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by Wayne Osborne
Sun May 19, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Irish Mirrors from Peter Mcullens travels
Replies: 14
Views: 4691

Re: Irish Mirrors from Peter Mcullens travels

Thank you Dave- And Peter !
by Wayne Osborne
Wed Apr 17, 2013 2:11 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Got my Sign work on TV
Replies: 7
Views: 2732

Re: Got my Sign work on TV

Brilliant Terry- I've been watching that and noticed the " proper' signwork. with interest... so often as you know in films and telly- that's NOT the case and it ruins a good film.- they spend a fortune on getting the right uniform for policemen.. then use terrible not period appropriate signs ! Wel...
by Wayne Osborne
Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Jameson Whiskey Limited Edition Bottle and glass
Replies: 11
Views: 4121

Re: Jameson Whiskey Limited Edition Bottle and glass

.. Hi Dave... Wot Ash said, .....(.but without all the Bromance) :D
W
by Wayne Osborne
Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:56 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Question!
Replies: 6
Views: 2044

Re: Question!

Hi Lee As you know I don't do anything other than hand work so I can't really give you an objective view but I would say there will will always be work for good brushmen, but its only a job for those who really enjoy and have a passion for the work and are prepared, like yourself, to take the rough ...
by Wayne Osborne
Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Customer video
Replies: 10
Views: 3444

Re: Customer video

Thanks Cal- really nice to see
by Wayne Osborne
Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:05 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: I'm New Here
Replies: 8
Views: 3233

Re: I'm New Here

The Workshops are just one day taster introductions to hand lettering really Erik- But you'd be welcome to drop in ..if your passing :-)
http://www.osbornesigns.co.uk/signwriter/teaching
by Wayne Osborne
Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:18 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: I'm New Here
Replies: 8
Views: 3233

Re: I'm New Here

Hi Lee- Good to see you here- Hope all is going well there.
by Wayne Osborne
Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: sign writing and glass embossing; book
Replies: 2
Views: 1965

Re: sign writing and glass embossing; book

HI Terry, Of course !- If its out there. I found a copy a few years ago- quite a small book but chunky (and very much of its time) but much of it still relevant. reads as you would expect - The pre-runner to Sutherland's Modern signwriter , Hearn's Art of signwriting and Stewart's Signwork. Heres a ...
by Wayne Osborne
Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Letter Carving in Stone.
Replies: 3
Views: 1644

Re: Letter Carving in Stone.

Iv'e enrolled in a weeks workshop with Tom at West Dean College here in Sussex in April !
I have done some cutting but with no extra free time to learn a new skill on your own its hard.... The course was the perfect excuse.
I will post how it goes
by Wayne Osborne
Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Lear
Replies: 44
Views: 11618

Re: Lear

Blimey.. Ain't you finished that yet ? :D .. c'mon Dave --we wants t' see what her looks like frum the front !
by Wayne Osborne
Fri Oct 22, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: My Website
Replies: 15
Views: 2906

Re: My Website

Hey Dave- each time I look there's something new !- seems to load a lot faster tonight here too
( maybe the bit of wet string that carries our broadband signal round these parts has straightened out ?)

Salvadore. :mrgreen:
by Wayne Osborne
Sat Sep 18, 2010 4:37 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: David Smith Sign Artist . short film
Replies: 28
Views: 7620

Re: David Smith Sign Artist . short film

FANTASTIC ! great work from the both of you, I've passed this around the usual channels mate.

Martin- get ur self up the road and do one of Dave's workshops.. Worth their weight in Gold !!
by Wayne Osborne
Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:01 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Good to be back
Replies: 17
Views: 4381

Re: Good to be back

Hi Ashley- Thats bloomin lovely mate :D
by Wayne Osborne
Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:01 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Quills
Replies: 9
Views: 2935

Re: Quills

Hi Doug,
Try dipping the wooden handle first into clean water- then into very fine blast sand- then push firmly into the quill.
I bet you can't pull that sucker out then ! :D
by Wayne Osborne
Thu Jun 17, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Back to Traditional Signs
Replies: 7
Views: 2519

