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Sat 22 Aug 2015, 10:00am–1:00pm

Where: The Autumn Co., 29 Merivale Street, South Brisbane, Queensland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Hand Lettering Basics with Leona Fietz: $80.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: vanessatme

This class will guide you through the basics of typography and custom lettering approaches to apply in your own creative practice and personal projects. Exploring different letterform based crafts and expressive brush script exercises that inform lettering, followed by the principles of creating a unique hand lettered piece (concept, composition, balance, flourishes, decoration). With a strong focus on how to make your words speak with custom treatment, attendees will produce their own custom lettered card + envelope on the day — receive a take home kit + the confidence and knowledge to keep practising. All letter lovers welcome! whether you’re just getting started, want to impress your friends with hand lettered mail, or keen to learn hands on techniques that you can apply digitally.

What You'll Get:

Each attendee will receive a kit with everything required on the day to keep for practicing at home, it will contain:

Workbook to follow on the day with prepared letter styles
Brush pen
Fine back marker
Angle guides
Pencil, sharpener, rubber and ruler

What to Bring:

A few phrases or single words for a loved or unloved (ouch!) one, for the custom card project you’ll letter yourself.

If you have a favourite mechanical pencil or pen, feel free to bring this along!