BLAG

BLAG

BLAG (Better Letters Magazine) is an online and brand new print publication about everything sign painting, featuring history, projects and most importantly the people involved with the craft. BLAG is the latest project by Sam Roberts, creator of Ghostsigns and…

Tactile Collective

Tactile Collective

Founded in 2017, Tactile is a collaborative project between lettering pros and Alphabetics Anonymous members Jake Tyler & Hana Sunny Whaler. The annual event is entering its fourth year and is returning to its original concept of a social space…

NEW PRODUCT - Letterpress Prints

NEW PRODUCT – Letterpress Prints

The history of Handover regularly brings up some beautiful objects, old labels, discontinued brushes, but nothing quite like these letterpress plates from the late 1940s. Found by our brushmaker carefully wrapped in paper – including some advertising window posters from…

Handover Signwriting and Pinstriping Enamel

Handover Signwriting and Pinstriping Enamel

Launched in 2018, our oil-based enamel range has been designed for signwriting and pinstriping to provide vibrancy, flexibility, durability, and excellent coverage. The paint flows well, and it can also be thinned with white spirit if necessary. Touch dry in…

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…

Reverse Glass Gilding

Reverse Glass Gilding

I’m so excited to finally have a reverse glass gilding tutorial! Here at Handover, we get asked a lot about the process of reverse glass gilding, Jay Holland, more often known as Greater Opacity, has created this tutorial to de-mystify…

Surface Gilding and Directional Burnishing

Surface Gilding and Directional Burnishing

Newcastle based Alex Richardson of Mango Signs has put together this brilliant tutorial on surface gilding and the wizardry of directional burnishing! Check out his video and instructions below, and to see more of Alex’s work, visit his Instagram here!…

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…