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Introduction to Modern Lettering

Introduction to Modern Lettering

Duration: 2 hours

Price: £50

Book with: Julia Davey
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20 Wellsway
Bear Flat
Bath
Somerset
BA2 2AA
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About the Course

Come and explore the art of hand lettering in this fun, crafty and playful 2 hour workshop. You'll be introduced to the fundamentals of creating beautifully visual letterforms and practice 2 alphabet styles specially designed to allow you to quickly start designing your own lettering pieces. This session is all about learning by doing: using fantastically versatile paint pens, we'll explore how to create and add flourishes to your lettering for use all sorts of materials: paper, card, wood, glass, fabric, ceramics...

As well as the pens, guidesheets and practice paper, you'll receive an eco friendly sketchbook and a lovely enamel mug to personalise using your new skill. Feel free to bring along anything else you might like to letter on: a jar or pot, a canvas bag, shirt, a wooden sign, slate.. The possibilities are endless!

This workshop runs with a maximum number of 7 students. The cost includes all materials, any pens that you have enjoyed using will be available to purchase on the day. Refreshments are included.

Please note that places on our workshops are non-refundable but are transferrable to a friend. We will post a voucher (as pictured) to you when you purchase so you can give as a gift or buy the place for yourself.

Claire Coullon is a hand-letterer, typographer and printmaker from Paris, France. She has studied and worked across the world from New York to Prague and is currently living in Bath where she splits her time between co-running a design firm, operating the printing press at Meticulous Ink on Walcot Street, and, of course, hosting workshops to spread her love of ink and letters to the rest of the world.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

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Refreshments and Materials



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 7th March 2020

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends