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by Brian Denahy
Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: first alphabet
Replies: 17
Views: 8450

Re: first alphabet

And this one is for my girlfriend and her mom to bring to farmers markets to sell their knit goods.
by Brian Denahy
Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:04 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: first alphabet
Replies: 17
Views: 8450

Re: first alphabet

Couple signs to add. The first one was for a Big Lebowski art show in Lynn, MA
by Brian Denahy
Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:28 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: double paned window issues
Replies: 7
Views: 3430

Re: double paned window issues

Andrew,
Congrats on getting out there and painting! Your work looks excellent! I was shocked when you said you had only been painting for a year.

Keep at it. I hope to be able to get some work doing this somewhere down the road.

-Brian
by Brian Denahy
Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:14 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: first alphabet
Replies: 17
Views: 8450

Re: first alphabet

My first paid job. The museum I work at hired me to create title signs for different sections of an exhibit featuring historic pieces from the collection paired with work from contemporary artists. They wanted graffiti styled signs at first but I advocated for more traditional lettering over a graff...
by Brian Denahy
Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: first alphabet
Replies: 17
Views: 8450

Re: first alphabet

Thank you for your kind words Lee,
Here is a shot of the finished product. As this is my first proper sign, I am pleased with the outcome. I hope my girlfriend is too!

-Brian
by Brian Denahy
Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: first alphabet
Replies: 17
Views: 8450

Re: first alphabet

Figured I would keep all my posts in one thread to minimize clutter. Here is a shot of a sign I'm making for my girlfriend for valentines day. First time working with wood (staining, finishing) and first time using a pounce pattern. I drew the pattern using Dick Bird's Roman alphabet as reference. I...
by Brian Denahy
Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: first alphabet
Replies: 17
Views: 8450

Re: first alphabet

Kevin, Thanks for the input, but I am confused about something. Do you mean practicing pulling the O and Q in one stroke as opposed to half the circle then the other half? Either way for the time being I will stick to practicing the basic strokes for one stroke lettering (as mentioned above) and dra...
by Brian Denahy
Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: first alphabet
Replies: 17
Views: 8450

Re: first alphabet

Thanks for the advice! I will certainly practice the strokes for a good while now.
by Brian Denahy
Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:17 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: first alphabet
Replies: 17
Views: 8450

Re: first alphabet

I'm a righty. The space is a little cramped but it's all I have to work with for now.
by Brian Denahy
Tue Apr 16, 2013 12:27 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: first alphabet
Replies: 17
Views: 8450

first alphabet

Hello there, http://i.imgur.com/oAmCMqQl.jpg This is my first attempt at an Egyptian alphabet (or any alphabet for that matter). I am still trying to get the hang of the brush and I know more practice will help, I just wanted to post this to gauge my progress over time and hopefully get some pointer...