Script and Casual Lettering Workshop. November 11-12th 2017 - John King Letter Art

Script and Casual Lettering Workshop. November 11-12th 2017

Regular price $450.00 Sale

7 Spaces available only.

November 11th-12th 2017.  8.30am-5.30pm

1752 W Adams Bvd. Suite 209, Los Angeles, CA 90018.

Whether you're a beginner wanting to learn the craft of Hand Lettering using traditional Sign-Writing methods or an experienced craftsman looking to develop your Casual Lettering repertoire, this workshop will focus on developing a solid understanding of Casual Letter Shapes and Traditional Sign Writing brush techniques using professional lettering brushes and 1 Shot Poster Enamel. John King will be sharing his techniques and knowledge acquired during his 30+ year career.

This workshop will be held at John's studio in Central LA's Arts District over 2 days. All tools and materials will be provided however if you would prefer to bring and use your own brushes you are more than welcome to.

Day 1: Casual Alphabet. Starts with an overview of Lettering Rules and Fundamentals and the relationships between Classic and Casual Letters before moving onto basic brush stroke practice, then onto creating a Casual Alphabet.

Day 2: Casual Script. Adding to the techniques acquired on Day 1 we will move onto developing script brush techniques and letter shapes. During the final stage of the day each student will create their own Supermarket Style "Show Card" using techniques learned during the workshop to take home.


Coffee, Water and Snacks will be provided.

Studio is on the 2nd Floor accessed via Stairs. No Elevator or Handicapped Entry facilities. No smoking in the building.

Limited street parking. Taxi or Ride Share is recommended.

Cancellations are not accepted once a place is booked due to required class numbers however you are welcome to send someone else in your place should you not be able to attend.