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Hand Lettering & Lettering Effects Workshop


  • May 19, 2018 - May 22, 2018
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This four-day workshop is a crash course in the essentials of sign painting, with fun, lettering and laughs throughout.

The first part of the workshop is focussed on honing your Gothic (Block), Casual and Script letter forms through a hands-on process of practice, personal critique and expert guidance. It all starts with a pencil, drawing and developing an understanding of the basic letter forms. These then form the basis for building your brush skills.

With the basics under control, the next two days are given over to developing a range of techniques to add a little something extra to your painted letter forms. Mike will guide you through a variety of lettering effects, including: basic shadows; outlines; bevels; convex and concave lettering; trick lettering; masking lettering; cut and roll fades. The aim is to accelerate your ability to create more distinctive lettering for all sorts of purposes.

The fee of €660 includes VAT at 20% and all equipment, so you just need to turn up in clothing that you don’t mind getting paint all over. If you are registered for VAT in the EU then please email with your trading name, full address and tax number to pay by invoice and have the VAT removed.

Thank you to The Fumbally Stables for hosting this workshop.

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