Learn Brush Lettering

The completion of Learn brush lettering 5 days of intensive workshops will provide a foundation that will train and provide you with the basics you need to go forward in developing your brush hand skills and to create simple and authentic hand rendered sign, advertising and print ready artworks using your originals.

Starting with the one day foundation course, moving on to the second day; basics of casual lettering, continue with the projects day in which you will use your skills acquired in days I and 2, and finishing with the two day course; learn brush lettering, advanced in which you will use all your newly learned skills to produce a heritage sign of your own.

Learn brush lettering – basics and foundations of lettering 1 Day Course

  • Achieve an overview of brush lettering, historic and current
  • Overview of block lettering
  • Brush control and brush knowledge
  • Creating brushstrokes using our custom training templates. Block lettering
  • Practice sessions under guidance

Learn brush lettering – Basics of casual lettering 1 Day Course (2nd Day)

  • Overview of the use and nature of casual lettering, historic and current
  • Casual lettering basics
  • Creating brushstrokes using our custom training templates. Casual styles
  • Practice sessions under guidance

Learn brush lettering – Lettering projects day 1Day Course (3rd Day)

  • Using your developed lettering skills to design and produce two projects
  • Overview of elements of design
  • Font and type selection for projects
  • Layout and sketch rendering of concepts
  • Creating a pounce and other lettering transfer technique
  • Overview of paints and surface preparation to be used
  • Mixing and choosing the right colours
  • Creating and competing your two projects under guidance using block and casual lettering

Learn brush lettering - Advanced (4th and 5th Days)

Learn brush lettering, advanced, will guide you through the creation of a major heritage sign project from original concept, font, colour selection and design. This course builds on the completion of the learn brush lettering day 1 and 2 as well as the projects day courses though can also be undertaken as a stand-alone course for those that already have some brush skills and experience.

  • Project overview and decorative effects for lettering tuition
  • Lettering outlining and shading
  • Blended lettering techniques
  • Layout and sketch rendering of concepts for your project
  • Creating a pounce and other lettering transfer techniques
  • Overview of paints and surface preparation
  • Mixing and choosing the right colours
  • Creating and competing your project under guidance

You will be provided with a certificate of completion and attendance on successfully accomplishing the completed five day intensive brush lettering courses and workshops.