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by James Kelly
Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:20 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Titanic Letterheads 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 11537

Re: Titanic Letterheads 2012

Sorry folks, but the event is cancelled. My wife Helen says she won't be able to cope with a baby and help run a large meet at the same time and I certainly can't organise it all on my own. So unfortunately I have no choice but to cancel the meeting now rather than waiting to see if help will be av...
by James Kelly
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:15 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror
Replies: 30
Views: 9210

Re: Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror

Wow, that's just insane, mate. Love it!!!
by James Kelly
Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:54 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Titanic Letterheads 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 11537

Re: Titanic Letterheads 2012

Hi folks, all is going well to plan and the dates have been set as Tuesday 17th to Saturday 21st July 2012. I hope to get a website up and running this summer with lots of travel and accommodation info as well as info and pics of the venue.
by James Kelly
Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:50 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Trouble with a carving project
Replies: 2
Views: 1140

Re: Trouble with a carving project

Is Archie a Golden Doodle?
by James Kelly
Mon Dec 22, 2008 5:59 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: New Letterhead Fonts Design
Replies: 39
Views: 12337

Dave, that's just stunning mate.
by James Kelly
Tue Nov 11, 2008 4:19 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass at the Crown Bar Belfast
Replies: 28
Views: 10150

The main signs look good. I'll take the camera the next time I'm up there and post some pics here.
by James Kelly
Tue Nov 11, 2008 4:13 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Titanic Letterheads 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 11537

Look forward to meeting you folks. I know it is a long way off but we really do mean to make this an event you'll remember for the rest of your lives. Dave, that's a fantastic idea, I'll get onto the curator of the museum and Titanic Exhibition and see what he can get. We'll have to organise a good ...
by James Kelly
Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:54 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Titanic Letterheads 2012
Replies: 27
Views: 11537

Titanic Letterheads 2012

We will be hosting a Letterheads event in July 2012 just outside Belfast, Northern Ireland. The name of the event will be Titanic Letterheads & WallDogs 2012 and will be hosted at the Ulster Folk and transport Museum just 10 minutes from Belfast city. The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is a 'living ...
by James Kelly
Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:53 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: "Chez Moose" step by step.....Finished
Replies: 12
Views: 4182

Great step-by-step Joe, thanks.
by James Kelly
Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:38 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass at the Crown Bar Belfast
Replies: 28
Views: 10150

Helen and I had lunch there a few weeks back, Dave. Saw some of your work, great job.
by James Kelly
Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Cars: Animated Show with cool signs
Replies: 4
Views: 1549

LOL, Mike. I saw the movie at the cinema when it came out and thought the signs were great too. I didn't say to the rest of the family as they would just roll their eyes and sigh. When my other half and I were first dating she used to think that I was nuts when we were out inn the car as I would loo...
by James Kelly
Sat Apr 05, 2008 1:58 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass Panels for van
Replies: 15
Views: 4019

Absolutely fantastic, Dave. I hope it dosen't cause too many road accidents!
by James Kelly
Sat Apr 05, 2008 1:19 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Red Bell Glass Panel
Replies: 16
Views: 4928

Put me down for that Dave.
by James Kelly
Sat Jan 19, 2008 8:06 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Restored glass signs for pub
Replies: 24
Views: 10050

Stunning workyet again, Dave. A belated Happy New Year yo you and everyone else on here.
by James Kelly
Sat Jan 19, 2008 7:41 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Pets on your house marker?
Replies: 6
Views: 1965

That's beautiful, Joe, superb detail. What wood is it?
by James Kelly
Sun Dec 23, 2007 4:37 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Measuring "standards"?
Replies: 12
Views: 4223

I never assume anything when i it comes to measurements. I always ask the customer which is the width or height, a bit like the old saying... 'measure twice, cut once'. Following on to what Wayne said, here in the UK we say 8x4's, but for photos it's 8x6's, 10x8's, etc. It seems where you folks put ...
by James Kelly
Thu Dec 13, 2007 4:05 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Waterslide Transfers for glass
Replies: 8
Views: 2923

by James Kelly
Tue Nov 06, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Gold leaf sign
Replies: 24
Views: 9262

Wayne Osborne wrote:Who they kidin'-...and we all know its called "Woolies"anyway!:lol:
That's just because you're too lazy to write all the letters! :lol:
by James Kelly
Mon Nov 05, 2007 11:02 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Gold leaf sign
Replies: 24
Views: 9262

For a signwriter to produce such perfect lettering it doesn't make sense that the kerning is so poor. Without a doubt, a repro job, probably not gold leaf either.
by James Kelly
Mon Oct 22, 2007 8:05 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Bar Panels
Replies: 14
Views: 5128

Absolutely stunning, Dave. You never cease to amaze me.

I hope you signed them so that in a few hundred years folks will know who did them (thinking of the Crown Bar posts).
by James Kelly
Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:43 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass at the Crown Bar Belfast
Replies: 28
Views: 10150

I did a little research and found out a bit more about the Crown Bar. From the mid to late 1800s a regeneration of the catholic faith led to many new churches being built in Ireland and to meet the demand many craftsmen from all over Europe and in particular from Italy, came to Ireland. In the 1880s...
by James Kelly
Thu Sep 20, 2007 11:33 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass at the Crown Bar Belfast
Replies: 28
Views: 10150

Re: Glass at the Crown Bar Belfast

Hi . it seemed strange to see some glue chipping on English pieces which are possibly over 100 years old. Are the pieces English, Dave? The Crown Bar website mentions Italian craftsmen working on the decoration of the pub. I would love to know some of the history of the Crown bar pieces. I will hav...
by James Kelly
Tue May 23, 2006 3:20 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Taos Blue
Replies: 6
Views: 2708

Very interesting, Mike. It is amazing just how resourceful folks were back then. Paint made from milk and lasting 100 years, as the saying goes... we learn something new every day.
by James Kelly
Mon May 22, 2006 11:10 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Letterheads 2006 - Scotland
Replies: 3
Views: 1739

Cheers Mike, it's nice to be here. I've been an admirer of your work and knowledge for years.
by James Kelly
Mon May 15, 2006 1:53 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Letterheads 2006 - Scotland
Replies: 3
Views: 1739

Letterheads 2006 - Scotland

Hi, great site. I've been lurking around here for some time and thought it about time I said hello. I'm form Northern Ireland and have been a signwriter for 25 years. I've just returned from my first Letterheads meet in Scotland and I must say I had the time of my life, I'm now a confirmed Letterhea...