→ In this workshop we’ll learn how to do simple and easy stop-motion animations using the smartphone and things we find at home. No special equipment needed, but bring your own phone or ipad and make sure to download the app “stopmotion studio” in advance. Also bring your in-ear headphones with the volume control if you still got any of those. Alphabeth noodles and other kinda useful props and equipment will be provided. Weiterlesen
→ Learn how to create Color Fonts in 3 different formats: CPAL, SVG and sbix. Together, we will make a few color letters, export them in various formats, and find out which formats are supported by which apps and browsers. Plus: learn how to add your selfie 🤳 to a font.
If time permits, we will add a simple animation to the Color font, and animate it in a web browser.
No prior knowledge of type design our font production required.
At a glance
- The workshop runs for 3 hours.
- There are up to 15 participants. The workshop takes place from a minimum group size of 5 people.
- You must bring your own MacBook with a full or trial version of Glyphs 2 already installed. Download a free 30-day trial from glyphsapp.com/buy.
- The participation costs 100 € (incl 19 % VAT).
→ Custom hand lettering brings a unique and powerful strength to branding projects. But there’s a big difference between a hand lettered drawing and an effective, professional logotype. Moving lettering from the paper and into vector software is a particular and exacting design process which plays a crucial role in transforming good pencil work into a successful logotype. Gain essential knowledge and hands-on practice in turning a piece of custom lettering into a fully functioning, vectored logotype in this 4 hour workshop. Weiterlesen
→ Fraktur is one of the most popular Gothic scripts based out of Central Europe between the 16th and 19th century. Fraktur is also one of the most free-style calligraphy scripts around. In this engaging workshop we will explore various strokes and patterns used in creating the Fraktur script. After learning the basic strokes and some warm-up exercises, we will learn majuscules and miniscules of the fraktur script.
→ This introductory workshop will equip you with all the skills you need to create your own showcards and retail signs that hark back to an era when these were always hand painted. You’ll be working with a sable lettering brush and acrylic paint to create eye-catching showcards and posters for yourself and/or your clients. Weiterlesen
→ This workshop will guide and inspire you to turn a language-based concept into a narrative and visual-based art project for a wider audience. Whether you’re working on an initial creative spark or a larger idea, you’ll exclusively use typography and lettering as your means of expression. Weiterlesen
→ A super-intensive workshop focus on exploring new handwritten Latin script styles that follow the Czechoslovak style of calligraphy and lettering. You’ll try various Czech markers, graffiti tools, and different techniques and styles, including freestyle. Ultimately you’ll learn four master script styles and finish the session with a new original handwriting style. Weiterlesen
→ Flourishing is not magic, neither is it guesswork. Some believe we learn flourishes by repeating the shapes over and over but true learning comes from understand not learning by rote. Once the forms are understood you will never forget them and you and quite quickly build on them. I have worked out some truly basic underlying principles which demystifies where we put lines to make a pleasing flourish. Building on the same principle in the copperplate class of Angular Confinement, we will look at how and why we need to confine lines to make for pleasing flourishing. As it is a 4 hour class, student will be given homework which must be completed prior to the class. A major part of this homework will be to understand and apply Muscular Movement this will assist with swift progress in the classroom. Weiterlesen
→ This copperplate workshop will focus on my innovative and simplified approach to the writing of the script. The premise is based on fitting the curves of the letters into boxes to create an Angular confinement system which stops the letters from grows in scale and wildness.
Participants will start off with pencils, building an understanding of skeletal structure of the copperplate letters in the same way we study Roman Capitals. Once the shapes are understood we will move to nib and ink where participants will be more concerned with applying the nib to the already entrenched pencil shapes. This is a very different approach with clear results. Homework prior to the course is a necessity and will really help participants progress swiftly on the day. Weiterlesen
→ Fileteado Porteño is a traditional art from Argentina that combines scrollwork and letters. In this workshop you’ll have a hands on introduction to the world of the Fileteado letters. Starting from the drawing of the basic letterforms, you’ll learn how to make different decorations and work the 3D effect that makes the letters pop. You’ll be guided step by step from flat colour to shadows, lights and highlights. Weiterlesen