NSCAD Extended Studies Course – Winter 2018

Guys! I’m teaching an Intro to Hand Lettering course through NSCAD Extended Studies this Winter 2018! It’s a six-week class, so I’ll be going through a TON of stuff – if you’ve ever been interested in getting started with hand lettering, now is the time.

Course Overview
Learn the basics of hand lettering in this introductory course that will guide you through everything you need to know in order to transform your alphabet into artwork. You’ll leave this course feeling confident in your unique ability to handwrite your favourite quotes as beautifully lettered pieces, in a variety of styles. Please note: This course focuses on traditional pencil/pen-to-paper, no digital.

In this course, you’ll learn the following and more:

  • Overview of lettering styles
  • Tools & materials
  • Warm up exercises
  • Foundation of composition and layout
  • Coming up with creative layouts
  • Finding your own unique style – being inspired without copying
  • Incorporating shadows, colours and details to your letters
  • Getting creative with ligatures, stems & ascenders
  • Combining styles
  • Finding inspiration & resources

Register here!