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by Anthony Bennett
Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: The Art of Gold Leaf Glass Signs
Replies: 40
Views: 6720

Re: The Art of Gold Leaf Glass Signs

Good for you for having a go at it.
Its better than I could have done.
Can you do some more articles, say "acid etching at home without killing someone for the complete newbie" and "20 things to do with Restoration Glass"

Please :D
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Dec 06, 2011 2:56 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Ben Sherman. Glass Gilding NYC
Replies: 6
Views: 1557

Re: Ben Sherman. Glass Gilding NYC

Thanks for sharing Dave.
Lovely worker.
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Dec 05, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: The Art of Gold Leaf Glass Signs
Replies: 40
Views: 6720

Re: The Art of Gold Leaf Glass Signs

Good find, I especially liked the link to a fantastic site.
http://www.customglasssigns.com/
Don't know if anyone has heard of it :D
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: A history of victorian glassworks and catalouges in the U.K?
Replies: 2
Views: 687

Re: A history of victorian glassworks and catalouges in the U.K?

Hi Dave, Thanks for the addidtional info. I came across Mark Bowdens details as a result of research and I just put Mark Bowden & Co into Google and followed any and all links. There is someone on FlickR looking for more information . I might just blast that ad into glass or maybe even some stone..N...
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Nov 20, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: A history of victorian glassworks and catalouges in the U.K?
Replies: 2
Views: 687

A history of victorian glassworks and catalouges in the U.K?

Hi All, I always look in wonder at the work that was made by Rawson & Evans and also the catalogues that people share on the forum. But I have always wondered what exactly is available from the annuls of UK based ornamental glassworks but have not had much success in identifying anyone of note and e...
by Anthony Bennett
Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:59 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: How to make Asphaltum Varnish...
Replies: 12
Views: 4278

Re: How to make Asphaltum Varnish...

Great find Larry.
Thanks for sharing
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Nov 15, 2011 1:31 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: No news?
Replies: 87
Views: 31402

Re: No news?

Thanks for the step by step Bruce, I understand.
The wife has her eyes on my replacing our current splashback so.......

Im still saving up to come visit.

Erik, don't think drainage, think cavity wall insulation and you will get it.
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Nov 15, 2011 12:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lear
Replies: 44
Views: 8692

Re: Lear

Wish I had an ounce of your talent/ability/skills DAve.
Good job.
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:29 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: No news?
Replies: 87
Views: 31402

Re: No news?

Bruce,
I take it your splashbacks are made of safety glass?
I think they have to be in the UK.

How do you attach the finished piece to the wall, are they glued on or is there some secret fixing used please?
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:27 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Procedure for laying gold
Replies: 9
Views: 1562

Re: Procedure for laying gold

Cheers Dave.
Not a book for the beginner like myself then :D
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Nov 11, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 218936

Re: Original Dead Men

Nice
by Anthony Bennett
Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:30 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Procedure for laying gold
Replies: 9
Views: 1562

Re: Procedure for laying gold

Very interesting post Dave.
Is the book available as a whole please?
by Anthony Bennett
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What's a "Conclave"
Replies: 1
Views: 555

Re: What's a "Conclave"

Any chance of you posting some of them photos roderick?

Some times theres loads of smart glass work to see and its nice to put a name to a face.
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: No news?
Replies: 87
Views: 31402

Re: No news?

Beautiful work Bruce, I have never been on the trams when visiting Melbourne. But next time I will go see and maybe have the meal :D
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Nov 06, 2011 12:44 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: P.C. Wright & Son . Signwriters, England
Replies: 5
Views: 2064

Re: P.C. Wright & Son . Signwriters, England

Beaut work, beaut colours.
Thanks for the share.
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: No news?
Replies: 87
Views: 31402

Re: No news?

That's a cracking find Larry.
by Anthony Bennett
Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lear
Replies: 44
Views: 8692

Re: Lear

FAntastic stuff, thanks for sharing.
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Goodman Properties Piece
Replies: 7
Views: 1104

Re: Goodman Properties Piece

Yes, nice job.
Is that clear or black behind the name please?
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Esoteric sign supply
Replies: 5
Views: 2235

Re: Esoteric sign supply

Very interesting indeed Roderick.


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by Anthony Bennett
Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:41 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Commonwealth Varnish Co- Free varnish
Replies: 13
Views: 2713

Re: Commonwealth Varnish Co- Free varnish

I had the grandson over, hes four and he wanted a "sleepover" :D He had a bit of a night cough so I got the short straw and in my trying to get back to sleep about 3am I started counting the sheeps when I had a thought right out of the Blue. So, what did happen to Frank and the Commonwealth Varnish ...
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Oct 28, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: How hot is Marbeling and Woodgraining over there?
Replies: 6
Views: 1445

Re: How hot is Marbeling and Woodgraining over there?

Hi Erik,
those liinks are in a non english language. do you have a translation please?
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: DIY Chrome kit
Replies: 19
Views: 6313

Re: DIY Chrome kit

Ismael Alvarado wrote:
erikwinkler wrote:Use a hairblower/heatgun put it on maximum blowpower temperature 60 degrees celcius and then immediatly, when the silver is back to 37 degrees, clear coat it again.
WOW...I will have to try that....Thanks... :D
Did it work for you Ismael, hows the diy chrome experiment coming along?
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Oct 22, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: No news?
Replies: 87
Views: 31402

Re: No news?

Erik,
Thanks for that 3 d link.
Absolutely breath taking.
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Oct 14, 2011 1:42 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: No news?
Replies: 87
Views: 31402

Re: No news?

That sounds great Erik, did you get any photos please?
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:23 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Hamilton Bank Note-Completed & Framed!
Replies: 53
Views: 30645

Re: Hamilton Bank Note-Completed & Framed!

I love the stuff you do Larry.
All masterpieces. Thanks for sharing.
by Anthony Bennett
Thu Sep 08, 2011 2:17 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 218936

Re: Original Dead Men

I was shooting Buffalo out of a window in my house, when a friend came round wearing a clown suit he got in Cleveland ( a seaside resort near Bristol U.K.) He had with him a prtable Media drive so we plugged it into my TV and I found there was a film called Dead Man. starring a Mr W. Blake and Nobod...
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Aug 26, 2011 2:26 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: gold leaf workshop
Replies: 5
Views: 1436

Re: gold leaf workshop

Raymond Chapman wrote:That attorney's name looks awfully familiar.


hehehehehe
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Aug 22, 2011 6:02 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Inspirational Artwork -Modern street.
Replies: 0
Views: 1060

Inspirational Artwork -Modern street.

Just last week, the City Council of Bristol United Kingdom decided to take a leaf out of Melbourne,Australia's book and make a run down street in the city centre more attractive. Costing £80,000 they gave permission to invited street artists from around the world to come and paint legally where norm...
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Aug 22, 2011 4:32 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Rawson and Evans on Archive.org on PDF
Replies: 10
Views: 2510

Re: Rawson and Evans on Archive.org on PDF

Pat, those are two very thought provoking posts there.
Very Very Interesting.
Thanks for stirring the sludge that is my mind.