Wayne Thompson

Australian Type Foundry began in 2001 as a commercial outlet for the for the fonts of type designer Wayne Thompson. Since then, Wayne has designed custom typefaces for a range of clients internationally, including Holden, O’Brien Glass, the NRL and the ABC. Today, ATF retails dozens of typefaces through online outlets throughout the world, and runs popular Type By Hand handlettering workshops which introduce students to the skills of handmade typography.
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Shillington Lettering Workshop: Free to Experiment

Last weekend I gave a free lettering workshop in Sydney. Attended by 22 eager young designers, the class explored the process...

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Get Better Letters: Tips for Practicing your Handlettering

Apparently, 10,000 hours makes you an expert. I have no idea how many hours I've done, but I can tell you that practice alone...

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7 Sketchbook Tips with Wayne Thompson

Wayne Thompson of Australian Type Foundry recently led a Type by Hand workshop at Shillington Sydney. He brought in an array of...

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