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Layout design for Lettercutters £285 - Chris Elsey


This 2.5 day workshop is intended for lettercutters who would like to improve their skills in designing for inscriptions. The course takes the student through the different steps of design a simple inscription, from concept to final layout.

This workshop will deal with layout design and will include the following.

  • Letter spacing

  • Inter line spacing

  • Text block layout

  • Designing inscriptions to be in proportion to the stone

  • Working to scale

  • This workshop would be suitable for lettercutters who need to knw basic design theory or wish to improve their understanding of good layout practice.

  • The workshop will take place at The Stone & Letter Carving workshop, near Ditchling, East Sussex.