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by Cal Trauter
Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:07 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Quills
Replies: 6
Views: 3505

Re: Quills

Hey David, The learning curve for signpainting can be high. You might want to check out Pierre's lettering DVD. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10201461592933823&set=a.3322985685551.2117634.1595621878&type=1 There should be enough info there to get you off to a great start. Feel free to pm m...
by Cal Trauter
Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Code of Ethics
Replies: 6
Views: 2855

Re: Code of Ethics

Hey Roderick,
Nice post and well spoken.
Cheers,
Cal
by Cal Trauter
Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Invasion from across two ponds
Replies: 6
Views: 2689

Re: Invasion from across two ponds

Thanks Roderick, nice to see all the smiling faces and the fantastic talent in one spot.
Thanks for sharing. Cheers,
Cal
by Cal Trauter
Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Invasion from across two ponds
Replies: 6
Views: 2689

Re: Invasion from across two ponds

Say Hi, have fun and post photos,
Cheers
by Cal Trauter
Mon Jun 24, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: New in Signs and questioning !
Replies: 8
Views: 3494

Re: New in Signs and questioning !

Hey Olivier, What I found out about using Tinting White and Tinting Black, is that they work well for tinting and shading. I don't know chemically what the difference is, but today mixing a Pantone (PMS) colour, this is where the tinting White shines. The Pantone system called for a transparent Whit...
by Cal Trauter
Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Spreading rumors
Replies: 1
Views: 1240

Re: Spreading rumors

Hey Bob, I heard rumours back in February that PPG did. Check out the link. Other than that no confirmations from anyone else. Cheers, Cal. http://www.paintsquare.com/news/?fuseaction=view&id=8579 And this one from Matthews Paint/PPG http://www.ppg.com/coatings/matthewspaint/products/pages/newbrands...
by Cal Trauter
Fri May 31, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Latest glass signs
Replies: 46
Views: 23427

Re: Latest glass signs

Thanks Roderick,
I appreciate the talent and the sharing.
Cheers,
Cal
Ps get to see your smiling face on the Sign Painter's movie on the 7th & 8th

http://www.theprovince.com/TheProvince/ ... story.html
by Cal Trauter
Sun Apr 21, 2013 11:42 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Latest glass signs
Replies: 46
Views: 23427

Re: Latest glass signs

Thanks for sharing. Love it.
by Cal Trauter
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Help! Oil-base chalkboard paint discontinued
Replies: 5
Views: 2295

Re: Help! Oil-base chalkboard paint discontinued

Here's a Canadian Co. that still makes great oil based chalk board paint. Dynamic Paints.
/www.getpainting.com/english/index.htm
It appears that they have US dealers, although you may have to contact them to find out where.
Good Luck
by Cal Trauter
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Customer video
Replies: 10
Views: 4436

Re: Customer video

Thanks Ash, Kind words and I look forward to meeting again down the road. Thanks Bob, MidWest Sign supply, won a gift voucher at a letterhead meet, which I put toward this kit, and it was shipped to another meet where I picked it up,so lots of memories. Also Mr. Doug, thanks I think, you will notice...
by Cal Trauter
Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Customer video
Replies: 10
Views: 4436

Re: Customer video

Hey, Thanks for the kind comments. Grateful to be part of carrying on the craft.
Cheers, Cal
by Cal Trauter
Sun Mar 17, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Customer video
Replies: 10
Views: 4436

Customer video

Hey my first post here. I was technology challenged, but here goes. This video was shot by my customer while painting her windows.
Love this type of customer. Enjoy and pass on.
Cal.
http://youtu.be/LykMkwT5gY8