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GAL-phabetics Weekend & Beginners Signwriting Workshop

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GAL-phabetics Anonymous lady legends Hana Sunny Whaler and Mia Warner bring an all female spectacular to Blue Shop Cottage this October.

An epic weekend for women in sign painting and for YOU. Including an All-day Beginners Sign Painting workshop for people to come and have a detailed introduction and leave with something beautiful - perfect for designers and creatives and anyone looking to learn a fun new skill.

Ocki at Blue Shop Cottage met Hana when she hosted their Tactile exhibition in 2018. They have since collaborated and worked on numerous sign painting projects together, including the East Dulwich community mural, and looking forward to bringing in Mia for some upcoming plans in Spring 2020 for an historic & immersive Sign Painting project at Blue Shop Cottage.

All-Female Beginners Signwriting Workshop

Sunday 27th October
£150 p/p
All materials and lunch included

This workshop is aimed only at female/female identifying attendees, held as part of a Galphabetics weekend at Blue Shop Cottage, aiming to nurture and welcome women into a traditionally male industry.

Join us under the awning at Blue Shop Cottage for a Gal-phabetics All-Female Beginners Signwriting workshop, led by Liane Barker of Brush & Pen Studio (Brisbane, Australia) alongside Hana Sunny Whaler and Mia Warner of Alphabetics Anonymous.

The course is aimed at women seeking to begin their career/interest in Signwriting in a non-intimidating and inspiring environment. We want our students to leave feeling confident with letter formation, brush technique, materials and tools, and ready to pursue further personal practice - a stepping stone into the trade!

We are very lucky to have Liane Barker with us leading the workshop, as part of her European tour. Liane has over 38 years experience in the trade, beginning her apprenticeship in 1980 as one of the only females working in the trade in her area. She then went on to working alongside her father, eventually taking over his Signwriting business, before initiating her own traditional Signwriting & Design company at the age of 24. She now operates under the name Brush & Pen Studio, working for clients at home in Brisbane, and travelling the globe running Signpwriting workshops.





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