Past Camps

Shiny and sparkly at Fluevog

We had our first ever intermediate Copperplate lettering camp in Vancouver that focused just on gold and silver pigments. The idea came about in the introduction to Copperplate class that we had at Fluevog the previous year when students mentioned that the wanted to learn more of the techniques that Xandra... Continue Reading.

AdobeMAX : the fun & the film

We did it! The Type Camp teaching team for AdobeMAX 2015 created an amazing day with 80 attendees at the LA Convention Center. The morning started with James instructing everyone on the intricacies of the ‘casual sign painter’s capital’ letterforms. It didn’t take long to figure out a few glyphs and then after a... Continue Reading.

First Friday Folded Pen

Our first ‘First Friday  Type Camp at Adobe’ of the autumn season! The campers spent the morning figuring out the tool itself, and how to swivel and curve it to achieve a basic italic letterform. After lunch they made their own versions and adjusted them to better suit their own lettering styles... Continue Reading.

Loving it in LA

Our first Type Camp in LA was one of our most fun ever. We were in the new Book Arts LA space located in Culver City, and will certainly be back there next year. It was a small camp, so we were able to spend a lot of time discussing ideas... Continue Reading.

Parallel Pen at Fluevog HQ in Vancouver

We always love returning to Fluevog and it was a pleasure to offer one of our newest offerings, parallel pen with Xandra Zamora. We learned blackletter in the morning and then sans-serif casual capitals in the afternoon – but that wasn’t the exciting part . . . this was the... Continue Reading.

Brush Lettering at the TDC

Our first Urban workshop at the NYC Type Directors Club was a great success! We sold out our Friday class with a variety of attendees – some were Creative Directors looking to try their hand lettering (instead of farming it out), art directors wanting to revive their creative juices, alumni... Continue Reading.

Parallel Pen at Adobe

We were fortunate to hold a second camp at the Adobe building in San Francisco where Xandra helped campers to learn two different parallel pen styles, Blackletter and Neuland. We had two campers from the previous Friday workshop rejoin us as students, and in a great example of how Type Camp... Continue Reading.