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by Larry White
Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:51 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Fast Gold Size
Replies: 19
Views: 8001

Re: Fast Gold Size

I'll second Rod's recommendation on Ron Percell's newly formulated quick size. Ron's size is a lot better than the one-shot.
by Larry White
Tue Nov 13, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Reverse Glass Sign on Antiques Roadshow...
Replies: 1
Views: 1095

Reverse Glass Sign on Antiques Roadshow...

My brother shared this clip with me....

Economy Whiskey sign appraisal

-WB
by Larry White
Wed Oct 03, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

A customer of mine hired me to make him some
tombstones for his halloween party! This is what I came up with...

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...and I enjoyed it...

...72,000 pure bread sons of bitches with lettering quills...and Jenco, facing them alone.....
by Larry White
Tue Oct 02, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

Was workin' on a little job out in the shop...then, "WHACK"... ...da heII was that?... guess it was nothin'... Then I heard some crackling...like glue chipping... went over to discover, that since I failed to adequately rinse out my measuring cup, the leftover glue in it, had its way with it...ain'...
by Larry White
Fri Sep 28, 2012 1:16 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

Looks like yer shy a few joints....
by Larry White
Fri Sep 28, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

Hello....I'm Dr Bill Blake, your new podiatrist from Cleveland.
I would be pleased to offer a second opinion on that toe of
yours, but I'd have to see that x-ray first. Perhaps you could
post it here for further evaluation.

Sincerely,
Dr William Blake
by Larry White
Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:28 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Bob Dylan Does Hand LEttering
Replies: 6
Views: 2802

Re: Bob Dylan Does Hand LEttering

Marvin.... you're a party-pooper!

Well you asked me! :P
by Larry White
Fri Sep 14, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

That's swole up tighter than Dick's hatband!...
They're gonna have to cut it off!
'Course a fella like you don't want to loose his toe....
by Larry White
Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

http://www.walljewelry.com/post/silvering.jpg Silvering over the mask... http://www.walljewelry.com/post/silverfront.jpg From the front with the mask still on the glass. http://www.walljewelry.com/post/chemlounge.jpg I've got my mirroring stuff all kitted up. Pulled it out, silvered these two piece...
by Larry White
Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:02 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

The toe... :twisted:
by Larry White
Thu Sep 13, 2012 3:47 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

There is red food coloring added to the acid so I can keep track of where it is. Rick used to do this, so if you got any on ya, the doctors would know where to give you the neutrilizing injections....I think I'd just let it ride.... I don't like needles...I mean, I never have. This project is a bit ...
by Larry White
Thu Sep 13, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

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It's a pretty day for some face-up acid embossing!

Don't try this at home folks!

-BB
by Larry White
Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:53 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: new mural, with a bit of hand lettering
Replies: 4
Views: 2237

Re: new mural, with a bit of hand lettering

HEY! Looky dare!

That Jenco sure can mural!

Broke the mold after him!


Good job there Sally...pretty soon you'll be runnin' for mayor!
:wink:

-CBB
by Larry White
Wed Aug 29, 2012 1:00 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: A different kind of lettering
Replies: 7
Views: 3601

Re: A different kind of lettering

"Fictional Nostalgia"...another thing I'm good at, but pays nothing.

I'll get out!


I"LL GET OUT!!
by Larry White
Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Just Checking In
Replies: 1
Views: 939

Re: Just Checking In

Welcome Simon!

I've found this art & craft fascinating for the last dozen years or so.
There's probably not a question you could ask that the answer isn't already on here.
Keep in mind to do a search of the older posts, there's a ton of information on here.

Good luck, heh?...
by Larry White
Wed Aug 22, 2012 4:37 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

Re: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

It was right there on the easel, turn around and take a look at it! Good thing it wasn't a snake...woulda bit ya like a rattlesnake or sumthin'. It's at 4:50 of Ron's video he posted in "Dead Man 2012" post. By the time Somethin' in Dunfries rolled around, I had the acid embossing completed and gild...
by Larry White
Wed Aug 22, 2012 1:03 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

Re: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

Well, I ain't much of a printer....I mean, I never have been. I typically approach a project figuring out how I can execute it without printing. Often times I define various areas via a computer, or handcut stencil, for acid etching, glue chipping, or sandcarving and such. This stencil work leaves a...
by Larry White
Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:42 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

Re: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

Ain't no glue chippin'! :(
by Larry White
Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: "ageing" letters on glass
Replies: 6
Views: 3107

Re: "ageing" letters on glass

http://www.walljewelry.com/post/LosDeadmanweb.jpg The background panel around "Deadmen" is 12K white gold, gilded with beer size. It yields a mottled matte finish, rather than the uniform finish that would be achieved water gilding over varnish or using surface gold size. http://walljewelry.com/ima...
by Larry White
Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

Re: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

Why, no. Its... Its not printed, Robert. Well, that's good. I mean that's good to know. Otherwise, you'd been thinking wrong. We wouldn't want to do that. I took an enlarged, reversed, color copy and registered it to the face of the glass, I then handpainted the whole darn thing....musta mixed forty...
by Larry White
Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

Re: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

Good eyes...I don't even see the illustration signature you're talking about!
And, yes, I did leave off the printers signature at the bottom...
but what I was thinking was the letter center ornaments on G.A.Schwarz...
I just went with a plain blended color...gettin' lazy I guess....

Aho!

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by Larry White
Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

Re: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

Upon close inspection, the reference artwork that was supplied was very loose, more like a hand drawing, than a refined lithograph. Perhaps when this art was created, that's all they could afford, or needed for their particular application. After weighing my options on how to transfer this image to ...
by Larry White
Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

Re: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

http://www.walljewelry.com/post/GASdetail1web.jpg http://www.walljewelry.com/post/GASdetail1Bweb.jpg The G.A.Schwarz text is 23K water gild into face up acid embossed outlines, with blended japan color letter centers, with a handpainted split shade. http://www.walljewelry.com/post/GASdetail4web.jpg...
by Larry White
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

Re: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

http://www.walljewelry.com/post/GAScorner.jpg The outer embossed border line was created via face down acid embossing. The inner embossed border line was created via face up acid embossing. I trust you can see the difference in these two techniques. Both have been water gilded 23K, then outined to ...
by Larry White
Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

Re: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

I surely can....

The finished framed piece is 26" x 36",
I took right around 70 hours, over 3 months.

Like Jenco says, "Once you get that deposit check,
there's no reason to hurry."

It was a pretty day for makin' things right!

-Aho!
by Larry White
Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Color Lithography
Replies: 2
Views: 1704

Color Lithography

Found this film on the Huntington Library's collection of old lithography pieces.

http://www.huntington.org/colorexplosion/index.html
by Larry White
Thu Aug 16, 2012 10:39 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods
Replies: 24
Views: 10008

G.A.Schwarz, Toys & Fancy Goods

I just finished up this request to replicate this old
victorian era trade card into a reverse glass sign.


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Came out pretty good, truth be told.

-Aho!
by Larry White
Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

Nice gildin'!....Very nice gildin'!

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by Larry White
Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lettering noob looking for pointers
Replies: 4
Views: 2812

Re: Lettering noob looking for pointers

Hi Justin- I've taken a liking to these, Scharff Sign Painting Brushes Probably the most common one used for singal stroke lettering would be the quill, I prefer the grey quills over the brown quills, but that's just a matter of personal preference. There are also liners and stripers for various oth...
by Larry White
Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:30 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 285852

Re: Original Dead Men

Finished up this little ditty...

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Nice antique frame, executed on a really old piece of glass!

Aho!


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