Joby Carters Painting Courses

Workshop Courses

Learn signwriting in person – If you’d like expert tuition first-hand, in a real working yard, then the workshop signwriting courses are ideal for you. Surrounded by real life examples of traditionally painted signs and lettering styles and with an archive of fairground art heritage on hand, you’ll get to learn essential skills and techniques from leading signwriter Joby Carter.

Courses are held at the Carters Steam Fair yard in White Waltham from October to March. There are currently four courses to choose from running during the week and at weekends. All materials, lunch and refreshments are provided – you just need to bring some old clothes so you can get painty.

There are limited places on each workshop and students travel from around the world to join the courses so book early to avoid disappointment.
Find out more here

Workshop Courses

Virtual Courses

Learn signwriting online – If you’d like to learn understand more about different signwriting techniques from the comfort of your own home, the virtual signwriting courses are ideal for you. The courses are a unique chance to see Joby painting while he talks through the different techniques on a live video broadcast. These courses cover the core elements of signwriting from the basics of letter formation and how to form a letter correctly right through to refining your brush strokes.

Each course is a series of five, one-hour long sessions which are broadcast via Zoom so you can watch on your phone, tablet or computer.
You can find the latest virtual course schedule here

Courses with Joby

See inside the classroom at the Paint Shop and listen to Joby as he talks about his teaching style and the experience of a workshop course.

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