Presentation: What is brush lettering, origins, importance of the use of calligraphy and the personalisation of identities, etc. Introduction to the construction of block or sans serif lettering.
Construction of the 'block' style. Introduction to kerning, correction of negative space and introduction to word composition (arc and vanishing point techniques). Principles of the 'thick & thin' variant.
Introduction to the handling of the brush, basic strokes.
Introduction to the use of the brush, construction of the letter 'block' and practice with the letters drawn in the initial sessions.
Introduction to 'casual' or 'speed lettering' calligraphy. Construction and learning in brush. Handling the brush in casual and block.
Transparent square, permanent marker, pencil, DINA2 or roll of kraft paper, Escoda marker brushes, water-based paint, scissor stick, mess cloth.