This class will guide you through the basics of typography and custom lettering approaches to apply in your own creative practice and personal projects. Exploring different letterform based crafts and expressive brush script exercises that inform lettering, followed by the principles of creating a unique hand lettered piece (concept, composition, balance, flourishes, decoration).
All letter lovers welcome! whether you’re just getting started, want to impress your friends with hand lettered mail, or keen to learn hands on techniques.
What you'll get
- Workbook to follow on the day with prepared letter styles
- Brush pen
- Fine back marker
- Angle guides
what to bring
- A few phrases or single words for a loved or unloved (ouch!) one, for the custom card project you’ll letter yourself.
- If you have a favourite mechanical pencil or pen, feel free to bring this along!