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by Chris Lovelady
Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:52 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glue Chip Cabinet
Replies: 26
Views: 10563

Re: Glue Chip Cabinet

ok so i have a light table from a home made silkscreen light table i built years ago and hadn't the heart to dismantle it, i think now i know why,.... me talking over my shoulder to the wife, "see i told you it would come in handy some day!" looks like i will be bringing it out of the barn and putti...
by Chris Lovelady
Sun Aug 15, 2010 10:54 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glue Chip Cabinet
Replies: 26
Views: 10563

Re: Glue Chip Cabinet

it seems that cam bortz and John Parker was talking at the Danville wall dog meet about a dehumidifier attached to the box has any one done this.

thanks for the link.


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by Chris Lovelady
Sun Aug 15, 2010 9:27 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Glue Chip Cabinet
Replies: 26
Views: 10563

Glue Chip Cabinet

when in art school in denver in the mid 80's i learned glue chipping and haven't done it since. i even have a half completed project that is all blasted from then i have been carrying around. i want to do it again but i live in North Florida and the humidity is crazy high. i read about the process h...
by Chris Lovelady
Sat Jul 10, 2010 9:46 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 1906 Rawson & Evans sign on shorpy
Replies: 16
Views: 6794

Re: 1906 Rawson & Evans sign on shorpy

it looks like the sign above the buster brown kids looks like stained glass!....great site!
by Chris Lovelady
Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Back to Traditional Signs
Replies: 7
Views: 2913

Re: Back to Traditional Signs

a fella named Sean Star out of Big Bear, Ca is making the jump http://www.starrstudios.org/ and by jan 2011 is going vinyl free. take a look at his site as it looks like he is going totally green as well.. saw his post on Creative signmakers of America BB. http://creativesignmakers.proboards.com/ind...
by Chris Lovelady
Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Scotish Pubs Facades
Replies: 4
Views: 1880

Doug,

Yes I did that you very much for your help on this.

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by Chris Lovelady
Sat Jun 23, 2007 2:07 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Scotish Pubs Facades
Replies: 4
Views: 1880

thanks Mike,

yes that was a typo on my part...great links and thanks for the lead.

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by Chris Lovelady
Fri Jun 22, 2007 7:26 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Scotish Pubs Facades
Replies: 4
Views: 1880

Scotish Pubs Facades

I am researching scottish pubs signs and facades for a remodle and signages for a pub. looking for any visual referances, links to any site or if you have done any trditon Scothish pubs i sure need some help on this.

chris@vitalsignllc.com

thanks in advance!

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by Chris Lovelady
Fri Dec 22, 2006 10:19 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Water gild over shellac?
Replies: 5
Views: 2030

I have heard of photo flow but were do you get it. what is it's primary use?

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by Chris Lovelady
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:56 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: WJEP Boston Guild
Replies: 2
Views: 1278

acually did this one last year about this time. did one just last week ...the bean company....it is in Thomasville Ga. just north of tallahasse florida were i live. no freezing weather here.

thanks for the edit.
by Chris Lovelady
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:54 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Bean Company: Boston guild
Replies: 1
Views: 1106

http://www.letterhead.com/album/BullBoard/stencil1.gif this was done with stencils. the triangles are for registration for the next stencil. http://www.letterhead.com/album/BullBoard/stencil3.gif there was some final remodeling and alot of dust in the varnished centers so i heard you could use stee...
by Chris Lovelady
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:49 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Bean Company: Boston guild
Replies: 1
Views: 1106

Bean Company: Boston guild

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by Chris Lovelady
Thu Dec 21, 2006 5:26 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: WJEP Boston Guild
Replies: 2
Views: 1278

WJEP Boston Guild

http://www.letterhead.com/album/BullBoard/wjep5.gif http://www.letterhead.com/album/BullBoard/wjep3.gif http://www.letterhead.com/album/BullBoard/wjepdecal6.gif this was a boston guild with mat centers. this job was done with paint mask stencils. the black out line and mat center were executed with...
by Chris Lovelady
Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:15 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: MDO prepping problems
Replies: 7
Views: 2791

Fayette good to run into you again, here in North Florida and South Georgia the temp range from morning to afternoon can be as much as 50 degrees. I have move away from bulletin enamals and have been using 100% acrylic paints. the edges and face are sanded and as Fay said the paint will not stick to...
by Chris Lovelady
Tue Nov 28, 2006 2:35 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Save a few bucks on your books
Replies: 2
Views: 1512

hello Mike,
I would like to chime in on this post as well, as i buy mostly used books from amazon, and have been very satisfied will all my purchases. the only bad thing that happened was someone I ordered from sent the wrong book but said keep it and reordered. always prompt service.

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by Chris Lovelady
Tue Mar 22, 2005 3:28 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Interesting Artistic Web Sites list:
Replies: 58
Views: 81251

here is a cool site i found on vintage clip art and photos...thought i would share it...i do not know the quality but looks like some good images. i particularly like the pin-up girl section http://www.timetunnel.com/cgi-bin/ttunnel/royalty-free/info?action=P there are crate images...fabrics..border...
by Chris Lovelady
Mon Mar 21, 2005 8:56 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: how refreshing
Replies: 2
Views: 1021

I like the "coffe shop" feel and the keeping on topic and hope i did not have a judgement feel to my post. I went to art school in denver in the late 80's and met many denver letterheads and didn't realize who they all were until later on. i am greatfull for the free shareing of ideas that the lette...
by Chris Lovelady
Mon Mar 21, 2005 8:26 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Mahl Sticks (general signmaking)
Replies: 1
Views: 810

i learned to paint sign at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design in Denver in the late 80's and am glad to have made the maul stick part of my skill. I used a wooden dowel rod and a rubber end like for a walking stick...kept it from slipping. I also keep one that is threaded and breaks down into ...
by Chris Lovelady
Mon Mar 21, 2005 8:12 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: how refreshing
Replies: 2
Views: 1021

how refreshing

i just logged on this site tonight and saw through scanning through the post...reading just a few of them that i suddenly realized no EGOs here. No rude behavor!!!!!..... This is my first time here and am looking forward to spending more time here than that "other site"...it seem that there is more ...