Signwriters: Leeds Meet-Up

We love looking at the highlights from a sign writer’s meet-up that took place last month at Light Space, Leeds. It’s always a pleasure to sponsor sign writing events that are full of talent and fun! Hosted by Kieran and the…

Gallery : Historical Printing Plates

Having a clear out of our brushmaking warehouse recently, we came across these fantastic printing plates. The box they were in simply said “Printer’s bookplates” so we guess they were used for printing a catalogue – possibly litho printed, but…

TIXE

“TIXE, FABULOUS PAINTS SINCE 1939” ‘Quality and continuous innovation.’ TIXE TIXE dates back to 1939. Initially a reference point for the production of metallic pigment paints, the company soon became an industrial reality, capable of managing different product and service…

London Letterheads 2018
Mixol : All you need to know

MIXOL UNIVERSAL TINTS General Technical details for users of MIXOL multi-purpose tinting pastes Mixol is a binder-free multi-purpose tinting paste. Not to be confused with ready-made paint! Always shake thoroughly before and close lid firmly after using in order to…

Sign Update Magazine Feature - Brushmaking

Charlotte Wormley-Healing, Manager of A. S. Handover, talks to Sign Update Magazine… What hair is used in signwriting brushes? The ideal fill for a signwriting brush would be a fine hair with a sharp point and plenty of spring so…

20th & 21st January - Pictorial Workshop with Amsterdam Signpainter Jasper Andries
Jerry Ronda's 2016 Letterheads Review

In this guest post, Jerry Ronda writes about his experience at the fantastic 2016 Letterheads event in Amsterdam! Jerry’s Letterheads 2016 Once upon a time….. there was a schoolkid named Jerry Ronda (me) and he needed an internship for his…

One day pinstriping course with Tino Blasco on the 29th April.

Learn to Pinstripe with master pinstriper Tino Blasco and Mr. Brush Urethane Pinstriping Paints (available to buy here). This is a one day course where you can learn all you might need you need to know about pinstriping if you’re a…

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The newest innovation that is a must-have for gilders that gild on flat surfaces, glass, or rounded surfaces. In July 2013, professional gilder Nancy Thorn, along with nine other gilders, was contracted to restore the Legion of Honor’s 18th-century French…