Upcoming Workshops

The Lettering Journey continues!
There are several upcoming workshops in the works including Europe, South America and in the U.S.

Level Up Your Lettering at The Grove!

I'm excited to announce that in addition to the line up of professional offerings at the Grove, I will be offering a customized version of the 2-day workshop, Level Up Your Lettering. I hope you will join me in San Francisco so that we may letter together!

Two dates to choose from in 2020:

June 25 & 26 - a great opportunity for locals
July 30 & 31
- a timely choice for those who are attending the IFVP conference.

Learn more and register here

Can't attend an in-person workshop?

The original 2-day course has been redesigned into a month-long live session virtual course and includes three 1:1 sessions to dive deep into your lettering practice to meet your goals and needs.

Click here to Level Up Your Lettering!

Signing up for a workshop is a very personal choice.
Knowing your experience level and what your needs are can help.
Use this matrix as a general guide.
Feel free to email me directly if you have questions. Ignore the locations as there are more opportunities coming up!

Where do you want to learn?

Thank you for your interest in having me offer a workshop in your region! I am currently offering surveys to learn where there is the most interest and what people want to learn. Please share this with your colleagues. You will be the first to know when the dates and locations are finalized.

Each survey is 3 short questions.

I understand that adding additional days and the cost of a workshop is a considerable investment when attending a conference. Email me if interested in attending a 2-day Level Up Your Lettering workshop 4 days prior to the start of the conference. The days between the workshop and conference may be used to attend a lettering tour or vacation/sightsee.


Lettering Walking Tours

While in Copenhagen for EuViz, I offered a walking lettering tour in heart centre. Now with each city I visit, I seek out lettering styles and invite you to join me. Bring your sketchbook, pencil/pens, and a camera. We'll have an adventure while lettering together throughout the city.

Free for workshop participants.

Friends, colleagues and/or family are invited to join at a $50 USD drop-in fee. We will scout out a place for lunch and snacks but purchasing will be your responsibility.

Click the image below to download an excerpt from my travel sketchbook and be notified for the next Lettering Tour!

"There hasn’t been a class that improved the quality of my work as much as your lettering class. So I’m very grateful to you. It even betters my drawing skills because I learn how to master the markers."

Laura L.
Visual Practitioner

"Heather's Level Up Your Lettering workshop is the best blend of content, theory, and practical learning I've had in a very long time. I feel equipped to go back to my workplace and immediately apply many of my newly acquired skills.
Thank you, Heather!
And I highly recommend her new Lettering Journey book even if you, like me, need to pay with Canadian dollars which translate to a 35% extra cost. It's worth every penny!"

Beth W.

"Thank you for our fantastic [customized] lettering workshop. It transformed how I letter and I think of my lessons learned every time I step up to the wall."

Trent W.
Visual Practitioner

"This summer I was lucky enough to do a two-day lettering course with the brilliant Heather Leavitt Martinez. It was a really powerful two days for me. I learnt a lot more than just lettering—she's a great teacher (and very funny)—and I think my work went up a level, or maybe even two, as a result. And not just the lettering part, something about the way she teaches made me more conscious about all of my work."

Carol C.
Visual Practitioner

"Thank you for all your teaching and support this year. You’ve given me such a love of lettering and enjoyment of the process. I’ve been blown away by your talent as a creative and also as a very holistic teacher. Your attention to the body and soul as well as the marks on a page have helped me to get back in touch with my creative self."

Kate J.
Visual Practitioner

Cancellation Policy

We get it, life happens.

If you must cancel, you have the option of finding a replacement and transferring your spot to another participant at no additional cost. If there is a waiting list and your spot can be filled, you will be refunded 100% of the registration fee.

If the above conditions have not been met, the amount paid minus a $150 processing fee will be refunded for all cancellations received in writing two weeks prior to the event. No refunds will be granted for cancellations received after that time, but registrations can be transferred to other events or participants at no additional cost.

Please note before making travel arrangements: All workshops must reach a minimum number of participants in order to make. I like to ensure a full workshop 2 months before the date. If a workshop is cancelled due to low numbers, the price of the workshop will be refunded 100% or you may apply the funds to a future workshop or online offering.


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