Typography in Art and Advertising – 4 more seats!

Due to the number of participants, students will be divided into groups opening up for 4 more students!

The typography workshop by Niels Bakkerus, coming from the Netherlands to give his insight and teach you his techniques in creating affective inspiring typography.

https://www.facebook.com/events/233146823458048/

Fee: 220$ per person or if in a group of 3, it’s 200$ per person.

Registration is a must!

To register please contact us at:
Email: vapaorg@gmail.com
Phone: 03 466 764

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Niels Bakkerus (1985)  is a multi-disciplinary artist  working and living in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Niels has been creating & studying art since his childhood. After secondary school he studied design & communication at Sint Lucas in Boxtel and graduated as an illustrator in 2010 at AKV Sint Joost in Breda.  He began painting graffiti around 2001 and has been working on realistic portraits and lettering techniques since then. This lead to the creation of numerous murals in public places. In 2007  he made a huge mural in Palestina, this experience is still plays a big role in his life and in his art. Next to graffiti Niels puts his focus on all kinds of  art in public places, this led to his signature streetart style called Papercut. He tries to compose new images in public places, billboards and on canvas by cutting and rearranging posters and flyers.

In almost all projects typography plays a big role, whether it’s graphic design, illustration, graffiti or papercut projects. Niels plays with the aesthetic values of letters, working between communication and typography as image itself.  Trough this wordplay Niels got into the creation of ambigrams and even wrote his thesis about ambigrams in graphic design. Since he is also a graffiti writer the combination of graffiti and ambigrams is more than logical, this style created by Niels is called ambigraffiti. Niels Continues to work and evolve his ambigrams in his own calligraphic style.

For more info and artworks, please visit Niels website:

http://www.bakkerus.nl/wordpress/

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