7 Spaces available only.
October 12th-13th. 2019 8.30am-5.30pm
1752 W Adams Blvd. 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 Artists' 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 Casual Letters.
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.
Workshop attendees will receive class handouts to keep as well as a very cool Casual Shirt Co. Vintage Cotton Cap to commemorate you Casual 2 day bootcamp!
Refreshments: Coffee, Water and Snacks will be provided.
Lunch: You may bring your own lunch (studio has fridge and microwave) or order online from the local Subway and John will go and pick up.
Access: Studio is on the 2nd Floor accessed via Stairs. No Elevator or Handicapped Entry facilities. No smoking in the building.
Parking: Limited street parking. Taxi or Ride Share is recommended.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations/Refunds are not accepted within 7 Days of Workshop Start Date due to required class numbers unless we are able to fill your spot, however you are welcome to send someone else in your place should you not be able to attend.
We reserve the right to cancel Workshops if minimum class numbers are not met. If you have purchased a workshop that gets cancelled for this reason you can choose to receive a full refund, or attend a future workshop of the same value.