This advanced workshop is designed for those looking to enhance their lettering composition. In this workshop, I will teach you how to use word hierarchy to compose engaging layouts. I will also share some brush lettering styles and a floral decoration style you can use to improve your overall composition!

Each participant will be receiving a materials kit which includes:

  • Brush Letting Composition & Floral Decoration Workbook by Nico Ng
  • Lettering Composition Ruler
  • Tombow Fudenosuke Brush Pen
  • Pencil & Eraser

Workshop Outline:

· Process Overview – Brief introduction and an overview of each step of the workshop

· Dissecting your Quote – Analyze and divide your quote into word blocks for hierarchy

· Hierarchy of Words – Assign hierarchy to your word blocks for layout (letter size, weight, and style)

· Brush Lettering Styles – Choose and practice lettering styles for emphasized words and for supporting words

· Lettering Composition – Choose and arrange shapes to layout your word blocks in a ‘Centered Layout’
Use the Composition Ruler to draw guides and hand lettering the quote

· Leaf & Floral Decorations – Shapes, outlines, and details for drawing the floral and leaf brush illustrations
Add floral decorations to your final lettering work

Participants are required to have basic knowledge & experience in Brush Lettering/Calligraphy and as well as to bring a quote to letter for the workshop (limit to 6 to 12 words)

Available session date for August at our workshop space at Unit 302, 926 Pasay Road Condominium (Pamana-Languages Building), Arnaiz Avenue (Pasay Road, behind New World Hotel), Makati is:

  • August 12, (Sunday) 2PM to 5PM


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About the Instructor

Screen Shot 2017-09-26 at 8.51.30 PMNico Ng is a multi-disciplinary designer, hand-lettering, and paper artist. Aside from being the owner of Rocca Wallet, minimalist wallets made from stone, he also owns, an online shop that offers paper goods, D.I.Y. art kits, and personalized stationery products

Nico (@nic_the_) is also a Tombow Philippines’ Artist (#TombowPhArtist)




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