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by Anthony Bennett
Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:57 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Decorative Glass Processes...
Replies: 18
Views: 7900

Re: Decorative Glass Processes...

Excellent, thanks for the tip Larry.
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:56 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: UK brilliant cutting equipment
Replies: 13
Views: 4009

Re: UK brilliant cutting equipment

Welcome to the forum Frances. I too have always admired brilliant glass cutting but don't have the space for a lathe like Dave has. I believe machines like Dave's come along if you are very lucky and have often wondered if I could build one of my own but in a scaled down size for smaller pieces. Rea...
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:00 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: List of Sign Related Books (some out of print)
Replies: 41
Views: 41799

Re: List of Sign Related Books (some out of print)

I echo Pat's thanks for you posting that link.
I look forward to reading it.

Here is "The History of SignBoards" by Camden Hotton
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=_tkm ... edir_esc=y
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: I'm New Here
Replies: 8
Views: 3204

Re: I'm New Here

Welcome Lee.
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:52 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Signs From Sydney Australia
Replies: 33
Views: 11104

Re: Signs From Sydney Australia

I used armour etching paste and came to the conclusion that i can make my own paste (will never use it by the way). But in this process i realized that it is definatly not as harmless as the company projects. It still has HF-acid as a base, but it is more controlable when handling it. I liked the s...
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:34 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Sign Painter Movie trailer & Premier
Replies: 1
Views: 967

Re: Sign Painter Movie trailer & Premier

I enjoyed the trailer.
I will look out for it being released to those outside the USA.
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:26 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Original Dead Men
Replies: 686
Views: 251225

Re: Original Dead Men

Nice work, what does this piece attach to please?
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Mar 03, 2013 9:15 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Signs From Sydney Australia
Replies: 33
Views: 11104

Re: Signs From Sydney Australia

Glass Mat Paste is an etching paste, similar to but not as good as the Acid People like Pat,Dave and Erik use. It can be applied via screen printing. As can be seen here http://www.agabe.com/en/mattglass.php I don't know of anyone who has used this paste but I am hoping that for those that don't, or...
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:17 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 276ccm: My work and progress..
Replies: 40
Views: 12449

Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

That's exactly what I was trying to explain :D
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:26 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 276ccm: My work and progress..
Replies: 40
Views: 12449

Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Here is an example of a "seven" and a "continental seven"
http://1000stupidthings.files.wordpress ... /04/71.png

In your piece you have changed one of the continental sevens so it looks out of balance.
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:55 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 276ccm: My work and progress..
Replies: 40
Views: 12449

Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

The area with the circle should have a horizontal bar to match the other two 7's in the piece or the other two 7's should be changed to having no bar.
The number "2" and number "6" might look better if there curves were mirror images, if that makes sense.
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:29 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Signs From Sydney Australia
Replies: 33
Views: 11104

Re: Signs From Sydney Australia

Well!! That's the first I've heard of that other than I knew it was done on site in the past. A little crazier might be the acid etching also done on site. I dug out a copy of SOT from Sept. 1958 that I stumbled on some years ago and in the questions and answer section there was one regarding "flak...
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:22 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 276ccm: My work and progress..
Replies: 40
Views: 12449

Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

I know I am going to get shot at for saying this but the large 7 looks wrong since it has been changed from a "continental" 7.
There are three 7's in the artwork, two written continental style and the largest without.

I think they should all look the same, just my 2 cents worth.
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:01 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork
Replies: 19
Views: 5501

Re: Film about the making of John Mayers Born and Raised artwork

If you have competition Dave, well you don't need me to tell you this work blows them away.
I wonder if this will give birth to a new genre amongst graphic designer/artists ?
by Anthony Bennett
Wed Feb 27, 2013 5:10 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Making my own gilder's cushion.
Replies: 17
Views: 7812

Re: Making my own gilder's cushion.

Thanks for the manufacturing insights guys.
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:07 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Easel
Replies: 14
Views: 6157

Re: Easel

I do not know how Robert made his concrete, but I do know that you can paint your concrete with a black paint and then sandblast it photographicaly with a pre-exposured sandblastmask made by Pat Mackle decoglasspro@yahoo.com . You could send your tif- or eps- pdf- jpg- files to him and within a few...
by Anthony Bennett
Fri Feb 15, 2013 6:00 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: visiting USA in May
Replies: 18
Views: 7633

Re: visiting USA in May

Sounds great.
Don't forget to take several SD Cards for the photo's :D
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:59 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 276ccm: My work and progress..
Replies: 40
Views: 12449

Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Just another thought which you might find on other posts, the screen print ink was Colonial Ink's Dekor Gloss which we all used and the LHSS backing is a replacement of that. You might find a local supply of an ink that would be used as a substitute for it. Dekor was discontinued a number of years ...
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Feb 11, 2013 2:26 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Memorial Conclave 28
Replies: 8
Views: 2999

Re: Memorial Conclave 28

I for one hope there are a lot more photos yet to come :D
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Award
Replies: 13
Views: 3409

Re: Award

I voted for you Dave, my pleasure.
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:24 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Backing up Silver Gild
Replies: 19
Views: 6375

Re: Backing up Silver Gild

That's very interesting information Lee, it would make a good thread of it's own.
by Anthony Bennett
Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Custom Glass Signs
Replies: 7
Views: 2497

Re: Custom Glass Signs

Nice piece Roderick.
Love your stuff as always.
by Anthony Bennett
Wed Jan 16, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: My studio's windows and a website update with new photos
Replies: 9
Views: 3463

Re: My studio's windows and a website update with new photos

Bruce, I really do enjoy wandering about the artworks on your web site. Thank you for updating the site and showing the pictures of your new shop front. That is a magnificent reproduction of Ryser's Chinese Lady but for me, my favourite window is Piccadilly Circus, it reminds me of one of the Italy ...
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Jan 12, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Easel
Replies: 14
Views: 6157

Re: Easel

I do not know how Robert made his concrete, but I do know that you can paint your concrete with a black paint and then sandblast it photographicaly with a pre-exposured sandblastmask made by Pat Mackle decoglasspro@yahoo.com . You could send your tif- or eps- pdf- jpg- files to him and within a few...
by Anthony Bennett
Tue Jan 08, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Question about quils
Replies: 10
Views: 2497

Re: Question about quils

Welcome to the forum Padma,
I think you might need to say a bit more about yourself to get a reply, where are you based?
by Anthony Bennett
Sun Jan 06, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Hi from Norway..
Replies: 10
Views: 3163

Re: Hi from Norway..

Hi Marius,
Welcome to the forum.
That is some really neat leather work you have there. How is it done please is it stitching, burning and paint or something else please?
by Anthony Bennett
Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:26 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Easel
Replies: 14
Views: 6157

Re: Easel

Wow, I never seen photographs on concrete before, except projected stuff.
How !!!!!!
by Anthony Bennett
Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:42 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Replicating a broken white acid etched window
Replies: 15
Views: 5540

Re: Replicating a broken white acid etched window

Thanks for sharing this lovely job erik.
by Anthony Bennett
Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Signs From Sydney Australia
Replies: 33
Views: 11104

Re: Signs From Sydney Australia

Thanks Will.
by Anthony Bennett
Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:05 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Signs From Sydney Australia
Replies: 33
Views: 11104

Re: Signs From Sydney Australia

The Soames Ales looks familiar.
Is that black on chipped glass or weathered paint?
Does anyone know of this brewery please, is it Australian or might it be a uk sign taken to Australia?
Anyone know please?