Note: This class is now full, and we are not accepting any further applicants. Thank you for your interest.
Dave Foster and The Distillery are partnering up to present a combined course for fundamental lettering and letterpress. For those who appreciate the tactility of using their hands to create artwork and printed matter, we have designed the course to be engaging, useful, and fun! You will have close one on one time with both Dave, Nathan and The Distillery in a very intimate and small class setting.
- Days: 3 consecutive Saturdays 27 April, 4 May, and 11 May 2013
- Times: 9:30am – 4:30pm, including 1 hour lunch
- Cost: $330, includes lunch and all materials
- Location: The Distillery, 115 Crown Street, Darlinghurst
Day 1 – Introduction & Lettering
- Course participant welcome and introduction
- Basic terminology and explanation of lettering
- Introduction to brief: To draw one word of your choosing, to be letterpress printed into a poster and stationery.
On November 30, 2012, The Distillery held Suburban Legends – a letterpress poster exhibition. Featuring thirteen Sydney artists, we celebrated the stories of suburban Sydney with an amazing array of designed and illustrated letterpress printed posters.
Good design has an amazing ability to bring people together. With proceeds from the night and poster sales to be donated to The Starlight Children’s Foundation, The Distillery devised a unique way to draw attention, and bring Sydney’s creative community together and support Starlight.
Using design and print in non-traditional ways, to reveal stories of Sydney.
A Suburban Legends invitation pack, featuring lenticular lens against three hidden scenes of Sydney, and a fold-out cotton poster.…
Sanda and David became engaged whilst on a brief holiday from Sanada’s home country of Canada in Cuba. This love of travel lead them to take their honeymoon before the wedding, which inspired the illustrations of a Tuscany town and vineyard used on their wedding stationery. Their wedding ceremony was held at All Saints Anglican Church in Hunters Hill followed by a reception at a Deckhouse on Sydney Harbour.
How was the lead up to your wedding day?
It was pretty smooth considering, the three months before the wedding went really quickly, through a combination of Christmas, holidays and hosting around 10 family members and friends over from Canada.…