Re: Back to Traditional Signs

Hi Andrew, I never moved to the quicky-sticky.. It was a tough call to say to clients-- "No we don't do that" and target all my marketing and image in that direction but its paid off- People WANT and NEED hand lettered stuff., The net has done serious good for my business- Spend on your website ( no...
by Wayne Osborne
Sat May 29, 2010 3:57 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Thought for the day
Replies: 4
Views: 1224

Re: Thought for the day

Welcome Andrew- ...from me in Sunny Sussex by the sea..... along the coast a while and up a bit :mrgreen:
by Wayne Osborne
Thu May 27, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: My neihbors garage
Replies: 5
Views: 1230

Re: My neihbors garage

WOW- nice find Thanks for the pics!
by Wayne Osborne
Thu May 27, 2010 11:55 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Dave Smith Video???
Replies: 23
Views: 4996

Re: Dave Smith Video???

I'm with John on this one- Dave's workshops are great-He's a great teacher as well as craftsman and I know his video will just as fantastic . I will be first in that queue when its done- Not because I want to sell this stuff and be as good as Dave- far from it- I just like to see it done more than a...
by Wayne Osborne
Tue May 25, 2010 11:35 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: BBC news article
Replies: 1
Views: 609

BBC news article

Its soooo nice when the media take an interest in the finer things in life- like HAND LETTERING !
http://www.osbornesigns.co.uk/news/BBCnewsarticle.php
by Wayne Osborne
Sun May 16, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Heat Bent Glass Signs with Paint
Replies: 30
Views: 7459

Re: Heat Bent Glass Signs with Paint

Dave- that's just beautiful man :D
by Wayne Osborne
Sun May 09, 2010 11:53 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Heat Bent Glass Signs with Paint
Replies: 30
Views: 7459

Re: Heat Bent Glass Signs with Paint

Nice outcome Dave-

That paint smells the same....... But what does it Taste like? :mrgreen:
by Wayne Osborne
Mon May 03, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Heat Bent Glass Signs with Paint
Replies: 30
Views: 7459

Re: Heat Bent Glass Signs with Paint

Blimey!- Are you guys Sign-men or Alchemists???
Thanks for bringing true genius to my desktop. i'll be watching this one closely
by Wayne Osborne
Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:10 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Old Sign Shop
Replies: 11
Views: 2580

Re: Old Sign Shop

Thats a real nice find there Dave-Good on ya- ( right click save- right click -save)
by Wayne Osborne
Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:58 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: reverse glass with gold, damar, paint
Replies: 6
Views: 1781

Re: reverse glass with gold, damar, paint

Thats a real beauty Pat.
by Wayne Osborne
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:34 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: My Website Design
Replies: 15
Views: 3620

Re: My Website Design

Nice Dave- can't imagine how mind blowing the website will be!
keep us posted mate-
by Wayne Osborne
Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:56 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Fused Glass Mike Jackson
Replies: 10
Views: 2359

Re: Fused Glass Mike Jackson

Funny Dave- I heard Jacko was a big fan of yours :lol:
by Wayne Osborne
Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Fused Glass Mike Jackson
Replies: 10
Views: 2359

Re: Fused Glass Mike Jackson

Hey- Nice Dave-.You really like to push those creative grey cells buddy!

(.By the way... is that a re-print of Meyer's Grammar of Ornament book you got there???.. My copy is over 120 years old now .. and looks it,.. with pages all loose and lost.)
by Wayne Osborne
Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:17 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Painted mirror
Replies: 19
Views: 4356

Re: Painted mirror

Hi Stuart- thats a really nice piece.
Did you do the cut glass and gilded Barclays Bank windows at the Beamish Museum, in the north east?-

.Just something very familiar about those letters!
by Wayne Osborne
Sat Dec 19, 2009 2:45 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Left Brain / Right Brain ?
Replies: 12
Views: 2965

Re: Left Brain / Right Brain ?

Same for me Brian!-.. Never mind.. hand me another shot of that reducer..CHEERS and MERRY CHRISTMAS! :D
by Wayne Osborne
Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: GoldLeaf Workshop England
Replies: 36
Views: 9440

Re: GoldLeaf Workshop England

Thar's sweet, m'boy! :mrgreen:
Your a true craftsman Dave.