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by Kurt Silva
Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:22 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: New brush quality?
Replies: 5
Views: 2256

Re: New brush quality?

Hey Joe, don't know much about Solo Horton but I can share past experience with Luco. Years back Luco and French Master were my choice for quills. Then I started seeing just what you described, coarse wirey, sometimes whitish colored hairs that just didn't belong in a nice Brown Quill. These hairs w...
by Kurt Silva
Wed Dec 19, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: silver leaf question
Replies: 12
Views: 3906

Re: silver leaf question

First off, don't use silver leaf. That is real silver. Too many issues with tarnishing. Aluminum leaf is often times used instead. Here in the Northwest, it is the standard for auto and motorcycle application. Aluminum leaf and 23k gold leaf are worlds apart. Aluminum leaf is much thicker and it doe...