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by Tony Segale
Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:31 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Signs in movies
Replies: 2
Views: 1171

though it may be quite cold up thar in those north regions,you sure seem to catch on quite fast thar, sparky. Robert Mitchum had a face resembling my grandfathers, always an idol. If you can't seem to find it, Deadman that is, check out renting through NetFlix....they have it for sure....you will no...
by Tony Segale
Thu Aug 25, 2005 5:44 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Signs in movies
Replies: 2
Views: 1171

Signs in movies

If you like to see some good signs in a movie... There is an obscure western all in black in white from 1995 called "Deadman", written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, starring Johnnie Depp, John hurt, Billy Bob Thornton, Robert Mitchum's last preformance any many more, original soundtrack by Neil Youn...
by Tony Segale
Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:52 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Dickinson again...Different versions of the same art...
Replies: 28
Views: 14827

http://www.walljewelry.com/post/DickinsonTony1.jpg [/url] My boy Dickinson is chipped! This one's mine, and after another day of chipping, and screen repair, this one made it back to my studio.... that certainly was an excellent gathering you had, Larry I know you said we was thru and all but you k...
by Tony Segale
Thu Aug 25, 2005 12:46 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Interesting Ebay Auction...
Replies: 7
Views: 3065

Russ,

If you do, can I purchase a CD as well?


I'll trade you some beans for some CD...

Tony....SJ
by Tony Segale
Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:37 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Interesting Ebay Auction...
Replies: 7
Views: 3065

nice collection there, Larry...
If I had the time, I'd print out the pics of some of those nice displays,
don't quite have the denaro for all those nice pieces....

"aren't those tins of tobacco?"
by Tony Segale
Mon Aug 22, 2005 3:18 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Purchasing Academic/Student software
Replies: 3
Views: 1653

I can answer your question with yes and I don't know... I purchased my Adobe Photoshop 7, Illustrator 10, GoLive6 and Acrobat as an student package about two years ago.... but, since I don't use the puter that often and haven't takin the time to learn to draw in Illustrator, I'm not much good as far...
by Tony Segale
Tue Aug 09, 2005 10:24 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Transporting Glass...
Replies: 4
Views: 1721

Koobasawshay.

We need a canoe.
by Tony Segale
Wed Aug 03, 2005 2:06 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Ghost town Letterhead meet...
Replies: 13
Views: 5522

Tonight, we are reminded of the good philanthropist, Frederick Glawson, who was a boon to all the letterheads. (What's a boon?) It's like when something really good happens....... like when everyone gets to learn and you can't do anything but absorb it... like a timely blessing. For the entertainmen...
by Tony Segale
Sun Jul 24, 2005 10:58 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Opaque Projectors... What do you use?
Replies: 10
Views: 3079

well then, let me just jump back in for a little tussle here... to be honest, I've never used an opaque, though I've always wanted to try one, the overhead always seemed to work for me...but this is an old dog who is willing to learn new tricks... as far as the grid, I've used that quite a few times...
by Tony Segale
Fri Jul 22, 2005 11:27 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Opaque Projectors... What do you use?
Replies: 10
Views: 3079

With the OHP, all images need to be copied to a transparency. I have a small HP color copier that can create a transparency from a black and white or full color image. If you don't have a copier, a local printer/copier store can create a transparency for you (around here it costs $1-$1.50). You can ...
by Tony Segale
Fri Jul 22, 2005 10:13 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Opaque Projectors... What do you use?
Replies: 10
Views: 3079

Doug, When I started, I purchased an overhead projector and have been using the same one for the past twenty years. Later, when I purchased a copier, the feature that mattered to me was the machine's capibilities to produce transparencies. I've used the projector for logo reproduction, pencil sign l...
by Tony Segale
Mon Jul 11, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What brand gold do you prefer???
Replies: 7
Views: 2247

well bernie,
Dan could not have explained it any simpler....
in canadian it means ootside and inside
seegar
by Tony Segale
Sat Jul 09, 2005 12:11 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What brand gold do you prefer???
Replies: 7
Views: 2247

Manetti 23K loose for glass (has to be Italian, is there anything else to be?) Crocodile double23K loose for first surface, I never use patent. Just seems I never have a problem with either of the before mentioned as far as quality and ease of use. And I've used either for first or second surface if...
by Tony Segale
Thu Jul 07, 2005 1:15 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: How much, how often?
Replies: 7
Views: 2429

Good post Cam, I purchased a plotter in 2000. Before that, everything was brush lettered. I mainly wanted a dependable employee who could produce patterns. Once I offered my customers the choice, they said they came to me for my hand lettering.... Now I did sell a few "quick" vinyl signs, but I've n...
by Tony Segale
Thu Jun 30, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: do ya or don't ya
Replies: 9
Views: 2694

do ya or don't ya

Have a question for you all.... Do you or dont' have a website? Would you or wouldn't you still have one? Does it bring more sales? is that what your looking for? Or do you use it for an online portfolio only? info only? Is it worth spending the large funds for, or do you have a friend who put it to...
by Tony Segale
Tue Jun 28, 2005 9:17 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: a question on gilt
Replies: 3
Views: 1389

