We have 2 awesome beginners courses running in June and July.
Here’s the July info.
(Friday evening 7.00 – 9.00pm meet. Sat/Sun 10am till 7pm).
(Friday evening 7.00 – 9.00pm meet. Sat/Weds 10am till 7pm).
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This workshop teaches you not only how to make great letters but importantly how to set up on site and roll through a project on site for real. Nothing is held back – we are continually working at delivering the very best lettering course.
START Friday evening: 7pm – 9pm
Intro and vino
The evening is a great place to meet and to get all the info on-board.
Lots of Q&As.
We look at building your kit, the best brushes, brush care and suppliers such as A.S. Handover.
10.00am ”Who wants to be a signwriter?”
10.00: Design processes – Our new spacing and kerning method arms you with a reliable spacing system – super cool addition to your Typographic skills-base.
11.15 Coffee Break, Sugahill cafe awaits
11.30am Paint practice
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VIDEO: THE SUMMER WEEKEND WORKSHOP
SUITS BEGINNERS OR MASTERS… it’s a great art to get into.
Start Painting Letters … yr free, brush in hand, me at yr side!
ABOUT THE PAINTING START-UP
The painting exercises develop control and allow you to understand the brush and how it works. You will learn to paint clean shapes, crisp corners and quick production.
LUNCH – discounted home cooked treats at the Sugarhill Cafe, Sydenham
Saturday Afternoon – painting technique, sharpening up, curves and corner secrets shared
This component has had writers coming in from all over the world wanting to create sharp crisp finishes – exactly what NGS is renowned for. There are some essential principles and great strategies that ramp up your skills even on day one and two of your lettering career. This is another game-changer session.
Above Daisy Emerson, Jed, and Graham practice with the writing brushes for the first time.
Feedback chat and coffee break 3.30pm
Finish 5.30pm 17.30hrs
THE SUNDAY SESSION 10.00am-6.00pm
Sunday session is all about your personal style!
Designing layouts, transferring techniques and masterstroke finishing
Casuals and NYC Tattoo scripts
Drilling down : Mastering sharp corners revision and new techniques
Getting the right work – London Blocks
Roman Ornates, blocks, scripts
Beer time at end of the day chill
For all levels – all materials inc.
FREESTYLE PAINT TIME!
DAY 2: Drilling down on how we get you painting great letters – techniques and styles you will be able learn:
Dawn who has gone on to build a great pro practice in 18 months.
Tobias Newbigin: From NGS to new signwriting master
Hope you have enjoyed this course insight.
We have made the most comprehensive and practical lettering workshop available to the new starter.
Best Nick Garrett
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