Learn why some fonts send a shiver down your spine as you get creative in this spooky online workshop.
Get creative making your own scary fonts to haunt your social media or to frighten your friends and family.
Draw and learn online
Come on a chilling tour of frightening fonts including Blackletter, blood-splatter-kitsch and Victorian Gothic. Draw along and create letters inspired by sounds that will chill you to your core. Learn about fonts and discover the thing that will truly scare the graphic designer in your life.
This is an hour of truly terrifying typography? Do you dare to join in?
CAMERA ON! You're encouraged to have your camera on because this is a live and interactive Zoom session with fun activities and a dash of theatre. My sessions are created to feel like we're all in the same room together*.
Join in live for an hour of spooky fun, with a unique-to-you link to the recording of that session for 24-hours so you can take part on catchup at a time that suits you.
With a blood-curdling cocktail or mocktail recipe so you can drink as you draw
All dates: Friday 30th October 6pm to 7pm (GMT) 8pm to 9pm (GMT)
Saturday 31st October 5.30pm to 6.30pm (GMT) NEW TIME 7.30pm to 8.30pm (GMT) 2pm to 3pm (GMT)
Sunday 1st November 2pm to 3pm (GMT)
Suitable for all levels. This workshop is designed for adults, older children are welcome to join in if they have an adult with them to help, each child's ticket is £4.
Hello, I'm Sarah Hyndman the host for this session. I'm the author of a number of books including the bestselling 'Why Fonts Matter' and 'How to Draw Type and Influence People'. I'm a TEDx speaker, a regular guest on BBC Radio 4 and I appear on TV on shows like Channel 4's Sunday Brunch.
I've run creative workshops at the Design Museum, Somerset House, South by Southwest, Victoria & Albert Museum and Wellcome. I taught Experimental Typography at the University of the Arts London for six years, where I was also awarded a Master of Arts Degree (distinction).
*If you feel uncomfortable having your camera on or have internet issues you're still very welcome to join the session.
Sarah Hyndman is the author of ‘Why Fonts Matter’. She is a TEDx speaker, a regular on radio (BBC Radio 4’s 'Word of Mouth' with Michael Rosen, 'Saturday Live', 'Today'.) and TV (Channel 4's 'Sunday Brunch'). Sarah is a multisensory typography expert and collaborates on studies with Professor Charles Spence of the University of Oxford.