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by Andrew Paul
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Any books on Mirroring glasss
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Re: Any books on Mirroring glasss

If you'd like to get some real in depth info, look for "Mirrors; A guide to the manufacture of mirrors and reflecting surfaces" by Bruno Schweig. It gets pretty deep into the chemistry of it all, but has a ton of information. I was able to order a copy from my library - they actually had a copy! - a...
by Andrew Paul
Wed May 14, 2014 11:15 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: mdo and paint questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1894

Re: mdo and paint questions

Thanks Guys...

I'm always torn between "just do it" and "but will it last?".

thanks for the advice.

andrew
by Andrew Paul
Wed May 14, 2014 12:23 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: mdo and paint questions
Replies: 5
Views: 1894

mdo and paint questions

Hey guys - Just got the opportunity to do an interior hanging sign inside a restaurant. I was thinking of using MDO, and so I've been looking around for some advice on paints to use, as I've never worked with it before. The design of the sign involves a matte black background, with white/cream lette...
by Andrew Paul
Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:11 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Wednesday April 16 Changeover
Replies: 12
Views: 3942

Re: Wednesday April 16 Changeover

Mike -

This forum and the website have both been invaluable. I thank you for all the hard work, and I can't wait to see the final results!!
by Andrew Paul
Sat Apr 26, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: double paned window issues
Replies: 7
Views: 2565

Re: double paned window issues

Thanks for all the help, guys.

I'll definitely consider the outside next time!
by Andrew Paul
Wed Apr 23, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: double paned window issues
Replies: 7
Views: 2565

Re: double paned window issues

Thanks Guys - the client is happy with it, but we'll see if I can handle it - I have to drive by it pretty regularly!

a quick follow up - If I use one-shot when painting the outside, should I varnish over it for extra protection?

much appreciated.
by Andrew Paul
Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: double paned window issues
Replies: 7
Views: 2565

double paned window issues

Hey Guys - I've been a member of this forum for a while, but never had the guts to post any of my work - there's waaaay too much talent here for a beginner like myself. I've been gilding and painting for about a year now, and I've come across the first problem I can't find any tips or advice for sol...