Chalk Lettering with @nathanielong 🌟 (22nd September, 2-5pm)

Chalk Lettering with @nathanielong 🌟 (22nd September, 2-5pm)

145.00

Learn how to create your own beautiful chalkboard lettering!

Chalk lettering is a fun way to express your love for letterforms. Spice up your old grocery chalkboard or even for your event signage! Join me in exploring the basics of chalk lettering or simply to brush up your chalk art skills!

This class will guide you to gain confidence in creating your own chalkboard lettering. While a basic hand-lettering background will be helpful, there is no doubt that this is beginner-friendly (no chalkboard experience is required!) And, you get to have your own A3-sized chalkboard to bring home and practice on!

This class will cover:

  • Different materials for chalk lettering

  • Care for your tools and chalkboard

  • Preparing the board

  • Transferring a sketch to the board

  • Tips on making your work stand out

FOCUS

Lettering on chalkboards serves various purposes. For this workshop, we will be focusing on some drawing basics and writing a featured quote on the board for display in your own favorite space. There will be a couple of prescribed quotes to choose from during the workshop so we can focus on learning the techniques and the drawing process. 

You get to take home the following:

  • A good understanding on how to make your own hand-lettering using traditional chalk

  • An A3-sized (297 × 420 mm) handcrafted chalkboard (real wood!) 

  • Pencil and printer paper for sketches

  • New friends!

Class Details

Date: September 22, 2018, 2:00pm - 5:00pm (Saturday)
Venue: The Hive - Lavender
Workshop Fee: SGD 145
Teacher: Nathaniel Ong (@nathanielong)

Registration closes when class is full or on September 17, 2018 (whichever is earlier).

About the Instructor

Nathaniel Ong is a chalkboard lettering artist in Singapore. His creative expertise on hand-lettering and illustrations is showcased on menu boards for cafes, restaurants and even on wedding events both locally and overseas.

As part of the Scribblers Collective, he continues to grow both as a mentor and an artist by conducting workshops and coaching sessions. His lettering experience also expands as he shares his skills and talent for renowned brands like Guinness, UOB and Lancaster Paris; and features in published magazines such as the Penultimate Magazine in April 2018.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What will I learn from this workshop? 
    • Different materials for chalk-lettering
    • Care for your tools and chalkboard
    • Preparing the board
    • Transferring a sketch to the board
    • Tips on making your work stand out
       
  2. Do I need experience in Chalk-Lettering/ Handlettering?
    Absolutely not! It is great if you have experience in hand-lettering but if you’re a complete beginner, you’ll learn tons of tips and tricks in hand-lettering that will help you create your very first traditional chalk artwork!
    1. What will I get to bring home after the workshop?
      • A good understanding on how to make your own hand-lettering using traditional chalk
      • An A3-sized (297 × 420 mm) handcrafted chalkboard (real wood!) 
      • Pencil and printer paper for sketches
      • New friends!
         
  3. What is the difference between the chalkboard we’re getting in the workshop v.s. chalkboards we can get from major artsupply stores?
    The chalkboards you will be bringing home are handcrafted specially for our workshops and they are made of real wood! They will definitely last longer for your own chalk-lettering practices and works perfectly with traditional chalk! (p.s. not all ‘chalkboard’ surfaces are ideal for traditional chalk or coloured chalk markers! (You’ll learn the different materials used in chalk-lettering during the workshop)
     
  4. I am not free on the 22nd September. Is there another workshop date planned?
    Not at the moment, but drop us an email to let us know you’re interested OR, add “Registration of Interest for Workshops” listing to the cart and cart out with your information. We’ll put you on our waitlist and will drop you an email once our next workshop is confirmed!