24 Sep Melbourne Hand Crafted Scripts Workshop
HAND CRAFTED SCRIPTS
WITH BRETT PIVA AND WAYNE THOMPSON
CLASS DATES ANNOUNCED SOON
595 Little Collins Street, Melbourne
In this full-day workshop, participants will learn how to create script lettering in various styles both on paper AND with a signwriter’s paintbrush. Participants will learn some of the traditional script lettering techniques of the signpainter trade, and explore a range of lettering styles such as Upright Script, Casual Script and Showcard Script. Through an exploration of the construction techniques in both pencil and brush, participants will achieve a greater understanding of scripts and taste the lost art of expressive sign painting. The morning session introduces participants to the six basic brush strokes which create letters, before working pencil-on-paper to create a sample word. The afternoon session allows participants to paint their finished piece using traditional signwriter’s tools, under the guidance of the tutors.
Equipment: All equipment including paint and brushes is supplied on the day, although you should bring along pencils, rubber and ruler for the drawing sections.