Suzanne Moore
Vashon, WA

A35 — Textural Lettering
One-Day Class, Sunday, July 26
Design, Lettering

We will use alphabets in which students are proficient and work with the details of letterforms, spacing, scale, and alternates as we consider the possibilities of texture in legible and abstract lettering.

Supply List

  • 1.5 mm Brause or Tape nib and holder
  • 3 1/2 mm Mitchell nib and holder
  • Pointed nibs: 2 or 3 of your faves
  • Lettering brush(es) or ruling pen(s) you are experienced and confident using (or other tool you know and love)
  • Water jar
  • H, 2H, or 3H pencil and plastic eraser
  • 4 cheap mixing brushes (the ones made for kids, with plastic handles are perfect)

Only if you have and want to bring these things:

  • Deep-well palette or small containers for gouache
  • Favorite paper: 1 or 2 sheets, approximately 13″h x 20″w (grain “short”: when you fold it to 13″h x 10″w, grain is with the fold
  • Writing board if you use one
  • 3 primary colors of gouache (or something close)

Supply fee: $5-6 will cover gouache, miscellaneous materials and paper

suzanne_mooreSuzanne Moore is a lettering artist, printmaker, and painter whose eclectic interests fuse in the diversity of her artists’ books. Her books blend distinctive design, color use, and surface treatments with textual content and contemporary lettering to create work that obscures the line between word and image, legibility and abstraction. Her manuscript and edition books have been acquired for private and public collections and she teaches in the U.S. and Europe.

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