Letterheads 2018: London Calling

Letterheads 2018: London Calling

In planning since July 2017, Letterheads 2018: London Calling came and went far too quickly following the opening party on 15 August. Now that the dust has settled, the organising team present the following summary of what happened for all…

Signwriters: Leeds Meet-Up

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

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…

London Letterheads 2018

London Letterheads 2018

Mixol : All you need to know

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

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

20th & 21st January – Pictorial Workshop with Amsterdam Signpainter Jasper Andries

Jerry Ronda's 2016 Letterheads Review

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.

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…

Arundel Eccentrics at Liberty, London

Arundel Eccentrics at Liberty, London

Last year Arundel Eccentrics  used Handover brushes, gilt creams and our Applicraft Cracquelure glazes to create these beautiful chests and tables for Liberty, London. Craquelure is the fine pattern of dense “cracking” formed on the surface of materials, either as part of the process…