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Cola Pen Lettering

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What’s a cola pen? It’s a tool for handlettering, made out of a drink can. This craft-based workshop shows you how to make a simple ruling pen from a drink can and then use it to create expressive lettering. Your tutor will discuss some of the lettering effects possible and show a variety of examples, and demonstrate using his own cola pens. Then you will be shown step-by-step how to make your own, experimenting with different kinds of metals and nib shapes, before using it to create your own lettering. Participants should wear an apron or dark clothes, and come…

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Introduction to Brushpen Lettering

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This 3 hour workshop is aimed at beginners to brushpen lettering, or those who just want to gain more skills. Tutor Wayne Thompson will introduce you to some basic techniques, and we’ll have some fun with different styles by adding decoration and flourishes. You’ll get the opportunity to construct a handlettered piece of your own, and take home your own brushpen for further practice. This class is aimed at beginners or anyone with a casual interest in handlettering, and is suitable for those who would like to do lettering for invitations, gift cards, weddings and events. Cost: $75.00 (includes materials) Venue: The Edwards, 148…

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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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Wayne Thompson conducting a Type by hand class

Type by Hand, Newcastle 06-05-17 | $165.00 inc GST

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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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Type by Hand, Sydney 29-10-16

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With tutors Wayne Thompson and Jess Cruickshank 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…

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Jess demonstrates her handlettering with the word Milkshake

Shillington lettering workshop: Free to experiment.

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Last weekend I gave a free lettering workshop in Sydney. Attended by 22 eager young designers, the class explored the process of designing and refining a piece of hand lettering from start to finish.   Free? Did I miss out? The class was hosted by Shillington College in Sydney, and was free for all current and former Shillington students. Shillington have hosted many of my workshops in the past, across their studio-like campuses in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Their generosity has allowed me to teach typography and hand lettering techniques to hundreds of students, so I thought it was time to return…

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Type by Hand workshop

Type by Hand, Canberra 27-8-16

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With tutor Wayne Thompson 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,…

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Handlettering Workshop – TAFE North Sydney

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Your tutor: Wayne Thompson With an emphasis on doing rather than watching, we will introduce you to the world of expressive handlettering. We’ll plunge straight into brush-pen technique with inspiring examples and discussion. 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. We will also look at the process of sketching and refining using tracing paper. You will start your own handlettered piece in which you work on your own word or phrase, with the opportunity to gain personal guidance from Wayne. You will go home with new techniques, inspiration and…

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Wayne Thompson teaching a Type by hand workshop

Type by Hand, Sydney 21-5-16

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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.

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