Rx for Handwriting Success




Italic Handwriting with Inga Dubay

Italic Handwriting with Inga Dubay,
Saturday, August 11, 10 am to 4pm,
cost: $115 plus $20 materials fee
(Write Now book, Sheaffer cartridge pen and more).
Location: Sitka Center for Art & Ecology on the Oregon
Coast at Cascade Head on the Salmon River Estuary,
just north of Lincoln City.

For more details go to www.sitkacenter.org or call 541.994.5485.

NEW! Italic Handwriting Series Do-It-Yourself worksheets for basic italic

Now you can bring Getty-Dubay Italic into your classroom for every subject.
Perhaps you want your students to learn a vocabulary list, memorize a poem,
practice writing homonyms or synonyms. Previously only available for our new book,
Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy, now the Italic Handwriting Series has DIY worksheets.
Just enter the text you want to practice in our online tool and then print the PDF it generates --
it's that simple, and it's free! Visit the Resources page to get started.

2018 Handwriting Success Workshop

If you're in the Portland area, come to our free Handwriting Success Workshop
with authors Barbara Getty and Inga Dubay on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10am to 1pm.
In honor of National Handwriting Day and in preparation for St. Valentine's Day,
this is your chance to fall in love with your own handwriting once again.
Download the flyer here for more information.

New Catalog

See our new catalog, hot off the press! It has information
on all of our products, packed into 16 colorful pages. Get your
own digital version here, or contact us to request one in the mail.




Handwriting Workshop

GDI author Inga Dubay taught a handwriting workshop
at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology on the Oregon Coast on
August 22, 2017. Click here for more information.

This workshop included instruction and practice with the basics
of italic handwriting as well as self-assessment techniques. Materials were provided for each participant
included the book Write Now by Inga Dubay & Barbara Getty.

Handwriting Success Workshop Testimonials

Our annual free handwriting seminar for 2017 took place on
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 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,
a chance to fall in love with your own handwriting once again.

Be sure that you are on our mailing list to find out about future events and news.
You can sign up at the top of this page or on our Contact page

But if you couldn'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!

New Book Available

After three years in the making, our new book,
Getty-Dubay Italic Calligraphy: for School and Home is
now available!

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.

Here's 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!

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.

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.

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.

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!


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

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


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.



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.


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!


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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