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October 2015

Creative Lettering Newcastle 06-10-2015

October 6, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - November 3, 2015 @ 9:30 pm
Pumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway St
Wickham, NSW 2293 Australia
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DESCRIPTION Over a total of 15 hours, this course concentrates on hand-made lettering from an anatomical perspective, teaching fundamental principles of letterform construction in a creative lettering context. You will be introduced to the world of creative handlettering, undertaking exercises examining lettering principles such as ligatures, flourishes, alternative shapes, proportions, and fitting words and phrases together. In the process, you will create your own unique, personal piece of handlettering. COST $650 incl. GST TO ENQUIRE OR REGISTER Please email us Pumphouse School of Design.

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Hand-Crafted Scripts Melbourne 10-10-2015

October 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CATC Design School and Billy Blue College of Design Melbourne, 595 Little Collins St
Melbourne, VIC Australia
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DESCRIPTION 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…

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Naked Hand Lettering Newcastle 24-10-2015

October 24, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pumphouse School of Design, 24 Greenway St
Wickham, NSW 2293 Australia
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DESCRIPTION No, not drawing on naked bodies... This workshop, hosted by the exciting new venue Pumphouse School of Design in Newcastle, is is all about removing the fancy pens and inks, and stripping it back to nothing but pencil and paper. It's all about getting back to basics, and learning pure technique. The day will be filled with intensive pencil-on-paper exercises and demonstrations designed to get your head around the basics of sketching letters. We will cover key principles such as proportion, rhythm, visual balance, creating ligatures, fitting words and phrases together, alternate letterforms, flourishes and a whole lot more.…

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Type By Hand Hamilton 30-10-2015

October 30, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Waikato Institute of Technology, Hamilton, New Zealand + Google Map

FOR TICKETS Please visit Design Assembly NZ.

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Type By Hand Auckland 31-10-2015

October 31, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
You School of Design, Level 4, 3 City Road
Auckland, New Zealand
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FOR TICKETS Please visit Design Assembly NZ.

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November 2015

Type By Hand Wellington 01-11-2015

November 1, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gordon Harris Art Store, 170 Victoria St
Wellington, 6140 New Zealand
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FOR TICKETS Please visit Design Assembly NZ.

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Type by Hand Canberra 21-11-2015

November 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Maker’s Collective, 70/27 Wiseman St
Macquarie, ACT Australia
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DESCRIPTION This workshop has SOLD OUT! If you would like to go on a waiting list, please email us. If demand is sufficient, we will run a second workshop. HOSTED BY Wayne Thompson and The Maker's Collective.

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December 2015

Type by Hand Perth 05-12-2015

December 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Central Institute Of Technology, 30 Aberdeen St
Perth, WA 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 Tash.

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Type by Hand Perth 06-12-2015

December 6, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Spacecubed, 45 St Georges Terrace
Perth, WA 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 Tash.

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January 2016
$198 - $250

Type by Hand, Melbourne 30-01-2016

January 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
CATC Design School and Billy Blue College of Design Melbourne, 595 Little Collins St
Melbourne, VIC 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 Carla.

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