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Australia’s experts in the education of the typographic arts.

Classes

OSNS offers a range of classes, here is what's coming up in the next month.

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Upcoming Classes

The School

Old School New School is structured to empower students to bring their individuality into their design practice when they work by hand.

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Type Program

The Program runs over 5 weeks and is Australia's only dedicated Type Design course.

What's On

OSNS has a variety of events happening at the School, including Exhibitions, Talks and more, focusing on adding to and building the design and typography community.

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So our nice 38pp A4 book that students are given when they do our Brush Lettering class is up for sale in the Typeshop ! Printed on luxurious recycled envirocare with a 200 gsm red riso cover – stacked full of sweet exemplars and nicely designed – go check it out ! – and if you are keen there’s a couple of spots for tomorrow’s class :) #typography #typographyinspired #customlettering #brushlettering #customlettering

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Our Riso table at Brave Face was like a honeypot ! Link through to our NEW Typeshop to grab one while stocks last ! #riso #typographyart #customtype #handlettering

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What a Night ! What a week ! The Opening of Our Braveface Exhibition was beyond successful – and I’m so proud of the featured Lettering Artists who learned their craft at the school and sold so many of their beautiful riso prints ! Here is @mad_deneys sophisticated A1 giclee which is sold – you can grab Risos in our new Typeshop which showcases their works ! This new Typeshop exists to showcase the magnificent accomplishments of our alumni and also helps them earn some extra cash ! Take our 2 day custom lettering class (look on site)and you may end up being featured with Australia’s expert letterers in the Typeshop too ! (And earning some cash) #typedesigner #exhibition #typographic #customlettering #poster #craft

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This week’s #osnsfabfriday feature is @james_aspey modular exploration of typographic forms. James project work is interesting and he has designed a typeface based on grid structures. #osnsfabfriday exists to celebrate Instagram’ typography that is well crafted and innovative ! If you want o be featured use the tag #osnsfabfriday ! #typedesigner #typography #typographic #graphicdesign #designer #modernist #sketchbook #type

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From @veronicagrowtype – this pertains to the previous post — ! V interesting ・・・ Exploring Geometric Sans Serif with the brush today – classic Futura proportions and early 20th century sign painters proportions of Gotham ! Plus my own improvised proportions loosely based on Roman – you learn a lot from little exercises like these #typography #signpainting #signwriter #graphicdesign #customtype #typedesigner

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Our New Type Shop is selling a lot of riso prints by our dazzling alumni! This one by @leonafietz is very popular and selling well. If you want to check out our typeshop just link through via our main website ! Easy ! #typography #typographyserved #wordstoliveby #quote #customlettering #graphicdesign #handlettering

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It’s been a while since @veronicagrowtype has busted out the brushes! These are very quick rough expressive pieces ! ・・・ Definitely ! Put your heart into it ! There’s been a lot of talk in Australia recently about #love !! Love ❤️ is an eternally fascinating subject ! Personally I think I’ve only just started to understand what it can be – and it’s immense power ! With that I’m mind I thought it would be nice to explore my ponderings as quickly Hand Written Signs ! In one hour I sat down and produced a lot of little signs Using Brush Script and Single Stroke. – and you can too ! If you’re going to go out and protest you should at least have an attractive sign ! It doesn’t take much effort these days thanks to these cheap Brush pens ! You can learn in a 3 hour class that sets you off in the right direction ! 👍👉👉👉👉 THIS SATURDAY book through the @oldschoolnewschool site ! And get out there and protest your love ❤️ with a decent sign ! #signwriter #signpainting #ticketwriting #graphicdesigner #graphicdesign #customlettering #calligraphy #calligraphic #brushlettering #amore #love #inlove #lover #romancequotes #romance #wordstoliveby

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#Repost @veronicagrowtype ・・・ And the POWER of the Brushpen too !!! Unedited – Written quickly in Brushpen using Brushscript and Single Stroke ! So fast ! So versatile! So useful ・・・!! A little mini project called : ❤️Tell me the Truth About Love ❤️ —– Thanks to the referendum – There’s been a lot of talk in Australia recently about #love !! Love ❤️ is an eternally fascinating subject ! Personally I think I’ve only just started to understand what it can be – and it’s immense power ! With that I’m mind I thought it would be nice to explore my ponderings as quickly Hand Written Signs ! In one hour I sat down and produced a lot of little signs Using Brush Script and Single Stroke. – and you can too ! If you’re going to go out and protest you should at least have an attractive sign ! It doesn’t take much effort these days thanks to these cheap Brush pens ! You can learn in a 3 hour class that sets you off in the right direction ! 👍👉👉👉👉 THIS SATURDAY book through the @oldschoolnewschool site ! And get out there and protest your love ❤️ with a decent sign ! #signwriter #signpainting #ticketwriting #graphicdesigner #graphicdesign #customlettering #calligraphy #calligraphic #brushlettering #amore #love #inlove #lover #romancequotes #romance #wordstoliveby

We've just launched our brand new shop, you can find prints to buy from our current exhibition Brave Face with fonts and other goods to follow.

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