Hand Lettering for Beginners


$179 Limited inc GST / $89.50 / $143.20 / $161.10
Hand Lettering for Beginners

<p><b>Learn Hand Lettering in Sydney.</b></p><p>In this class you will learn the basics of hand lettering – from techniques to different materials. You will explore how to use brush pens and


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Course description

Learn Hand Lettering in Sydney.

In this class you will learn the basics of hand lettering – from techniques to different materials. You will explore how to use brush pens and watercolour brush techniques as you learn how to be able to create inspirational prints and greeting cards.

All materials and media are provided. Just bring along your favourite saying or quote that you can create with your favourite materials at the end of the class.

Ideal for…

This workshop welcomes everyone – from absolute beginners to those who want to improve their hand lettering techniques.

Course content
  • Introduction to Hand Lettering

Focus on hand lettering as a whole. We start with learning about the difference between down and up strokes and how to handle brush pens and paint brushes to create the perfect lettering style.

  • Connecting Letters

After exploring the basics of down and up strokes, we will learn about connecting letters to create words and phrases. Gain an understanding about the dynamics of emphasis words in longer quotes and phrases and the impact of bounce lettering.

  • Dynamic Backgrounds

In this section of the course we will find out how to design and make backgrounds for beautiful prints. You will explore easy tricks of the trade to create beautiful water-coloured backgrounds and it’s easier than you think!

  • Fun Techniques!

Blend colour with pens to create beautiful ombre effects that you see so widely online. We will also look at how to photograph your beautiful creations as flat lays to get those likes on Instagram.

Learning outcomes

After this workshop you will have

  • an introduction to hand lettering
  • an introduction to materials for hand lettering
  • learnt bounce lettering
  • created dynamic backgrounds
  • learnt how to blend pens
  • the know-how’s on how to photograph and upload your artwork online
What you will get

All materials and media needed for this course.

Please come prepared
  • Your favourite quote
  • Object(s) that relate to your quote to photograph at the end of the class (optional)
  • We provide paper but feel free to bring more
Other Information

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Course testimonials:

  • Kirrilly Said: Student gave this course 4 stars

  • Heidi Said: Loved this course! Annelise was really helpful and very creative! I'm very much looking forward to another course run by Annelise to build on what I have learnt.