Meeting Nº 20: Learn Brush Lettering UPDATED

ligatures_db1 UPDATED: Saturday, March 7: Both workshops are sold out! Please contact us if you would like to be place on the wait list, or would like to hear about future workshops.

We are excited to announce the details for our next brush pen workshop.

The event will be held Saturday, March 28 + Sunday March 29 from 10am - 5pm at Shopify (80 Spadina Avenue, 4th floor). The workshop will run 10am - 1pm, break for lunch (not provided), and resume from 2pm - 5pm.

*PLEASE NOTE: The Saturday workshop is 100% at capacity, and only a few spots remain for the Sunday workshop.*

The day will be hosted by local letterers (and Ligatures co-founders) Kyle Gallant & Christopher Rouleau. Kyle is a multi-faceted designer, skilled in calligraphy, expressive lettering, and even graffiti. He is a self-described “compulsive doodler” and passionate about all things type. Christopher is a freelance graphic designer & letterer, with a love for alphabets, antique lettering guides and old hand-lettered signs. He is comfortable working in a variety of media, including pen, chalk, acrylic, ink… the list goes on. Christopher also co-instructed a Ligatures lino printing workshop in the spring. Check out more of their recent work on Instagram:

Kyle & Christopher have pooled together their skills, knowledge and resources to put together a 6-hour tutorial on the fundamentals of brush lettering. All skill levels welcome!


The cost of this full-day workshop is $95. This price includes a workbook and the supplies you will need for the workshop, all of which you get to take home at the end of the day. Included in your kit: -5 types of brush pens -2 pads of paper (tracing & layout) -our workshop booklet, filled with lettering techniques & a variety of lettering guides & samples -access to any additional tools you might need (pencils, rulers, tape, grid paper) as well as some experimental lettering tools from our personal collections.


Saturday's workshop sold out in 3 days, and Sunday's workshop will sell out quickly, so please sign up early! Please RSVP here no later than Friday, March 13. An email will follow with payment instructions.

We look forward to bringing your talents together, sharing knowledge with one another, and creating some new brush pen work work!


Thank you to Shopify for sponsoring this event.