Our Introduction to Hand-Lettering workshop is perfect for anyone wanting to try their hand at lettering or even for someone looking to brush up on the basics. Perfect for beginners but also fun for all lettering enthusiasts, this workshop will be a hands-on 2.5 hour class where creative extraordinaire Gillian, from The Marker demonstrates the foundations to hand-lettering; teaching students about the various tools, materials and styles explored through this craft.
What you will learn in this workshop:
ÔÇó Terminology and an introduction to pens/brushes best suited for particular styles, textures and outcomes;
ÔÇó An insight into the tools required to create hand-lettering and a list of preferred/main suppliers;
ÔÇó How to hold your pen and brush;
ÔÇó Different levels of pen/brush pressure;
ÔÇó Stroke components of each letter in the alphabet;
ÔÇó Connecting letters;
ÔÇó Experimenting with different mediums/paper;
ÔÇó Development of your own unique style; and
ÔÇó Putting you lettering skills into practice.
All students will receive a goodie bag containing a personalised gift, voucher, lettering kit including various pens, aqua brush pen, black ink and a work booklet to take home from the workshop encouraging all students to continue their hand-lettering techniques and skills learnt on the day.
What to bring:
ÔÇó Yourself with a smile