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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January 2021

‘Say it in Styles’ with David Simons

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZOOM session
£20

    This class will go ahead as a zoom class, starting at 10am with a 2 hour link up, then a 2 hour break, followed by another 2 hour session.   The workshop will be an introduction to the limitless possibilities of ‘Hand Lettering’, a form of drawing to create decorative letters, experiment and have fun. Learn how to create styles of lettering to convey the message of your words. Don’t worry about perfection!…The beauty is in the imperfection…

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March 2021

The Art of Illumination with Toni Watts

March 12 @ 10:00 am - March 13 @ 4:30 pm
St. George’s Church, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury Way
London, WC1A 2SA United Kingdom
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£80

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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June 2021

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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£35

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
£3

Tuesday 22nd June 2021.

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