Member Profile

Charmian Mocatta
Email: charmian.mocatta@tiscali.co.uk
Telephone: 01531 660 439
Commissions Undertaken?
yes
Biography
After a Fine Art course at Art School, specialised in Graphic Design and Typography. As a mature student, pursued a lifelong interest in calligraphy and lettering at the University of Roehampton and gained Calligraphy and Bookbinding Diploma in 1986. Discovered glass as a medium for lettering in 1987. Fellow of the Guild of Glass Engravers. Book , Lettering on Glass, commissioned by A and C Black (Publishers) London was published in 2001 in conjunction with the University of Washington Press. Tutor for calligraphy and lettering on glass at workshops and colleges of further education.

Eighteen viewing panels for the music department in private school, each with music and details of composer. To celebrate the millennium at St. Thomas a Becket, Pagham, Sussex, a glass flagstone, set into the floor and lit by fibre optics.

 

Engraving Techniques
Sandblast,drill