Gemma O’Brien is a designer, illustrator and artist based in Australia. While studying design at the College of Fine Arts in Sydney, Gemma was introduced to letterpress printing, and went on to build a career around illustrative lettering and hand-painted typographic murals. Her expressive style is sought after by global brands including Apple, Nike, Google and The New York Times. Gemma exhibits with China Heights Gallery in Sydney and participates in group shows around the world.
Session: Elevating Lettering to Art
Join Australian artist Gemma O’Brien for a step-by-step look at her art and design process. From collecting inspiration, sketching by hand, to painting the final piece, Gemma will share insights and tips on how she takes her designs off the page and into a physical space. With live demos in analogue and digital, this session is perfect for designers who want to escape the screen and try their hand at calligraphy, lettering, and painting.