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Chloe signwriting

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2 DAY  GHOST SIGN STUDIES & WRITING WORKSHOP 2-3 August

This really was a fantastic weekend – NG

Signsmith Workshop at The Lovely Gallery 140 Sydenham Road, London SE26 5JZ

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NGS is one of the leading sign crews in the world – we invite you to begin your career with the best instruction, aiming to give you the taste of this fantastic craft.

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DAY 1 (of 2)

London is a global trove of wonderful ghost signs and vintage treasures.

We met in Piccadilly London, tracing from real Spirit of London Signs… we saw some amazing sites!! Walkabout among the Romans… and more

Chymist   Vintage lettering Ghost sign Soho

Above: One of the Ghost signs we will actually be working from in Soho on the Workshop Walkabout.   Lettering in London is a fascinating discovery

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Day 1 – into the afternoon IMAG0501 (1)

We’ll head back into the workshop for lunch and create great letters all afternoon. Practice Observation skills, Drawing, Layouts, Painting Letters 14 strokes of signpractice All the component shapes for lettering. …………………………………………………………………………………………….

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Day 2

London Chalk art artis chalkie menu boards chalk boards chalkboards The Art of Glass Gilding Pink Floyd's drummer saves his old drum shop Foote's of London

 

Continuing Gilding and Real lettering We spend the morning gilding our letters and head out in the afternoon sharpening the skills.

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Practice: London Classic, Johnston block, Transport Romans, Scripts – Cafe flash and London Copperplate Cursive You will learn all about great letters of the past and how to emulate them. A super foundation for all lettering enthusiasts.

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Contact Us – book yr place Join us: Strike a Beautiful Learning Curve! The perfect start to your writing practice..

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Post by Nick Garrett.   …………………………………………………………………………………………….

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