South London Letter Association regularly hosts events for its members. From social events, exhibitions, and other outings, to workshops and courses our events are a great opportunity to get together and share creative ideas about lettering. Most events are free for members, so join SLLA today.

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June 2021

The Art of Illumination with Toni Watts

June 4 @ 10:00 am - June 5 @ 4:30 pm
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2SA United Kingdom
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This is a repeat of the 2 day workshop with Toni in 2020, to accommodate those who could not get a place on the course, first time round. It is full again, but you can add your name to the reserve list. During this two day workshop we will explore a variety of ways of adding gold leaf to a design, using both simple and more challenging techniques. Starting with the application of gold leaf flat to the page using…

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Large Italic using Automatic Pens with Rachel Yallop

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Aspire Centre, Southfields Community Centre
337 Merton Road, SW18 5JU United Kingdom
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Writing letters at a large size increases calligraphic confidence and enhances hand skills. Using the larger sizes of Automatic pens is a great way to achieve this. In this class we will: Practice a rhythmic texture of lines as a way into making letters. Look at pen manipulation and how to make an easy transition between thick and thin strokes. Develop a condensed, sharpened italic style. Having developed a rhythm, look at ways of breaking it to create tension between…

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Rob Dunn: Walk in Central City of London

June 22 @ 7:00 pm

Tuesday 22nd June 2021.

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