Hand Lettering for Beginners


$129 Limited inc GST / $103.20 / $116.10
Hand Lettering for Beginners

<p><b>Learn Hand Lettering in Sydney.</b></p><p>Join this class to <b> <a href="/courses/Arts"> learn</a></b> the basics of hand lettering – from techniques and styles to the commonly used materials.


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Course description

Learn Hand Lettering in Sydney.

Join this class to learn the basics of hand lettering – from techniques and styles to the commonly used materials. You will explore how to use brush pens and watercolour brush techniques as you 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 choice of 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

Learn to vary up strokes and down strokes and how to handle brush pens and paint brushes to create a contemporary lettering style

  • Composition

Connecting letters together, and how to create the dynamics of emphasis words in longer quotes and phrases, plus the impact of bounce lettering

  • Dynamic Backgrounds

Some tricks of the trade to create beautiful water-coloured backgrounds for your lettering

  • Fun Techniques!

Blend colour with pens to create elegant ombre effects. We will also look at how to photograph your lettering to get those likes on Instagram.

Learning outcomes

After this workshop you will have:

  • an introduction to hand lettering and the materials used
  • learned some popular contemporary lettering styles, including bounce lettering
  • created dynamic backgrounds
  • learned how to get the best results from blend pens
  • explored how to photograph and upload your artwork online
Course materials

All materials and course notes are provided.

Please bring to class
  • Your favourite quote
  • Object(s) relating to your quote to photograph at the end of the class (optional)

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

  • Paula said: The small class and opportunities to ask questions

  • Jayne said: Annelise was very good - helped me individually when I needed it as well as demonstrating to the whole class. Kept her eye on us to watch out for strugglers. Nice course.