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Drawn Lowercase

With Jurgen Vercaemst

Starting Date : 18 Feb 2023

Fees : HK$ 1,170 or US$ 150

Workshop Description

The workshop will start off with a simplified lowercase letter (Hermann Zapf’s Palatino sans ultra) and will do the simple skeletal forms with pencil. From the start we will use the pressure-release principal which makes every letter already so much more exciting.


Every line counts, the basic and most important words are slow and very little pressure. We will be exploring different rhythms and styles. And we will try to combine these letterforms with simple structures using only lines.


After that we will be drawing the letter, taking great care with ‘filling up’ the letter. Shadowing, contouring, using different thicks and thins, drawing serifs, pushing the letterforms. We move on to the fineliner and Speedball C-5 to draw these letters.

Note to Students

  •  This is a live online workshop via Zoom (please make sure you have a Zoom account to access the workshop)

  • All live sessions will be recorded and available for 60 days following the final class.

  • All recordings expires on Friday, 12 May, 2023 at 12:00 pm Hong Kong Standard Time.

  • Student can submit homework to the discussion corner for Jurgen to critique.

  • Recommended supply list, handouts, zoom links and recordings are available on the workshop page three weeks (or as soon as practicable) before the first session. Click here for user guide on how to access your workshop page.

  • All workshop dates and times are according to the Hong Kong Standard Time. 

Workshop Schedule

Class 01

Saturday, 18 February, 2023

20:30 pm - 22:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Class 02

Saturday, 25 February, 2023

20:30 pm - 22:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Class 03

Saturday, 04 March , 2023

20:30 pm - 22:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Class 04

Saturday, 11 March, 2023

20:30 pm - 22:30 pm (Hong Kong Standard Time)

Refund Policy

All sales are final and fees paid for the online workshop are non-refundable.

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