WORKSHOPS 2018-2019

The workshops offer an intense moment of learning in subject matters related to the lettering arts, whether it be a lettering technique, a script or getting a better understanding of the creative process. This programme changes every year. Should your chosen workshop have filled up, please contact us so we can put your name on the waiting list. This way, we can get in touch with you as soon as a place becomes available. Workshops admit 7 to 15 students depending on the subject matter.

LETTERDRAWING FOR STONE
– Bruges – Saturday –

In this workshop, students will get the opportunity to focus on how to draw countershapes and how they are used in stone. Every student will get lots of individual feedback adapted to his or her level.

Immanuel Corbillon
Beginner,intermediate and advanced
max 15 students
9:30am – 4:30pm
10 nov – 24 nov – 08 dec
Atelier Immanuel Corbillon
Diksmuidse Heerweg 404
8200 Bruges
Belgium
210,00 euros
Dutch, English and French

LETTERCARVING IN STONE
– Bruges – Saturday –

If you did follow the workshop “Letterdrawing for Stone”, then this workshop is the ideal follow-up. After drawing counters, we will focus on how to do raised lettering, meaning we carve the counter away. Every student will be guided individually.

Immanuel Corbillon
Beginner,intermediate and advanced
max 15 students
9:30am – 4:30pm
19 jan – 02 feb – 16 feb
Atelier Immanuel Corbillon
Diksmuidse Heerweg 404
8200 Bruges
Belgium

210,00 euros
Dutch, English and French

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL
– Bruges – Saturday and Sunday –

This double weekend workshop wants to introduce students to the beauty of writing small. It may seem easy, but writing small does creates challenges of its own. Sue Hufton will guide you how pens and quills are used for this particular purpose. Every student will get thorough individual feedback.

Sue Hufton
Beginner,intermediate and advanced
max 15 students
9:30am – 4:30pm
26 jan – 27 jan and 16 mar – 17 mar
European Lettering Institute
Peterseliestraat 23a
8000 Brugge
370,00 euros
English

LINOCUT, WOODEN LETTERFORMS,…
– Bruges – Saturday –

We will focus these 3 days on trying to create letterforms which will be cut out and printed. We will use wooden letterforms and learn how to use them in a contemporary lay-out. We will try out different materials and different techniques.

Lieve Cornil
Beginner,intermediate and advanced
max 15 students
9:30am – 4:30pm
20 oct – 01 dec – 12 jan
European Lettering Institute
Peterseliestraat 23a
8000 Bruges
Belgium
210,00 euros
Dutch, English and French

PRINTING TECHNIQUES
– Brasschaat – Sunday –

Textured papers, textiles, fibres and other materials are used to create a printing plate. Making lines will be our starting point. Text and calligraphy will be used to tell our story in printing a small edition.

Carry Wouters
Beginner,intermediate and advanced
max 15 students
9:30am – 4:30pm
28 oct
GIB
Door Verstraetelei 50
2930 Brasschaat
Belgium

70,00 euros
Dutch, English and French

PATTERNS
– Brasschaat – Sunday –

We will be looking for patterns in writing, letters, cultural heritage. Repeating geometrical shapes can create strong visual images. This can be used as a starting point for a calligraphic interpretation.

Carry Wouters
Beginner,intermediate and advanced
max 15 students
9:30am -4:30pm
02 dec
GIB
Door Verstraetelei 50
2930 Brasschaat
Belgium

70,00 euros
Dutch, English and French

RUDOLF KOCH’S BLACKLETTER
– Brasschaat – Sunday –

We will study and analyse the playful, yet strong blackletter Koch used in his work. Why and how did he manage to create such vibrant images and how can it influence our way of looking at our own writing?

Lieve Cornil
Beginner,intermediate and advanced
max 15 students
9:30am -4:30pm
03 mar – 07 apr
GIB
Door Verstraetelei 50
2930 Brasschaat
Belgium

140,00 euros
Dutch, English and French

Workshop Robbie Schneider

LETTERS IN WOOD – INTRODUCTION
– Bruges – Monday –

This will be an introduction day open to all interested in finding out how to carve letters in wood. For those who want to sign up for the follow up course on April 16-18, this is the perfect day to find out if it is your thing or refresh your knowledge before doing the more intense 3-day cours.

Robbie Schneider
Beginner,intermediate and advanced
max 15 students
9:30am -4:30pm
15 apr
European Lettering Institute
Peterseliestraat 23a
8000 Bruges
Belgium

92,50 euros
English


This workshop has now filled up, but please do register should you want to sign up. It allows us to contact you straight away when a space has become available.

LETTERS IN WOOD – 3 DAY WORKSHOP
– Bruges – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday –

This workshop is open to all who did the introduction day or who have done some letter carving in wood before. Robbie will give you lots of individual feedback and help you solve some issues specific to woodcarving. You will be challenged in designing letterforms ideal for woodcarving.

Robbie Schneider
Intermediate and advanced
max 15 students
9:30am -4:30pm
16 apr – 18 apr
European Lettering Institute
Peterseliestraat 23a
8000 Bruges
Belgium

277,50 euros
English


This workshop has now filled up, but please do register should you want to sign up. It allows us to contact you straight away when a space has become available.