The Fundamentals of Hand Lettering

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Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Learn The Fundamentals of Hand Lettering from published lettering artist, Adam Vicarel, at one of the most fun bars in town! Adam will go over the fundamentals of drawing letterforms, speak to the differences between lettering, calligraphy, typography and type design as well as share his process for conceptualizing, designing, and lettering words or phrases for any use such as stationary design, branding, advertising, logo design, posters, apparel design, and wedding save the dates.

Additional Cocktails may be purchased at the Upstairs Circus Bar. 

See examples of his lettering work on his instagram: @adamvicarel.
As seen at SXSW 2017.

The following materials are provided for you to keep!

  • One drink ticket (good for select cocktails, select beer, select wine and n/a's)

  • Practice sheets

  • One very normal pencil

  • One fine tipped 01 pen

  • One fine-tipped Sharpie

  • One dot-grid sketchbook

  • One six-inch ruler/protractor

What you'll learn:

What's Provided

Practice sheetsOne very normal pencilOne fine tipped 01 penOne fine-tipped SharpieOne dot-grid sketchbookOne six-inch ruler/protractor

What You Can Expect From This Experience
  • Lettering vs Calligraphy vs Type Design
  • Basic Typographic Terminology
  • Common Mistakes
  • Process from Sketch to Ink
  • Basic Strokes
  • Forming Letters
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Adam Vicarel

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Adam Vicarel is a designer and lettering artist who concentrates on bringing brands to life with lettering, typography and illustration. An avid traveler and outdoorsman, Adam's work is oftentimes a clear derivative of his adventures.

Instagram: @adamvicarel


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    Michelle K.
    Reviewed on 06/19/17

    Adam was a wonderful teacher and had great, individualized feedback for all of us.

    Adam was a wonderful teacher and had great, individualized feedback for all of us.

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