11/16: Hand Lettered Decorations

11/16: Hand Lettered Decorations


Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2019: 1:00-3:00pm

Location: 416 E. State Street - Loading Dock

Time: 2 hours

Join Katie Vaz for a holiday hand-lettering workshop. Make your own hand-lettered ornaments and gift tags to celebrate the festive season.

In this workshop, we will:

  • learn the basics of hand-lettering and typography

  • learn how to add character and personality in letters

  • practice a few fun hand-lettering styles

  • create decorative, hand-lettered holiday ornaments and gift tags

What will be provided:

  • wood ornaments

  • gift tags

  • micron pens

  • pencil + eraser

  • worksheet with tips

  • practice paper


  • open to all levels

What you will go home with:

4 completed ornaments, 5 completed hand tags, a hand lettering kit with the tools you used in the class and 3 blank ornaments to continue crafting from home

Instructor: Katie Vaz - I’m an illustrator/author/hand-letterer/graphic designer living in Upstate New York with my husband, a puppy named Tater, and a cat named KittenFace McMittens. I recently illustrated and authored a book called The Escape Manual for Introverts, which was published by Andrews McMeel on August 6, 2019. I’ve also authored and illustrated Make Yourself Cozy: A Guide for Practicing Self-Care (Andrews McMeel, October 2018) and Don’t Worry, Eat Cake: A Coloring Book to Help You Feel a Little Bit Better About Everything, (Andrews McMeel, June 2016), which was featured on Canada's Biggest Bestseller List at Chapters Indigo.

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