The School of Decorative Art - Manchester

The School of Decorative Art – Manchester

Steve Oxley’s School of Decorative Art is one of very few of its kind within the UK. The school, situated in Manchester, offers opportunities to learn and develop skills in Signwriting, Gilding, Woodgraining and Marbling, under the Bracket of Decorative…

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…

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…

Special Edition David Kynaston Roman & Copperplate Brush Set in Burr Oak

Special Edition David Kynaston Roman & Copperplate Brush Set in Burr Oak

Signwriter David Kynaston recently put together a limited run of his beautiful Copperplate & Roman brush sets, this time in homegrown burr oak, which makes for an absolutely stunning display box as well as a handy place to store these razor…

Kustom Kulture Blast Off 7, Sat 3rd - Sun 4th September 2016

Kustom Kulture Blast Off 7, Sat 3rd – Sun 4th September 2016

We’ll be at this great Kustom Kulture event in September, along with our sister company, Pinstriping UK; hope to see you there!

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…

British Letterheads feature in Sign Business Magazine, March 1995

British Letterheads feature in Sign Business Magazine, March 1995

We recently came across this article in a 1995 issue of Sign Business Magazine; the article details an early British Letterheads meet in Torquay, South Devon – spot the familiar faces! ‘Still in it’s infancy, the British Letterhead movement has…

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…

Guest Post : Von Leadfoot Experiments

Guest Post : Von Leadfoot Experiments

So the other day I found myself in a situation – both out of necessity and by my own curiosity – that forced me to track down an oil based, clear, matte, varnish. Anyone who has looked for this sort…

Product Review : Handover Yellow Low Tack Lining Tape

Product Review : Handover Yellow Low Tack Lining Tape

Long standing Handover customer, master pinstriper, teacher and all round great guy Neil Melliard recently reviewed our new (ish!) low tack lining tape. Here’s what he thought! I have recently been trying out rolls of the 1/4 inch/ 6mm Yellow Low…