Intro to Brush Lettering
***COMING THIS FALL!*** A beginner friendly class to learning the art of calligraphy.
- 55 US dollars$55
- State Avenue
Learn the art of modern calligraphy with lettering artist Lauren Beck of Ren & Ink in this fun intro Brush Lettering workshop! Lauren will dive deep into beautiful writing to form basic strokes, the lower case alphabet, letter connections, and even a bit of fancy flourishing. Using artist's quality brush pens (no inky mess!) and a custom guided workbook, this class is perfect for the absolute beginner – especially those who enjoy artful journaling, crafting, or illustrators/designers who want to add to their skill set. Our learning environment will be positive and encouraging. Lauren thrives at teaching new students, and she'll work to build each person's confidence so they may walk away with a strong lettering knowledge base, obsessed and excited to continue practicing! *Special Bonus!* Each student will receive FREE access to Lauren’s online Brush Lettering Learning Portal. There you’ll find videos and downloadable worksheets to brush up your skills and re-watch videos of the basic strokes and alphabet, continuing your learning at home beyond the classroom. Suggested ages are 12 and older – but please keep in mind that this is a lengthy seated class and requires patience. Materials (yours to keep!): - 2 Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pens - Tracing Paper - HP Laserjet Paper - Custom Brush Lettering Workbook - Special Personalized Gift 2.5 hour workshop — 2 hours of instruction, .5 hour for relaxing practice time $55 per person, includes materials to take home and online access to learning portal Water and tiny sweet treats will be provided - snacking is encouraged! Also, please feel free to visit our coffee shop next door for extra snacks and tasty drinks. . . . Lauren Beck, of Ren & Ink LLC, is a lettering artist and illustrator based in Allentown, PA. Working both by hand and digitally, Lauren’s charming letters and imagery can be found in weddings, small local businesses, or on a grander scale as a typographic mural. Most recently, Lauren has partnered with Crayola, illustrating a 40-page adult coloring book full of detailed flower compositions (with more coming soon!). With her degree in Art Education, Lauren conducts workshops at Pennsylvania studios and nonprofits, teaching anywhere from brush and script lettering to digital illustration on the iPad. She’s also skilled in hand engraving with a drill, using the specialized technique to etch her designs into glassware and gift items. Learn more at www.renandink.com or follow on @ren.and.ink
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432 State Ave, Emmaus, PA, USA