YOU’LL LEARN ABOUT ORIGINS of Trajan type, shared
Trajan Roman (Alphabet Imperial Roman ‘A I R’) was cut 2000 years ago and yet today it’s the worlds greatest and widely used letter form.
Way before ‘Fonts’ and the Gutenberg press, Roman craftsmen were painting these beautiful letters with the flat brush, then carving them out of stone and granite.
Just back from Pompeii, Nick will share these insights for his proposed advanced area of Typographic study.
Learning how the ‘A I R’ alphabet was constructed from the signwriter’s brush will allow you to truly understand the anatomy and spacing of this amazing key-stone letter… and many others.
Let’s start your lettering practice!