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by Larry White
Tue May 27, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Tinting between glass and leaf
Replies: 14
Views: 6814

Re: Tinting between glass and leaf

My approach is a little different than Rod's. The problem with Rod's method, is if you water gild the 23K brightlines first, you then have to get the excess gold out of the glue chipped letter centers... arduous at best... My approach was, after the glue chipping, I applied a clear vinyl mask over t...
by Larry White
Fri May 23, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Tinting between glass and leaf
Replies: 14
Views: 6814

Re: Tinting between glass and leaf

I've had very good results using transparent artist oil colors, like for fine oil painting. If you look on the tube, it'll say "Transparent". Use only the transparent variety. Semi-transparent and opaque types won't work. Also, on the tube, will be a color fastness rating. Get the highest rating ava...
by Larry White
Fri Apr 18, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Wednesday April 16 Changeover
Replies: 12
Views: 5209

Re: Wednesday April 16 Changeover

Hey Mike, and Danny, and everyone else that's kept this going over the years....

THANKS!

...can I get an Amen!? :D
by Larry White
Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:36 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glue chipping question
Replies: 12
Views: 7104

Re: Glue chipping question

If you've gone that far with your project, let it ride and see if it chips. A good idea is to set it up inside somewhere with some additional heat. I find my glass chips good around 100 degrees. A small circulating fan helps too. I do it in a chipping cabinet, which might be a good idea in Florida. ...
by Larry White
Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:14 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Hand Lettering Mess
Replies: 6
Views: 3734

Re: Hand Lettering Mess

Pierre Tardif from Canada has recently completed an instructional brush lettering film. I believe it will be available at the end of the month. If his instruction is as good as his lettering, it ought to be a darn good video! Perhaps you should look into acquiring one. The Abc of Sign Painting Hey, ...
by Larry White
Wed Mar 19, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: California Conclave 2014!
Replies: 15
Views: 8743

Re: California Conclave 2014!

The group picture from last month's 29th Annual Conclave!
CC2014 group.jpg
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We had a lively time!
by Larry White
Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: California Conclave 2014!
Replies: 15
Views: 8743

Re: California Conclave 2014!

Got my Cal-Oro piece finished up today, made a nice frame for it.
Now it's ready to hang on the wall and enjoy!


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by Larry White
Thu Mar 13, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Graffiti on Historic Ghost Sign
Replies: 8
Views: 3976

Re: Graffiti on Historic Ghost Sign

Tell 'em to just leave it....its a sign of the times....
it too can become a ghost sign in a hundred years....

Guess I'm amazed that anyone really cares about that old sign...
other than us sign painters...
by Larry White
Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: The Hensley Co.
Replies: 85
Views: 49818

Re: The Hensley Co.

My brother sent me this picture of an old Coca-Cola sign he saw at the Goodwill.
Looks like a Hensley piece. They were asking $99 for it...seems a little high for a thrift store piece.
Hey, if anyone wants it, I could make arrangements.
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by Larry White
Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: California Conclave 2014!
Replies: 15
Views: 8743

Re: California Conclave 2014!

Nice job on the Cal-Conclave piece, Rich.

I've been working on the Cal-Oro piece at a steady pace...'cause there's no reason to hurry....

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by Larry White
Wed Feb 26, 2014 5:06 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 292202

Re: Original Dead Men

When I went down to Daine's this last weekend...well, I received...present.
A present from one Roderick "The Kid" Treece....didn't take me too long to fix
it right up!

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Thanks Rod!
by Larry White
Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: California Conclave 2014!
Replies: 15
Views: 8743

Re: California Conclave 2014!

Here's the popcorn wagon we did down at the Conclave.

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by Larry White
Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: California Conclave 2014!
Replies: 15
Views: 8743

Re: California Conclave 2014!

Here is the artwork used to create the Cal-Oro piece.
Cal-Oro.jpg
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by Larry White
Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:46 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: California Conclave 2014!
Replies: 15
Views: 8743

California Conclave 2014!

