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Principles of Typeface Design

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Thursday nights for 8 weeks Commencing Thursday 22 March 2018 Weeks 1-4 : 22 March to 12 April  | 1-week break  |  Weeks 5-8: 26 April to 17 May 6.00pm–9.00pm Cost $880.00 including GST This eight week course is for anyone who wants to design their own typeface. We will show you the primary techniques and tools required to make a font that you can type on your own keyboard. The course will start with drawing letters, learning about the principles of proportion and legibility along the way. You will move on to digitising your letters using Adobe Illustrator, and then to constructing a working typeface using…

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Type by Hand, New York 24-6-17

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With an emphasis on doing rather than watching, we will introduce you to the world of expressive handlettering. After starting with an examination of different styles, we will explore ways to fit words together, make creative joins between letters, learn how to do flourishing and look at examples of various handlettering styles. You will also get the opportunity to test out various types of handlettering tools including ruling pens, broad-nib pens and brushes. You will work on your own handlettered piece and Wayne will show you through his process of sketching and refining using tracing paper. You will get personal guidance from Wayne, and you’ll go home…

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Type by Hand workshop

Type by Hand, Canberra 18-4-17

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With an emphasis on doing rather than watching, we will introduce you to the world of expressive handlettering. After starting with an examination of different styles, we will explore ways to fit words together, make creative joins between letters, learn how to do flourishing and look at examples of various handlettering styles. You will work on your own handlettered piece and Wayne will show you through his process of sketching and refining using tracing paper. You will get personal guidance from Wayne, and you’ll go home with new techniques, inspiration and enthusiasm for expressive lettering. Program of events: Introduction to different handlettering styles Ways to add zing to…

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The font ArumSans by Australian Type Foundry

Principles of Typeface Design

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Tuesday nights for 8 weeks Commencing Tuesday 28 February 2017 6.00pm–9.00pm Cost $880.00 including GST This eight week course is for anyone who wants to design their own typeface. We will show you the primary techniques and tools required to make a font that you can type on your own keyboard. The course will start with drawing letters, learning about the principles of proportion and legibility along the way. You will move on to digitising your letters using Adobe Illustrator, and then to constructing a working typeface using font-editing software. Participants will graduate with a deep understanding of type behaviour, aesthetics…

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