Learn 'Lettering From Scratch' with Wanissa in a 3-hour workshop suitable for anyone with an interest in lettering. With no previous experience or knowledge in lettering required, this workshop is fitting for beginners and will also benefit designers who might be looking to expand their skills.
The class begins with an introduction to basic strokes, spacing and line weight, followed by the fundamentals of letterforms through demonstrations of the lowercase and uppercase alphabets.
Attendees will be intrigued by how, with the right techniques, a huge variety of lettering styles can be achieved by using just one water pen. We will show you how variables like texture, speed, and pressure can determine the look of your lettering.
At the end of the class, you will be able to apply the new skills and knowledge you have learnt to create a take-home piece on a card. There will be lots of demonstrations, practice time and hands-on assistance throughout the class.
You will also be given a take-home kit so that you can keep practicing at home (valued at $20.00).
Wanissa is an ex-graphic designer who ventured into lettering because of the meditative effect it has on her.
In late 2015, Wanissa quit her full-time design job of 4 years to pursue her passion for lettering and illustration. She’s been lettering full-time since, currently operating from her home-studio North Melbourne.
Her past clients include Frankie Magazine, Nike, Pottermore.com, Bonds, Mimco, Savage Interactive for Adobe ProCreate, Nooklyn, Bespoke Letterpress, Text Publishing and many more.
Wanissa is one in four of The Letterettes (www.theletterettes.com), a lettering quartet represented by The Jacky Winter Group (www.jackywinter.com). She loves lettering and loves sharing her craft with others.
Please note: All classes require a minimum of 6 participants to go ahead. In the event of a workshop being cancelled, your booking will be fully refunded or transferred to another workshop or date. For cancellations within 24 hours notice of the scheduled class, 50% of the class fee will be refunded.
- An introduction to basic stroke, spacing and line weight
- The fundamentals of letterforms
- How to acheive a huge variety of lettering styles
- All materials are provided as part of the cost of the workshop
- A take-home kit to keep practicing with - valued at $20.00
- A lovely morning tea will be provided
- Your thirst for knowledge!
- Camera: At Zart Art we have a wonderful Student Art Gallery from which you can take pictures of some of the artwork.
Comfy clothes and there are art smocks available should you wish to wear one
This workshop is friendly to participants aged 16 and over, of any skill level
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Supplier of art and craft materials, stationery and educational products. Our comprehensive range can be found in our online store. Provider of Professional Development workshops in the visual arts. We also provide for schools, universities, local councils, librarians, hospital educators, kindergarten teachers, after school program leaders, and leaders of holiday programmes.
Customer service specialist - we provide ongoing advice on products and techniques and deliver efficient and quick service. We can also assist you with your artroom and budget enquiries. Since our beginning in 1988, Zart Art has remained an Australian owned company firmly committed to creative education in our curriculum.
We believe arts education contributes significantly to the creative & mental growth of our young.
CancellationsA written/emailed notification of cancellation must be received by Zart at least three business days before the workshop starting date. If you need to cancel, please do so as soon as possible, as your place could be given to someone on a waiting list. If Zart is compelled to cancel a workshop, you will be advised as soon as the decision is made, and all moneys paid will be refunded.
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