Get School'd: Calligraphy For A Cause

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What’s it all about?

Ready to get creative for a cause? Learn some impressive lettering techniques to create impactful handmade protest posters that are both critical and clever. We’ll practice bold uppercase and calligraphic techniques, and learn interesting ways to layout your message so that it gets the attention it deserves. By the end of the session, you’ll have created poster designs that are worthy of taking to the streets or hanging in your home.

What will we cover?

We’ll focus on the use of some essential tools: brush pens, pointed tip markers, and gel pens. Working within a modern approach, you’ll learn the main characteristics of style development and we’ll cover and practice common design considerations. Most importantly, we’ll walk through the steps to creating a successful poster layout for the final project: sketching thumbnails; combining style variations; and preparation, planning and execution for an impressive, attention-grabbing piece.

What to bring?

All Calligraphy materials will be provided for you, but if you'd like to take notes, please bring a pen and notebook!

Who will be teaching?

Sam Dubeau is an award-winning designer specializing in stationery and print design for small businesses and special events. She is passionate about combining digital and handmade processes to create beautiful, memorable pieces, for both professional and personal purposes. Her greatest joy comes from teaching and sharing her creative experiences with others.
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