May 14: Intro to iPad Brush Lettering with Letters By Shells

Instructor: Shelly Kim of Letters By Shells

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (3 Hour Workshop)

Shop Address: 

The workshop will take place INDOORS, inside our shop at 305 E. 4th St. Unit 103, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Workshop Description:

Let’s take your lettering journey digital by learning how to letter on the iPad. The overall purpose of this workshop is to help you get started with your iPad lettering journey by learning all the lettering drills and techniques step-by-step on the iPad! Join Shelly Kim of Letters By Shells in this fun and interactive 3-hour workshop where you will learn all the brush lettering basics + lettering drills on the iPad including the following topics: 

  • Ways to hold your Apple Pencil when lettering on the iPad
  • Common practice drills and breakdown on how to create letters
  • Connecting letters to confidently letter your favorite words
  • Guidance on achieving different lettering styles such as bouncy lettering
  • The tools to help you get started when creating on the iPad
  • Understanding different brushes and pressure levels to create letters 
  • Sharing my quick tips, techniques & shortcuts utilizing the layers
  • And more!

As a class, we will be able to practice a few uppercase and lowercase letters by breaking down the connections of each letter in a word along with a few words! Throughout the class, Shelly will provide 1-on-1 personal feedback + tips on ways to explore and develop your own lettering style!

*Requirements for the workshop:

  • iPad (must be compatible with Apple Pencil) + Apple Pencil (must be correct generation for your iPad)
  • Download of the Procreate App by Savage Interactive Pty Ltd ($9.99 at the Apple App Store for iPad)
  • Note: iPad must have Procreate App downloaded and ready to use for workshop

*You will receive the following items during the workshop:

  • Digital procreate practice sheets that we will be using throughout the workshop together
  • Shelly’s favorite procreate lettering brushes to help you get started on creating letters
  • Digital Guide filled with lettering drills and lettering practice sheets for more lettering practice
  • Personalized name tag and gifts from Shelly

This workshop is all about discovering your creative side and having fun while learning the beauty of iPad lettering!

*This workshop requires no prior experience in calligraphy or lettering. Let's all just use this time to relax, learn, and letter with good company!*

Seats are limited. Registration in advance is required.

Class Size: 20 students 

*Those in the same household or vaccinated individuals may be seated with no physical distancing from each other. Please let us know if you're attending with others and you'd prefer to sit next to each other without physical distance.

COVID-19 Safety Measures & Requirements:

Please help keep yourself and others safe and adhere to our COVID Safety Measures & Requirements.

  • MASKS REQUIRED: We will follow county guidelines for the mask policy in effect at the time of the workshop. Currently, the mandated indoor mask policy is in effect until Jan. 15. Please check back here for updated info.
  • Currently, all attendees and the instructor are required to wear an acceptable form of face covering. You will need to bring your own and wear it at all times during the workshop.
  • All face coverings (whether disposable or reusable) must fully cover the nose and mouth and secure under the chin, fit snugly against the side of the face, be secured with ties or ear loops and allow you to remain hands-free. (Neck gaiters, bandanas, and face coverings containing valves, mesh material or holes of any kind are not acceptable face coverings.)
  • There are no vaccination requirements for anyone attending the workshop.
  • Seating arrangements will provide physical distancing from other attendees and the instructor unless attendees are from the same household or are  individuals attending together.
  • If you register for the workshop, but are in any the following situations, please request to be moved to a future workshop:
    • If you have experienced any of the following symptoms within the past 48 hours prior to the workshop date - fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea)
    • If you are isolating or quarantining because you have been exposed to a person with COVID-19, are sick with COVID-19, or have symptoms consistent with COVID-19
    • If you are currently waiting on the results of a COVID-19 test

What else do you need to know?

You do not need to bring anything else to the workshop, just yourself! The registration cost is all-inclusive of materials needed for this experience!

Space is limited. Workshop registrations are NONREFUNDABLE and NONTRANSFERABLE. Please make sure you are able to attend the workshop date and time before you complete your purchase. Be sure to visit the Workshop FAQ page for a complete overview of our workshop policies.

If this workshop becomes SOLD OUT, please fill out this form to be placed on the WAITING LIST. 

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