The California Conclave wrapped up another successful meeting! Started back in 1985 by the late Rick Glawson, it continues on with many of the old hands, and some new ones to carry on the craft, hosted by Dean Ross out in Bakersfield, California. It was the 29th annual meeting! ...Which means next y...
by Larry White
Sat Feb 15, 2014 4:24 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 292202

Re: Original Dead Men

Thanks all you Dead Man fans!

This Original Dead Man post has hit 100,000 views!

Pretty soon, we'll be posting something worth looking at....

....but I don't know!

....100,000...& one....every man's got a right to make a profit...


YEE HAW!
by Larry White
Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:13 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: La Belle Miette
Replies: 11
Views: 4793

Re: La Belle Miette

Exquisite Bruce!
Simply outstanding!

Love those letters!

Bias?....more like Right!

Great job!
by Larry White
Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:48 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 292202

Re: Original Dead Men

http://www.walljewelry.com/post/SomethinInDunfriesweb.jpg Couple years back, we did up this little commemorative piece. Found this better frame for it over at Mantiques, in Niles, CA. I think this new frames makes this piece a lot better! Artwork for it was by Ken Davis....aka Stubby Preston.... Yo...
by Larry White
Mon Jan 27, 2014 11:21 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Very interesting ebay find
Replies: 11
Views: 5908

Re: Very interesting ebay find

It is possible to download a digital copy of the scans that Damon made from the flickr site. The original size downloads are 1440 x 1080, which isn't a bad size....better than nothing. I suppose.
by Larry White
Wed Oct 16, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: New Font Site
Replies: 2
Views: 1663

Re: New Font Site

Glad to see you got this up and going!
Good job!
by Larry White
Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:51 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Finished piece
Replies: 5
Views: 2681

Re: Finished piece

Hey! Lookie there!

Nice job Charlie!
by Larry White
Thu Sep 26, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Gilding Precast Letters
Replies: 3
Views: 1773

Re: Gilding Precast Letters

Give Tony Segale a call...he's probably doing it as we speak.
Seems he's got it all figured out.
by Larry White
Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Yet another newbie
Replies: 38
Views: 18816

Re: Yet another newbie

WOW!...
by Larry White
Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:32 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Yet another newbie
Replies: 38
Views: 18816

Re: Yet another newbie

Very nice work!

Looks like you could give us some advice!

Brilliant!
by Larry White
Fri Aug 02, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 292202

Re: Original Dead Men

We're just a bunch of weary gilders.....

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by Larry White
Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 3D Printers...
Replies: 2
Views: 1760

3D Printers...

My brother sent me this not so interesting article on the advance of 3D printers.
Thought I'd share it here.

LA Times Article on 3D Printers
by Larry White
Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:30 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lewis & Mathews glass sign...
Replies: 3
Views: 1875

Lewis & Mathews glass sign...

I had posted this under Roderick's topic, but figured I'd give it it's own...I'm still at it... 8) http://www.walljewelry.com/post/LMsign.jpg I just delivered this latest 28" x 16" commissioned glass sign. Hand drew the main title, then vectored it. Used some Mike Jackson ornaments. Computer fonts o...
by Larry White
Tue Jun 11, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Latest glass signs
Replies: 46
Views: 22016

Re: Latest glass signs

Moved this reply to it's own topic.
Lewis & Mathews glass sign topic
by Larry White
Fri Jun 07, 2013 10:10 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Sign Painter's Fantasy Camp
Replies: 15
Views: 6930

Re: Sign Painter's Fantasy Camp

Exaybachay!....

(He who talks loud, saying nothing)
by Larry White
Tue May 28, 2013 1:42 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Making a font
Replies: 14
Views: 5897

Re: Making a font

Or this....

Artist Fonts

...but I don't know....
by Larry White
Tue May 28, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Making a font
Replies: 14
Views: 5897

Re: Making a font

You could try this font site,

Fat Daddy Fonts

at least they'll answer your email.

-LW