This class will take you through the basic tools, paints and processes of traditional signwriting. Learn about brush choice and control, basic colour theory and the techniques to start hand painted lettering and sign painting. After practicing the nuances of the delicate brush strokes, begin work on your own small panel.
What to bring:
- Paper – A2 90gsm sketch pad
- Roll masking tape
- Pencil – 4B & HB
- 30cm ruler
- Acrylic paint – black, white, red, yellow, blue
- Small MDF/ wooden panel, approx. 20x40cm (to be discussed in class)
FAC is a heritage listed building with access limitations. If you have any special access requirements please contact reception on 9432 9555 before enrolling in a course.
Students with Special Requirements:
If you or the person you are wishing to enrol has special requirements, please contact reception on 9432 9555 to discuss suitability and how we can help.
Tutor Desmond Sweeney
Desmond Sweeney is a visual artist creating landscape paintings and seascape murals with 20 years experience in the arts and creative industries.