Classical Hand Lettering
A Workshop with David Kynaston
- Layout and spacing of classical Roman lettering using the point system and specialist tools.
- Painting the classical Roman letterforms using specialist signwriting brushes and the strokes required from them.
- Layout of Copperplate Script lettering.
- Painting Copperplate Script lettering using specialist signwriting brushes and the strokes required from them.
- Laying out and painting a simple design incorporating both letterforms studied across the two days.
David Kynaston has been working in the sign trade for over 20 years. He runs a sign writing business in North Wales, from where he distributes this much loved art form around the world. He did talks, presentations, newspaper and magazine articles, social media and television in the UK and overseas on his work and the profession as a whole.