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by DAVE SMITH
Wed May 15, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 216895

Re: Original Dead Men

If you can't find me I'll be sitting in the corner of the Green Frog.
by DAVE SMITH
Tue May 14, 2013 5:21 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Irish Mirrors from Peter Mcullens travels
Replies: 14
Views: 3518

Irish Mirrors from Peter Mcullens travels

Posting these pictures on behave of my good friend Peter Mcullen from Ireland.
some lovely work on these panels.
Enjoy!
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by DAVE SMITH
Tue May 14, 2013 5:17 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork
Replies: 19
Views: 4453

Re: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork

Hello Once again many thanks to you all for these lovely comments. Andrew I use Nazdar ink for the screening or hand painting onto glass, it feels like the old intenso range of glass enamels.

Thanks
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lefranc original gold size.
Replies: 35
Views: 7645

Re: Lefranc original gold size.

I'm glad i asked the question now, all very interesting!

Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Wed Apr 17, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lefranc original gold size.
Replies: 35
Views: 7645

Re: Lefranc original gold size.

You got lucky with that Erik. Does he have any more he could part with?
Thanks
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Sun Apr 14, 2013 1:41 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lefranc original gold size.
Replies: 35
Views: 7645

Re: Lefranc original gold size.

I did the same Erik. no one. thanks for the link Jerry/Danny.
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:40 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lefranc original gold size.
Replies: 35
Views: 7645

Re: Lefranc original gold size.

Never know Erik, maybe just worth a go. i see some experiments coming!

keep us informed.

Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lefranc original gold size.
Replies: 35
Views: 7645

Re: Lefranc original gold size.

Thanks Tony! and thanks everyone for the advice here. Always a good place to drop in for info.

Luna it is then. Where is the best place to buy this stuff?

cheers
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:55 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lefranc original gold size.
Replies: 35
Views: 7645

Re: Lefranc original gold size.

Thanks both of you. sounds promising!...
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Tue Apr 09, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lefranc original gold size.
Replies: 35
Views: 7645

Re: Lefranc original gold size.

As Tony Segale would say , lucky skunk!
by DAVE SMITH
Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:22 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lefranc original gold size.
Replies: 35
Views: 7645

Lefranc original gold size.

I am totally out of the original lead based Lefrac goldsize, i was wondering if anyone here could help me out with a few tins of the 3 hour and 12 hour. The new product is just not reliable enough. any help also on new products that you guys would recommend mainly for glass work.? . my email is chap...
by DAVE SMITH
Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:38 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Jameson Whiskey Limited Edition Bottle and glass
Replies: 11
Views: 3088

Re: Jameson Whiskey Limited Edition Bottle and glass

Thankyou very much for such nice comments you guys. Ashley it's a pleasure to share this skill with you and others ,thankyou for saying that. I've learnt so much from many here and especially back in the Fine Gold Days which we all miss very much. Let's keep on sharing this artform with the world , ...
by DAVE SMITH
Sun Mar 31, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Jameson Whiskey Limited Edition Bottle and glass
Replies: 11
Views: 3088

Re: Jameson Whiskey Limited Edition Bottle and glass

Family and friends shot.
Thanks
Dave
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by DAVE SMITH
Sun Mar 31, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Jameson Whiskey Limited Edition Bottle and glass
Replies: 11
Views: 3088

Jameson Whiskey Limited Edition Bottle and glass

Like to share this with you guys. We had a fun weekend over at the St. Patricks day celebrations in Dublin on the 17th March. Jameson went all out to look after all 10 of us that made the trip. They treated us like royalty! everything paid for including flights. The Irish sure do know how to party! ...
by DAVE SMITH
Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork
Replies: 19
Views: 4453

Re: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork

Thanks very much. Pleased you enjoyed the film. Bill the ink was made for high temprature kiln firing, i'll get back to you with the name when i get 5 minutes to dig the info out. cheers.
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork
Replies: 19
Views: 4453

Re: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork

It's like a small family here for me. Those comments are just lovely by everyone of you. I never thought it would get to all this from when i thought about the idea of making a film about the cover. On my Facebook page it has gone truly nuts! to say the least. Today i recieved over 300 emails mainly...
by DAVE SMITH
Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork
Replies: 19
Views: 4453

Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork

We finally managed to get clearance from Sony to show this film about the artwork and some glass signs that i made last year for John Mayer.

We uploaded yesterday to many sites including Vimeo.

Hope you all enjoy it.
Thanks
Dave
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by DAVE SMITH
Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:36 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Award
Replies: 13
Views: 2629

Re: Award

Hi Tyler.
If you go to the heading the The Works and then choose United Kingdom should just take you to my spot.

Thanks for trying.
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:17 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Award
Replies: 13
Views: 2629

Re: Award

Thanks everyone who voted for me. The stats are climbing slowly thanks to you guys. appreciate it.
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:00 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Award
Replies: 13
Views: 2629

Re: Award

Hi Rod. Click on the tab at the top that says The Work, then click on my part and vote there. cheers matey.
Thanks.
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Thu Feb 07, 2013 3:44 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Award
Replies: 13
Views: 2629

Re: Award

Thankyou Noel and Rod appreciate it lads. I had never heard of this competition Rod, they just phoned me and said i had been nomintated and was down to the last 10, fingers crossed now!. The vote is 50% public and then down to the judges for the other 50% .

Thanks
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Award
Replies: 13
Views: 2629

Award

Hi Everyone. I was recently put up for an Award for the United Kingdom Craft Project (Ketle One Legacy award in Berlin). I'm up against 10 other talented craftsmen and women and would very much appreciate it if you could vote for me. I was sent a link 3 weeks ago , but it has been sitting in my spam...
by DAVE SMITH
Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: My studio's windows and a website update with new photos
Replies: 11
Views: 2702

Re: My studio's windows and a website update with new photos

Bruce, so admire your work, this is so nicely executed. credit to you sir! Hope to be in your neck of the woods this year, will look you up mate.
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass with Class
Replies: 6
Views: 1537

Re: Glass with Class

did you get my email Erik?
by DAVE SMITH
Wed Jan 09, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass with Class
Replies: 6
Views: 1537

Re: Glass with Class

Have you got it Erik?
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:55 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glass with Class
Replies: 6
Views: 1537

Re: Glass with Class

Mark. Thanks for putting this on. I now need to subscribe to Signs of the Times!.

Thanks
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Sun Jan 06, 2013 5:41 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Replicating a broken white acid etched window
Replies: 15
Views: 4572

Re: Replicating a broken white acid etched window

This is nicely made Erik. great job there mate. I see the polypropoleen trays came out good, I should of put some handles in mine.

very well done

Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Sat Dec 15, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Price of Gold Leaf
Replies: 14
Views: 3701

Re: Price of Gold Leaf

Lee. I deal with Clive the owner and also Sam , maybe worth contacting them to see if they would accept Paypal.
Just a thought.

Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:42 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Price of Gold Leaf
Replies: 14
Views: 3701

Re: Price of Gold Leaf

Second that what John said. I also use Wrights and Handover gold due to the clean gild it leaves . Best gold I have found for glass work.
Dave
by DAVE SMITH
Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:21 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: The Ginstitute. Portobello Road ,London
Replies: 24
Views: 6033

Re: The Ginstitute. Portobello Road ,London

Thanks Anthony.

Dave