Ken Barber Workshop (Professional)

Ken Barber, a type designer and letterer at House Industries, will be educating the AIGA St. Louis community on the art of hand lettering. He will start the weekend off with a general public lecture on Friday night at UMSL Grand Center (7:00 pm) followed by (2) one day lettering workshops (9:00am-5:00pm). 
Saturday’s theme will consist of general hand lettering and Sunday’s theme is script lettering. These workshops will provide participants with a basic overview of hand lettering while referencing an assortment of letter styles and various techniques. 
An informative slide presentation, instructional demonstration and useful skill- building exercises will provide a practical foundation for enhancing your portfolio.
$140 for AIGA members
$30 for student contributors
$190 for non-members
Seats are limited and will be given on a first come first serve basis with priority given to members and students! Each ticket includes instructional workshop, lunch/snacks/beverages and the following supplies:
Number 2 Pencil
Pencil Sharpener
Tracing paper
Sharpie Fine and Extra Fine Point Markers
12 Inch Ruler
Tape (as needed)
We are looking for businesses, studios and individuals who would like to sponsor a student or students for a workshop. If you would like to contribute please contact Tyler Sanguinette at!
Students who wish to participate in a workshop must submit two hand-lettered images at least 1000x1000px in JPEG format to Ken will select 12 students who show strong interest in lettering based on their submissions.!
To register please visit 

Check out Ken’s work at and https:// Also grab a free House Industries font catalog at

Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to become proficient in hand lettering! Join us March 7th at UMSL Grand Center for Ken’s starting lecture.

When & Where
Sat, Mar 8, 2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST
UMSL at Grand Center
3651 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63156