→ 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
→ 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
→ 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
→ Friedrich hat zusammen mit einem Orgelbauer ein ziemlich geniales Schreibwerkzeug gebaut. Damit lässt sich stehend im Schwellzug schreiben. Übrigens mit Wasser. Was sich wunderbar auf der Terrasse ausprobieren lässt. Und ein paar Schwammschreiber bringt er auch noch mit für den maximalen Wasserspaß. Weiterlesen
→ Sign Painting has a long tradition in Berlin but unfortunately died out as a craft over the past decades, replaced by cheaper print techniques and vinyl.
Which techniques are still known today? What has changed since the old times? How is it possible to reintegrate sign painting again into the modern Berlin cityscape? Weiterlesen
→ In my daily profession, I make posters, logos, wall paintings, zines, books, etc. But that’s only the result. More important to talk about is in my opinion: How do I do it? And most important: why? In my talk, I would like to give answers to those questions and hopefully, you’ll get some insights in my process. Weiterlesen
→ People are so weird! They come up with very specific lo-fi solutions to everyday problems and do things that seem really strange from the outside, but make perfect sense to them. But even though everyone is weird in their own peculiar way, a lot of lettering looks the same.
→ We’re not doing just a talk, we’re going to give you a live calligraphy performance! We would like to give you the feeling to be there when we grabbing our brushes and making letters in our studios. And in this way to give you some insight in our making-process. Weiterlesen