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May 2016

Type by Hand, Sydney 21-5-16

May 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shillington College, Level 3, 50 Margaret Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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$250
Wayne Thompson teaching a Type by hand workshop

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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June 2016

Handlettering Workshop – TAFE North Sydney

June 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
TAFE NSW – St Leonards Campus, Level 2, Room J2.09, Building J, 213 Pacific Highway St Leonards
Sydney, NSW 2065 Australia
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$110

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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August 2016

Type by Hand, Canberra 27-8-16

August 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
CRE8IVE, Level 10 / 40 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
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$250
Type by Hand workshop

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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October 2016

Type by Hand, Sydney 29-10-16

October 29, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tractor, 60-64 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills
Sydney, NSW 2010 Australia
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$250

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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April 2017

Type by Hand, Canberra 18-4-17

April 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Canberra, University Dr, Bruce ACT 2617
Canberra, ACT 2617 Australia
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$66 - $77
Type by Hand workshop

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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May 2017

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

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway St
Wickham, NSW 2293 Australia
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Wayne Thompson conducting a Type by hand class

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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June 2017

Type by Hand, New York 24-6-17

June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Shillington School of Graphic Design, 315 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017 United States
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$285

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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November 2017

Introduction to Brushpen Lettering

November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Edwards, 148 Parry St
Newcastle West, NSW 2302 Australia
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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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iPad Pro Lettering

November 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway St
Wickham, NSW 2293 Australia
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This short workshop introduces you to the tools and techniques required to do lettering on an iPad Pro. Using an Apple Pencil, we will explore the features and capabilities of the ProCreate app, and it’s applications for expressive lettering. Your tutor will show you his personal techniques and methods. Participants require their own iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. All other materials supplied. For an example of iPad lettering, see this link. Cost: $55.00 (includes refreshments) Venue: Pumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway St, Wickham NSW Bookings: Phone Pumphouse School of Design 02 4962 4985 or email info@pumphouseschool.com.au

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December 2017

Cola Pen Lettering

December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway St
Wickham, NSW 2293 Australia
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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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