The winner of the IWD 2020 Typography Competition, Vera Drmanovski is a Toronto based experimental lettering artist and graphic designer who uses paper medium to create vibrant and memorable designs with a natural perception of depth. A big believer in self-education and self-betterment through self-initiated projects, Vera is also a proud creator of two large passion projects ArtWord of the Week, and Totally Nuts Paper Cuts.
Her work is known for its intricate look, distinguished by extensive details, layers and vibrant colours. Vera masterly combines traditional graphic design with paper art, illustration and stop motion animation to create unique and eye-catching visuals.
In this workshop you will learn the basics of paper cutting, choosing the right paper, go over tools for paper cutting and the process of layering the cut pieces to create a 3D design. You will be working on crafting a single letter, cutting it’s basic shape and then cutting and adding decorative elements to make the design more impressive. Vera will also share some tricks with you on how to create fun gifs using the principles of stop motion animation.
This session will be carried out using a Zoom video call.
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