Beginners Sign Painting Workshop

What to Bring

  • This is a hands-on class with plenty of paint so old / protective clothing is advisable as well as covered in footwear. You WILL get paint on you!
  • Please note: There will be a 30 minute break for lunch. We are a stones throw from Smith St & Brunswick St so plenty of good food options nearby (or pack some lunch if you prefer)!

What to Wear

  • Old / protective clothing is advisable as well as covered in footwear.

Beginners Sign Painting Workshop

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Learn the basics of freehand brush lettering and sign writing with Signpainter and Pinstriper, Derek Warner
  • Learn about the tools, paints and processes of traditional signwriting
  • Learn the essential brush control techniques and fundamentals of casual script lettering

What You Get

  • All materials provided

Description

In this introductory 1 day Sign Painting Workshop students will learn the basics of freehand brush lettering and sign writing with Signpainter and Pinstriper, Derek Warner. An expert in the sign industry, Derek has run his own business for 30+ years specialising in hand painted signs,pinstriping, gold leaf and manufactured signs.

This workshop will cover the tools, paints and processes of traditional signwriting. You will learn the essential brush control techniques and fundamentals of casual script lettering. All materials, paints and brushes will be provided.

Derek will take you through the basics of how to sign write, learning all about the equipment needed to set up a basic sign writing kit (brushes, paint, rest stick/ mahl stick etc) and how to use it.

Once you've mastered the basic brush stroke techniques, you'll be given a panel to paint your own custom sign which you'll get to take home with you.

Whether you've had some previous experience or are completely new to the sign game, come brush up (excuse the pun) on some skills and learn from an expert signpainter with over 30 years of experience and knowledge!

*** 10% OFF FOR STUDENTS - enter code STUDENT when booking ***

ABOUT DEREK WARNER

Derek Warner is an expert in the sign industry having run his own business for 30+ years.He is skilled in hand painted signs,pinstriping, gold leaf and manufactured signs.He has been running classes in pinstriping and general sign writing for about 3 years and enjoys passing on his skills and knowledge to others.He is located on the Mornington Peninsula and is now extending his classes to Melbourne. For more information visit: www.warner-signs.com

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