ARTIST FEATURE - UMBERTO SIGNS

ARTIST FEATURE – UMBERTO SIGNS

Robert Walker specialises in traditional signwriting and reverse glass signs under the name Signs by Umberto. We had a chat about his recent mural and his QEST Scholarship to train with David A Smith MBE but first, for those unfamiliar…

Fleur Designers Paint - Verdigris

Fleur Designers Paint – Verdigris

Fleur Designer’s Paint Verdigris is a four-part paint system consisting of a primer, copper paint, reagent, and clear finish, all items are available separately. The paint comes in two shades of copper and contains tiny copper particles that oxidise when…

Artist Feature - Archie Proudfoot

Artist Feature – Archie Proudfoot

I had been meaning to catch up with Archie for a little while now, his work combines immense technical ability with an eloquent understanding of design, the results are a stylised asththeic, rooted in tradition and craftmanship – and it…

The Gilbert Legacy

The Gilbert Legacy

Back in 2020, we were contacted by the volunteer-run community sign writing project, ‘The Gilbert Legacy’. The idea was they were going to run a number of sign painting classes in Morecambe, hosted in the Good Things Studio.Unfortunately, like everything…

Gold & Metal Leaf

Gold & Metal Leaf

There’s a lot to consider when buying gold leaf, genuine or imitation, loose of transfer, thickness, etc. I’m going to try and break it down and make it a little easier! SizeEach book of genuine gold leaf contains 25 leaves…

The 26 Letters

The 26 Letters

Following on from the success of the Sign Painters Academy, Paul Myerscough has released the 26 Letters series. Its a collection of real time videos that demonstate a huge range of techniques and allow you to see up close how…