• Something Borrowed Portland (map)
  • 6635 North Baltimore Avenue #125
  • Portland, OR 97203

Join Something Borrowed Portland and professional chalkboard artist Brittany Hampton from Letters & Dust to learn how to design and make a beautiful custom hand-lettered chalkboard sign!

This 3-hour hands-on workshop will explore the basics of planning out your design and lettering, how to create flourishes to add dimension and style, and some tips and tricks to save time and perfect your skills! Chalk is a fun and forgiving medium, and the skills you will learn may be applied to other hand-lettering applications as well.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • How to choose your lettering style and design principles to create a layout
  • How to build a transfer sheet to get your design onto the board flawlessly
  • Tips and tricks on the best materials, tools, and time-saving techniques
  • How to add embellishments, flourishes and dimension to your design

The workshop costs $49. Sign up through Eventbrite.

Materials: Something Borrowed will provide all materials- chalkboards and chalk, templates and class instructional, as well as a practice chalkboard and chalk for students to take home.

This workshop is ideal for a beginner who wants to gain confidence or for an intermediate artist who wants to hone their skills further. The workshop will be held at the Something Borrowed Portland showroom space, where you can see all of our inventory in person, work on one of our rentable chalkboards and get creative and mingle with other fun creative people!