Ovation style Applause acoustic guitar, stripped back and hand painted using specialist hard wearing sign writers paints with a one off original design of a kingfisher diving for brook trout with a Hokusai inspired wave in the foreground.
Viscid - Display Typeface - A painterly font based upon styles found in old sign writers manuals. Painted using thick gloss paint strokes, it has imperfections for a handmade retro feel. It’s place is either on posters, billboards or somewhere used in large sizes, and seems to shout out of the page. By Thrift & Thistle $13 #brush #handlettering #italic #affiliatelink
Traditionally sign written using sable and squirrel hair sign writers chisel brushes, sign writers enamel paint and mahl stick
John Stevens- Another part of my upcoming book. I have been adding built-up brush modern versals to my classes on capitals. This one is pointed brush, but there is another version where I use a smaller broad-edge rigger as I did as a sign writer. They're fun and more expressive, thus useful for the average calligrapher. #aroseisarose
Welcome, My name is Jack Hollands. I am a traditional sign writer born and raised in London. I graduated from University of the Creative Arts with a first class degree in Graphic Design with honours. I then carried out a signwriting.
Mural Mural on the Wall… The Traditional London sign writer in a fair modern setting