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Type By Hand Workshops First time ever in CANBERRA! Also new Sydney and Melbourne workshops on sale now.

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HANDLETTERING: TYPE by HAND
SYDNEY  |  Saturday 19th September 2015 :: 10am–5pm

 

 

With Wayne Thompson and Jess Cruickshank

Hosted by Shillington College
Level 3, 50 Margaret Street

Sydney

With an emphasis on doing rather than watching, we will introduce you to the world of expressive handlettering. You will start with some theory of humanist construction in type, followed by inspiring examples and discussion. You will then be plunged into a series of drawing exercises designed to improve your understanding of type. The afternoon allows you to create your own unique handlettered piece under the direct instruction of Wayne and Jess.

EQUIPMENT: Paper and a Brush Pen is supplied, but please bring a broad-nib pen, some graphite pencils, a ruler and a rubber. More detailed info is on the rego page.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This class is designed for participants who have a professional or personal interest in typography, art or design who would like to improve their lettering skills. Beginners welcome, it's all about learning!

COST: $250.00 inc GST

To register, click HERE

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SIGNPAINTING: HAND-CRAFTED SCRIPTS
MELBOURNE  |  Saturday 10th October 2015 :: 10am–5pm

 

With Wayne Thompson and Brett Piva

Hosted by CATC Design School and Billy Blue College of Design, Melbourne

595 Little Collins Street, Melbourne

In this full-day workshop, participants will learn how to create script lettering in various styles both on paper AND with a signwriter's paintbrush. Participants will learn some of the traditional script lettering techniques of the signpainter trade, and explore a range of lettering styles such as Upright Script, Casual Script and Showcard Script. Through an exploration of the construction techniques in both pencil and brush, participants will achieve a greater understanding of scripts and taste the lost art of expressive sign painting. The morning session introduces participants to the six basic brush strokes which create letters, before working pencil-on-paper to create a sample word. The afternoon session allows participants to paint their finished piece using traditional signwriter's tools, under the guidance of the tutors.

EQUIPMENT: All equipment including paint and brushes is supplied on the day, although you should bring along pencils, rubber and ruler for the drawing sections. Brushes and paint will be available for purchase to take home after the workshop.

COST: $250.00 inc GST

To register, CLICK HERE

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HANDLETTERING: TYPE by HAND
CANBERRA  |  Saturday 21st November 2015 :: 10am–5pm

 

 

With Wayne Thompson

Hosted by The Maker's Collective
70/27 Wiseman Street, Macquarie
Canberra

With an emphasis on doing rather than watching, we will introduce you to the world of expressive handlettering. You will start with some theory of humanist construction in type, followed by inspiring examples and discussion. You will then be plunged into a series of drawing exercises designed to improve your understanding of type. The afternoon allows you to create your own unique handlettered piece under the direct instruction of Wayne.

EQUIPMENT: Paper and a Brush Pen is supplied, but please bring a broad-nib pen, some graphite pencils, a ruler and a rubber. More detailed info is on the rego page.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This class is designed for participants who have a professional or personal interest in typography, art or design who would like to improve their lettering skills. Beginners welcome, it's all about learning!

COST: $250.00 inc GST

To register, CLICK HERE

Then return to this screen. To pay, click the PAY NOW button below.

 

 

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REQUEST A CUSTOM WORKSHOP FOR YOUR DESIGN STAFF

We can customise single or multiple-day training covering any combination of the following topics:

• Handlettering
• Vectoring
• Type Design
• Getting the most out of Opentype fonts in your Adobe CC workflow

We cater for groups of almost any size, and we will come to your premises.

Contact us if you would like to know more...

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