Creative Lettering…

Short Workshops

Beginners Creative Techniques (Beginners)

This practical 3 hour workshop, presented by Claudia and Robyn, is aimed at teenagers and adults that have done Brush Lettering Part 1 and are wanting to learn techniques to make your lettering look beautiful... it’s preferable, but not essential, to have learnt some basic brush lettering already.

We’ll cover the following: The basics of adding shadows, how to outline your letters, various blending techniques.

Materials are included, but remember to bring along your brush pens, gel pens and anything else you are using in your lettering!

Very easy workshop, snacks and refreshments included. There will also be various pens for sale during the workshop.

COST:  R450 pp for a 3 hour workshop (incl. materials, snacks and refreshments)

DATES:

  • Sun 29 Sept 9:30 - 12:30 (MORNINGSIDE, Highgrove Guest House)

To book, please contact Claudia - whatsapp on 0720110292 or email on calligraphyworkshopbookings@gmail.com


Creative Layout (Beginners)

Suitable for ALL writing styles, including traditional calligraphy and brush lettering

Are you struggling with layout planning and not confident enough to write something out ‘for real’…? During this practical 3 hour beginners workshop you will learn all about layout and we’ll cover the following topics:

  • How to do a rough draft and decide on things like portrait or landscape, A4 or A5

  • How to plan the spacing and word placement

  • How to emphasize certain words using flourishing, outlining, shadowing, metallics, etc.

  • How to choose the correct colours and style of writing

  • How to mix lower case cursive with block capitals

We’ll help you with all of this and you’ll leave with at least two finished pieces (one A4 and one A5)

Requirements: it’s preferable, but not essential, to have learnt some basic calligraphy/brush lettering already.. Your writing does not need to be perfect!

There will be pens on sale afterwards, incl. Tombow, Koi, Kuretake, Ecoline, Kelly Creates, Pentel, etc, as well as various types of paper most suited to brush lettering.

COST:  R450 pp for a 3 hour workshop (incl. materials, snacks and refreshments)

DATES: To Be Confirmed

To book, please contact Claudia - whatsapp on 0720110292 or email on calligraphyworkshopbookings@gmail.com