Brush Lettering Basics Workshop

Brush lettering for beginners



2.5 hours Class size 1 to 20 (public classes), 12 to 25 label $75


Casey Schuurman is a big believer in beginning by hand. Her go-to design partner-in-crime is hand done lettering — it’s charming, expressive and instantly customises with handcrafted flair.

Brush Script Lettering is a versatile tool to have in your repertoire, and once you know the basics, different treatments can be applied to create countless styles! This workshop will guide you through all the need to know fundamentals of handcrafted typography and brush script lettering. For the first part of the class, we will focus on the set of basic strokes that combine to create a hand lettered alphabet — as well as how to hold and angle the Tombow brush pen. The focus will then shift to what makes good brush lettering; consistency, various styles and embellishments.   

You’ll walk away with an improved knowledge of typography and brand new handmade skills to apply to anything from posters, cards, personal projects and beyond.

All lettering lovers welcome! This workshop covers the basics so you can achieve a good understanding of technique to improve on at home. No prior experience necessary.

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class



Aside from this class, Work-Shop also has the following coming up:



What you'll get

- Brush Lettering notes and guides

- Tombow Brush Pen (which you get to keep)

 

What to bring

Just yourself, and a love for all things type!

Suitable for

This class is perfect for beginners - no prior experience is needed.

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday, hens party, team building activity, corporate event, bucks party or Christmas party.

This would also be a nice gift for her or gift for mum.

Location

Work-Shop Melbourne - 195 Argyle Street, Fitzroy VIC

Your teacher
Casey Schuurman

Casey Schuurman

4.8 (8)
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Casey Schuurman combines her talents as a designer and illustrator into the specialisation of Typography and Lettering. She is a big believer in beginning by hand, which has led to her love of bringing ideas to life with expressive, handcrafted Typography. When she’s not working on freelance projects – for clients such as Mecca Maxima, T2 Tea, Country Road and Oscar Wylee – Casey teaches workshops, experiments with personal work and scours Melbourne’s best bakeries for the perfect pastry.

Casey shares her work and sells Lettering focussed products and resources on both her Instagram @caseyschuurman and her website www.caseyschuurman.com




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

4.8 (1458)
30k

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.


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Work-Shop is COVID-19 aware This means that this teacher won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant state restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).
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Ssu-Hua Chen  •  Jan 2021


Great class for people who want to start on brush lettering or interested in handwritten typography. The teacher is very knowledgeable and you'd take away a lot of basic knowledge, tools and resources for home practice. Great vibes too.

Matthew Mutimer  •  Jan 2021


Casey has a wealth of knowledge on brush lettering and typography which is evident from the worksheet provided and presentation shown during the workshop. The workshop was relaxed with good music and plenty of opportunity for one on one feedback. You leave with the basics and heaps of resources and inspiration to continue to develop your brush lettering!

Claire Murphy  •  Jan 2020


Teacher good only thing was that paper provided did not allow me to trace through it

Kerry Free  •  Jan 2020


Had a lovely evening, can’t wait to practice my new skills. Happy with materials supplied and content notes.

Jess Ji  •  Jan 2020


Casey was really lovely and enthusiastic! Work-shop was a nice chill venue too

The only downside is because of the 1-1 time Casey put aside, I felt like we didn’t learn enough or could’ve progressed further for the class

Karen Seow  •  Jan 2020


Casey is lovely. The venue is fine. Materials were ok. Not that good value for money considering the class size and amount of personal attention. Could have been run much more efficiently.

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Madeleine Slater  •  Jan 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Great class, all materials provided. Teacher was really hands on with each person individually which was excellent.

Pauline Dumont  •  Jan 2020


Really good basics class for brush lettering! Casey is very knowledgeable and super nice. She took time to sit down with each person and break down the basic strokes.
The venue is really cool as well.
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