Vector Lettering Workshop

What to Bring

  • A laptop with an up to date version of Adobe Illustrator (no later than CS6)
  • Some sketches of hand-lettering that you would like to vectorise
  • Some examples or visual references of specific styles/ techniques you would like to try and emulate

What to Wear

  • Casual

Vector Lettering Workshop

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Cover the techniques used to create a variety of letterforms
  • An open discussion on how to tackle different situations in basic letterform creations.
  • Talk about advanced techniques and effects that you can apply to your lettering.

What You Get

  • An in-depth understanding of how to turn your hand-drawn lettering into a finished digitsed piece of work
  • Useful tips and techniques
  • Personalised tuition and trouble-shooting advice
  • Material for further research and exploration after the workshop
  • Snacks and drinks will be provided

Description

In this 8 hour intensive workshop we’ll cover the basics in digitising a piece of lettering from start to finish using Adobe Illustrator.

The workshop will be broken down into a morning and afternoon session, with a break for lunch.

In the morning session we’ll cover the techniques used to create a variety of letterforms, followed by an open discussion on how to tackle different situations in basic letterform creations.

After lunch we’ll start talking about advanced techniques and effects that you can apply to your lettering. 

This workshop is suitable for people who are already proficient with some hand lettering and wish to digitise their work or for someone who has basic Adobe Illustrator skills and wants to try out new things or explore possibilities with the software.

About Bobby Haiqalsyah

Bob works with Illustrator and letters a lot, he talks, he walks, he eats rice. Primarily he is a freelance graphic designer with a love of type and illustration. An accidental chef for many years who hung his knives and apron to focus on his creative career. Spent a few years in the branding, media, and advertising industry, now commonly found hustling type, connecting people and making things happen.

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