Hand Lettering 101

Who: Taught by Rosie Powell from Songbird Paperie!
When: October 19, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm (SOLD OUT)
OR October 29, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm (SOLD OUT)
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal

Join us for wine and treats while you learn how to maximize your own handwriting to create fun and beautiful works of art!  

This foundational workshop will show you how to identify a unique style and build upon your own handwriting. 

Learn different fonts, simple layouts, and the coveted faux-ligraphy!

At the end of class, you will take home your own "print" along with some goodies to set you up for your next hand lettering project, including the beginner lettering pen set by one of our favorite brands, Tombow! You’ll be all set with four different types of lettering pens, as well a smudge-free pencil and a great eraser for sketching before committing to ink.

Want to build on your new handwriting skills? Keep a look out for more workshops to come, like our envelope addressing class to help you through the holiday card season! 

About Rosie Powell:
Rosie is the lead designer of Songbird Paperie, a design and calligraphy studio based in Queen Anne. Her love for calligraphy and hand lettering has been a life-long passion. She was the kid in elementary school who wrote her notes in different fonts, colors, and styles! (In perfect lettering, of course!) She started studying the classic art of dip pen calligraphy in 2001, and has been developing multiple styles of calligraphy since.  Follow her on Instagram @songbirdpaperie!
 

CLASS SIZE

6 People

Cost

$50 per person

Halloween Poster Party

Who: Facilitated by Sara McNally, Constellation & Co. Founder
When: October 31, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal
Cost: $25 per person

Join us for a laid back intro to letterpress. This 2 hour open house style workshop is perfect for a quick date, time to catch up with friends, or a relaxing low pressure way to learn something new! 

You'll tour the studio, learn about a working print shop, and get your hands inky printing a poster to take home on our historic iron handpress! We've chosen a timely quote for the season and typeset it with vintage wood type. You'll drop by and ink up the type, pull some prints on our 100 year old press and take home posters for yourself or gifts!

The poster quote for this particular workshop is:
"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before."
-Edgar Allan Poe

  • The class is open house style - drop by anytime between 7pm and 9pm
  • Workshop cost is per person
  • Halloween candy will be provided!
  • Children over the age of 8 are welcome with a parent's supervision.

About Sara McNally:
Sara is a graphic designer, letterpress printer, greeting card writer, wood engraver, bison enthusiast and podcast obsessive. Her simple, honest cards use humor and sincerity to connect people.

Cost

$25 per person

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Holiday Envelope Addressing Workshop

Who: Taught by Rosie Powell from Songbird Paperie!
When: November 9, 2017 from 6pm to 9pm - (SOLD OUT)
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal

Join us for wine and treats while you learn how to maximize your own handwriting.  This workshop will focus specifically on envelope addressing, which should come in handy with the holidays coming up soon!

In our Holiday Envelope Addressing Workshop, you'll have a quick introduction to our foundational hand lettering principles, and then spend the rest of class learning fun and new creative ways to address your snail mail this holiday season! 

Learn different fonts, simple layouts, and the coveted faux-ligraphy!

Every student will leave with 5+ new envelope addressing styles, and a set of our favorite pens to write on envelopes, including dark-colored envelopes! (White, gold, and silver - hooray!).

About Rosie Powell:
Rosie is the lead designer of Songbird Paperie, a design and calligraphy studio based in Queen Anne. Her love for calligraphy and hand lettering has been a life-long passion. She was the kid in elementary school who wrote her notes in different fonts, colors, and styles! (In perfect lettering, of course!) She started studying the classic art of dip pen calligraphy in 2001, and has been developing multiple styles of calligraphy since.  Follow her on Instagram @songbirdpaperie!

CLASS SIZE

6 People

Cost

$50 per person

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Holiday Letterpress Card Workshop

Who: Taught by Sara McNally, Constellation & Co. Founder
When: November 11, 2017 from 4pm to 7pm (SOLD OUT)
OR November 18th, 2017 from 4pm to 7pm (SOLD OUT)
Where: The Constellation & Co. Shop at the Fishermen's Terminal

Join us for a hands on letterpress greeting card workshop! First, you'll design your own custom greeting card with wood type, lead type and printer's blocks from our collection. Once it's all locked up, we'll help you letterpress print it using our historic iron handpress from the late 1800's. Class cost includes the three-hour workshop, paper for use in class, at least five printed cards of your design, and coordinating envelopes in the color of your choice.

About Sara:
Sara McNally is a graphic designer, letterpress printer, greeting card writer, wood engraver, bison enthusiast and podcast obsessive. Her simple, honest cards use humor and sincerity to connect people.

Cost

$75 per person

CLASS SIZE

4 People

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