Make Your Own Hand Lettered Signs

with Greg Locke


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Wednesdays & Saturdays

July 29 - August 19, 2020 (Except Saturday, Aug 8th)

5:30-7:30 (Wed), 10 am - 12 pm (Sat)

(Select One)

Member: $66.00

Non-member: $82.50

Materials Fee (Paid on the 1st Day of Class)

$35.00 Includes: Paint Thinner, New Lettering Brush, Brush Oil, Paint Cups, Table Top Easel, Layout Pencils, Ruler, 12x18 Aluminum Blank, Graph Paper Pad, Drawing Pencil, Scotch Tape, Latex Gloves


Class Description

1. Intro, Sign Kit, Start drawing basic fonts

2. Appropriate use of fonts, prioritize copy, thumb nail sketches

3. Intro to letting brushes, begin brush lettering, brush care

4. Sign design theory, size, shape, materials and editing

5. Begin lettering your own sign, brush control

6. Advanced skills in hand lettering, outlining, shading

About the Instructor

13 years as an electric sign repairman, 40 years experience as a self-employed sign painter. 16 years membership in the Gard City, Michigan Fine Arts Association. Signs created in Floyd area: Mickey G's, Green Man Inn, Country Store, Ice Cream Soda Fountain, Republic of Floyd, Blue Ridge Cafe, Pharm House Pharmacy, Plenty!

Class Registration and Cancellation Policy

Registration: Class registrations are confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cancellation/Refund: The Floyd Center for the Arts will conduct classes for which an adequate number of students are registered. Class status is determined 1 week before the first date of the class, unless otherwise noted. Acceptance of payment does not guarantee that a class will run. If the Center must cancel a scheduled class, students who registered for such classes will be given the opportunity to transfer their payments to another course or receive a full refund of their tuition payment.

Student Withdrawals: Students withdrawing from a class before the cancellation period has ended, (one week prior to the start of class, unless otherwise noted) can receive a full refund or may transfer their payments to another class of their choice. Students who withdraw after the cancellation period has closed or after class has started, will not receive a refund.

Floyd Center for the Arts

220 Parkway Lane South

Suite 1

Floyd, VA 24091


Phone: 540-745-2784

Normal Business Hours:

Mon - Sat, 10 am - 5 pm

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