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Sat, Jun 2, 2018
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Added May 24 2018

Learn the basics of hand lettering with designer and lettering artist Adam Vicarel. This workshop is for people interested in the basics as well as those who have been lettering for years. Adam will go over the fundamentals of drawing letter forms, speak to the differences of lettering and calligraphy, as well as share his process for conceptualizing, designing, and lettering words or phrases for any use such as branding, advertising campaigns, poster or t-shirt artwork, wedding save the dates, invites and cards.
For beginners, this workshop is meant to understand the basics of lettering and provide the knowledge to create a refined lettering piece from start to finish. For more advanced lettering artists, this workshop is a chance to revisit basic lettering principles and an opportunity to work on a new a new style or technique.The goal here is to truly understand the proper approach, process and considerations to take when lettering;additionally, mostparticipants will walk away withtheir very own, finished, hand-inked lettering piece!
See examples of his lettering workon hisinstagram: @adamvicarel.

The following supplies are provided for you to keep!:

* Practicepacket
* One very normal pencil
* One fine tipped 01mm pen
* One fine-tipped Sharpie
* One sketchbook
* One six-inch ruler/protractor
Topics Covered:

* Lettering vs Calligraphy vs Type Design
* Basic typographic terminology
* Common mistakes
* Sketching, refining and inking best practice
* Commonalities in type
* Forming letters
* Techniques and tips
BYOB. I'll likely be sippin' a few bevs, you should consider it too.

Plan to arrive a bit early, as this location is sometimes a bit difficult to find. Recommend using Google Maps for your GPS.You can enter from York or Steele but if you enter from Steele you'll make your way through two long warehouse buildings and you'll pass Winter Session, Culture Garden Market and A Small Print Shop before arriving right on our doorstep

Posted to Yes Please (3851 Steele Street)

This event was posted to Yes Please (3851 Steele Street)

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