Workshop : Pinstriping with Von Leadfoot

Workshop : Pinstriping with Von Leadfoot

This one day pinstriping workshop run by A.S. Handover and master pinstriper Von Leadfoot is the perfect way to get your foot in the door and learn all the basic tips, tricks and insider know-how to get off to a…

Interview : Signwriter Edward Bennett

Interview : Signwriter Edward Bennett

This week we’ve got Edward Bennett – or Eddy Artist – in for an interview. Edward talks about growing up with artists for parents, the difficulty of navigating a city when you’re constantly looking up at signs, and his favourite…

Interview: Signwriter and Glass Gilder Alex May Hughes

Interview: Signwriter and Glass Gilder Alex May Hughes

alexmayhughes.co.uk →   This week we spoke with signwriter, glass gilder and Simpson’s enthusiast, Alex May Hughes. Alex talks about future projects, how she makes time for her own work amongst paid work, and how being a signwriter means you…

Interview: Signwriter and Pinstriper Von Leadfoot

Interview: Signwriter and Pinstriper Von Leadfoot

vonleadfoot.com → This week we spoke to Von Leadfoot, and he imparts wisdom such as; ‘I think part of what we do as sign painters and designers is reference the past. “Those who don’t know history, are doomed to think…

Interview: Henry Van Der Vijver

Interview: Henry Van Der Vijver

1. How did you end up turning your talent as an artist to becoming a craftsman and specialist decorator? At the age of 15 I was preparing to leave school that summer and had been accepted on a college course…

Love Letters from Limerick

Love Letters from Limerick

Last Autumn the staff at Handover went to Limerick for a signwriting exhibition hosted by signpainter Tom Collins and Fab Lab Limerick. ‘Love Letters from Limerick is a series of events that celebrates the art of traditional hand lettering and…