase. Includes numerals, too!

 

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Inga Dubay & Barbara Getty

Authors Inga Dubay & Barbara Getty

Publisher: Getty-Dubay Productions, Portland, OR USA
Distributor: Allport Editions, www.allport.com, 1.800.777.2844, Portland, OR USA

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