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March 2016
$250

Type by Hand, Brisbane 19-03-2016

March 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Design College Australia, 200 Barry Parade, Fortitude Valley
Brisbane, NSW 2291 Australia
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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 Matt.

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May 2016
$250

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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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
$110

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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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
$250

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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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
$250

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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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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February 2017

Principles of Typeface Design

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - March 7 @ 6:00 pm
Pumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway St
Wickham, NSW 2293 Australia
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The font ArumSans by Australian Type Foundry

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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April 2017
$66 - $77

Type by Hand, Canberra 18-4-17

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Canberra, University Dr, Bruce ACT 2617
Canberra, ACT 2617 Australia
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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 @ 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
$285

Type by Hand, New York 24-6-17

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

Creative Type Vectoring, Newcastle 02-09-2017

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway St
Wickham, NSW 2293 Australia
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Saturday 2nd September 2017 :: 10am–4pm Pumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway Street, Wickham (Newcastle) NSW Cost: $165.00 inc GST With Wayne Thompson Add verve to your curves! Do you design logos, graphics or websites using type? Frustrated by the Pen tool? Digital typography is central to almost all graphic design, and this workshop will help you unlock the secrets of the pros. With special instruction in overcoming that ‘digitised’ look and adding humanity and liveliness, this workshop is a must for design professionals. Starting with your own hand lettered type, we will help you take your work into the computer and…

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