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Today's calligraphy ranges from highly legible traditional letterforms to thosewhich have their basis in those same letters, but favor expression over legibility. These word pictures use letter style, color, letter path, and layering to express the meaning of a text. This visualizing process has also become a powerful way to meditate on great words, especially from the Bible.Find out more »
Creating is such an amazing pursuit, and sharing our work together has great rewards: community, new perspectives, and encouragement to continue in the challenge! The landscape is such a rich theme, whatever materials or genre you use -- reflecting both God's creative glory, and the brokenness of our relationship to nature.Find out more »
Maker-to-Maker is designed as an intimate group of CIVA members virtually gathering to share their work, receive constructive feedback and discuss their discipline. Each session is moderated by a professional in their medium. Sessions are FREE and open to current CIVA members but are limited to 8 participants per session. Participants should come ready to dig deep and can expect to explore struggles and bonds with their fellow Christian artists. Each session is structured as follows: Moderator Introduction Participant Introductions…Find out more »
Kitchen Table Talks are virtual gatherings where we can come together as a community to talk about tough issues facing us as a society and as Christians. It is CIVA’s goal to end each Talk with viable solutions and steps toward action. This session will have discussions with voices from the faith, political, and law enforcement community.Find out more »
Kitchen Table Talks are virtual gatherings where we can come together as a community to talk about tough issues facing us as a society and as Christians. It is CIVA’s goal to end each Talk with viable solutions and steps toward action. This session's goal is to open conversation for the purpose of moving forward in righteous communion.Find out more »