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…

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…

Jo Poulton - Paint School

Jo Poulton – Paint School

Earlier this year I spent a great day with Jo Poulton at her studio in Chiswick for one of her woodgraining courses. Jo is a professional specialist decorator who also teaches decorative paint effects, gilding, woodgraining and Venetian plaster finishes…

The Sign Painters Academy

The Sign Painters Academy

The Sign Painters Academy is an all-encompassing online sign painting course launched by Paul Myerscough of Bespoke Signs. It offers a thorough insight into the techniques and skills needed for a career in sign painting. Primarily video-based, you are able…

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…

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…

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…

Signpainter and graphic designer Shon Price paints for The Rolling Stones / Hilfiger Denim

Signpainter and graphic designer Shon Price paints for The Rolling Stones / Hilfiger Denim

Recently, signwriter and graphic designer Shon Price – along with a group of other signwriters, some from Amsterdam, others from all around the world – painted three Rolling Stones logos on to 300 Tommy Hilfiger leather Jackets, using 1 Shot…

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Interview : Decorative Artist Noel Donnellan

noeldonnellan.com → This week we spoke to Noel Donnellan, a decorative artist and specialist interior decorator based in Ireland, who recently published this entrancing short movie on his latest project; he used our 23K Gold transfer for this Moroccan Powder Room and Gilded Islamic…