“SURFIN’ LETTERS” – Online class with Ivan Castro


05 & 06 June 2024 – from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm  (Rome Time, GMT+2)
in Live Via ZOOM – The Zoom sessions will be recorded. 


+39 349-6051804 (Whatsapp)

“The Workshop is aimed at everyone: designers, professionals, students, graphic designers, tattoo artists, letter lovers, just curious people or anyone interested in calligraphy, both as an artistic medium and as a graphic element to complete or enrich an editorial or advertising work.

– Buy the Workshop through the normal e-commerce procedure of the site
– The days before the Workshop, you will receive the PDF handout and your personal address to access the Zoom Direct with the rest of the Class by mail and the link/access for the dedicated PADLET page


2 Meetings live on ZOOM shared with teacher and class with the possibility to interact at the moment.
1 Meeting for each day, Duration of the single meeting is around 2 h/2:15 h 

– Homeworks and Comments by the Teacher
This is not exactly Homeworks Correction, it’s comments or suggestions by the teacher if the student, posts his homeworks on PADLET group.

– Handouts and Work sheets in PDF format, Video recordings available for 2 weeks 24/7 from the end of the Workshop

– Exclusive Access to the Dedicated PADLET Group with exclusive contains
As exclusive contains I mean for example the scan of the demonstrations that the teacher made during the lessons (if the teacher agree)

• TOPIC: “Interlock Surfin’ Letters”
Lettering designer Ivan Castro From Barcellona, will carry us inside this wonderful lettering style from late 1950s.
Interlock Letters are modern and surprising with the flavor of the popular cultures from ’60s and ’70s.
Let’s make letters bounce up and down following the fresh waves of this incredible style!

• SUPPLY LIST (excluded from the registration fee) WORLDWIDE SHOP • SHOP  IN ITALIA

– Mechanical pencil 0.3 or 0.5, preferably with hard lead (2H)
– Eraser
– Markers of different thickness, from 0.2 fineliner to thicker ones, Sharpies, etc. Also brushpens, small round brushes, indian ink.
– Regular paper A4
– Tracing paper A4


Ivan Castro (from Barcelona)
Ivan Castro is a graphic designer based in Barcelona, Spain, who specializes in calligraphy, lettering, and typography. His work involves everything from advertising to editorial, and from packaging to logo design and gig posters. Although Ivan claims to have no specific style, one could say that he has a strong respect for the history of popular culture. He has been working in the field for 15 years, and has been teaching calligraphy and lettering for 10 years in the main design schools in Barcelona. He travels frequently, holding workshops and giving lectures at design festivals and conferences. He has recently published The ABC of Custom Lettering, a lettering handbook.

Do you want to watch him in action? If you have three minutes, you can watch this video


Original price was: €80,00.Current price is: €59,90.

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