I have two questions... what is the material used to carve? did you clearcoat the letters? I recently removed twelve letters I produced a year ago where the 23K began to peel off. I don't know what I was thinking when I rushed through the job (apparently I wasn't,being in a hurry), but I cleared the...
by Tony Segale
Fri Jun 17, 2005 5:26 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: lettering stainless steel
Replies: 2
Views: 1369

bill,
here's the link to finishing.com



http://www.finishing.com/60/84.shtml
by Tony Segale
Fri Jun 17, 2005 5:24 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: lettering stainless steel
Replies: 2
Views: 1369

howdy Mr Masters,
funny you should ask, I just had a 3'x5' stainless steel oval cut for me, that I plan to gild and outline lettering on.
I found a website, if I can find it, I'll attach...seems you don't have to do anything put clean stainless...
curious to what otheras have to say, though
by Tony Segale
Fri Jun 17, 2005 5:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: watercolor rendering
Replies: 1
Views: 1050

watercolor rendering

http://www.baronian.com/Photos/beer.jpg Was asked by a client to paint a watercolor rendering for his future expansion in order to secure his funding sources. Not to experienced in this arena, was wondering how others might price this job, I do have my ideas, not one who likes to sell myself short....
by Tony Segale
Thu Jun 16, 2005 8:14 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: mural defacings
Replies: 3
Views: 1805

mural defacings

it's always unbelievable when someone tags or graffittis a mural, but when inspired by a higher power, it's still called defacing... in a neargy community 20 minutes south of Lodi, Manteca put togehter a wonderful mural program. The most recent mural was finished last month and sprayed painted by a ...
by Tony Segale
Wed Jun 01, 2005 9:29 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: gold size question
Replies: 6
Views: 2064

hello oot there, sparky... this year, I started using the 50/50 mix with great results, gilding the letters the following day. a few years ago, I gilded the large bear that sits on top of the mission style arch in Downtown Lodi, and I used "straight shots" of the 12 hour with excellent results as we...
by Tony Segale
Mon May 30, 2005 9:31 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Latest Tobacco sign....
Replies: 8
Views: 3375

The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submiited to learn of the crow.

Another nice job, William Blake. Now, you are a poet, painter, killer of white men and a gilder!
by Tony Segale
Tue May 03, 2005 11:29 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What size water size brush?
Replies: 8
Views: 2516

A pump spray bottle similar to one used for hair spray.
Easy investment as long as you clean it thoroughly first.
by Tony Segale
Mon May 02, 2005 8:15 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: What size water size brush?
Replies: 8
Views: 2516

just used my 1" on a recent job, but mainly use the 2". The one inch work well because the letters were double outlined prior to gilding, in a glass transom install above eloborately carved wooden doors and casings, so I didn't want to overload and drip any of the excess water size. I saw the pump s...
by Tony Segale
Tue Mar 22, 2005 2:32 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Pentel Color Brushes
Replies: 2
Views: 972

pentel color brushes

another source for the pentel color brush is
www.paperinkarts.com

I just returned from a week long brush lettering workshop with other calligraphers in North Carolina, taught by John Stevens.

Phenomenal.
by Tony Segale
Thu Feb 24, 2005 2:02 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: New page of Poster Art images!
Replies: 2
Views: 1491

Hey, thanks, Mike....nice collection, put that in my inspiration file....
need to see more of these type of walls today...
I'll send a pic of one I'm trying to finish with our on/off California weather this year..
by Tony Segale
Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:48 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: maxfield parrish
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

after speaking to the visit reno tahoe rep, it seems some murals that Maxfield Parrish painted for private homes, are being removed and restores for this display, and then replaced back where they came from.
interesting.....
by Tony Segale
Wed Feb 23, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: maxfield parrish
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

maxfield parrish

for anyone interested...... One of my favorite artist and mural painter is Maxfield Parrish. This May and June an exhibit of his works will be shown at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, Nevada. If you check out this website, you'll find a great package offer.... http://www.visitrenotahoe.com/max_par...
by Tony Segale
Mon Nov 22, 2004 11:31 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Window Gilding in Winter
Replies: 6
Views: 2910

Hi Dan, Only thing I can think of is ... move to California. sorry, I'm not much help. I just finished a job Friday though, the weather here has been about 42 in the am and 64 in the peak afternoon. fortunately, being in a small town and the job 4 blocks away, i worked for a few hours each day until...
by Tony Segale
Mon Nov 08, 2004 8:38 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Rick Glawson's Denver Brewery Tray
Replies: 7
Views: 3870

After a quick glance at both websites, I realized when I grow up,
I want a website like the Jacksons!