You can learn lettering online, but there’s also a great community of passionate designers out there that are worth meeting. We’ve put together a selection of online resources, workshops, conferences and meetups for you.
This March, San Francisco and Brooklyn based lettering artist, sign painter and lover of puns, Annica Lydenberg (aka Dirty Bandits) will be hosting a weekend of type workshops exclusively with Work-Shop Melbourne.
Carla Hackett and Barbara Enright have taken on the mission to teach this lost art to anyone willing to listen, seeing the massive comeback of hand-crafted, original designs that simply cannot be created by a machine.
This November, Better Letters is bringing its renowned sign painter Mike Meyer to Work-Shop Sydney and Melbourne for a series of workshops and talks.
Meyer is best known for his appearance in the feature film, Sign Painters. He has travelled the world...
Lettering workshops are great because you learn from experts and get hands-on training. These workshops can be incredibly valuable especially if you’re just starting out and have been struggling to teach yourself from online resources.
For the more advanced lettering enthusiasts, there are conferences held worldwide where you can draw inspiration and connect with fellow letterers. If you’re looking to make friends that share the same interest in lettering as you do, turn to local meetups.