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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This workshop will begin with a short overview of historical MS page design and then examine a range of contemporary hand-written books in terms of the bindings as well as what they have inside – to open up the box of possibilities. This will be followed by a couple of small group activities to enlarge on the working process of designing MS books and then explore a range of stress-free processes suitable for use within already-bound books, since many of…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
This workshop will be a zoom class with 2 two hour sessions beginning at 10am and breaking for lunch. 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…Find out more »
SLLA Annual Calligraphy Exhibition 2021 Finding The Right Words The Gallery 101 The Salvation Army International Headquarters 101 Queen Victoria Street London EC4V 4EH UK Date: Monday October 18 until Friday October 29 midday (excluding the weekend) Gallery 101 is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm The Private View: 6-8pm Monday 18th October Everybody is welcome.Find out more »
Discover how to create a calligraphic cut paper Christmas card. In this workshop you will learn how to embed a letter or a word within a cut paper design create a Christmas card from a sketch to a final design. Workshop Fee £30: SLLA members £35: non-members We welcome everyone to join our workshops, but offer priority booking for our members until 8 weeks prior to the event. If you are a non-member, you can register your interest for the…Find out more »