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…

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…

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…

London Letterheads 2018

London Letterheads 2018

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…

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…

Martin & Tom's Alternative Christmas Windows in Limerick, Ireland.

Martin & Tom’s Alternative Christmas Windows in Limerick, Ireland.

  Limerick based Signwriter Tom Collins & Cork based Painter Martin Finnin will come together for a series of ‘alternative Christmas Windows’ on the 23rd and 24th of November. All proceeds raised from each of the participating business’s collections will be donated to…

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David Kynaston presents his Roman & Copperplate Brush Set

In this video David Kynaston talks us through his Roman & Copperplate Brush Set, while demonstrating the beautiful lines and sharp serifs you can produce with them! David recently put together a limited run of these beautiful brush sets, this time…