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by Roderick Treece
Wed May 14, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: mdo and paint questions
Replies: 5
Views: 2042

Re: mdo and paint questions

Hi Andrew, MDO will work fine for that. Any type of paint will work and yes that means Japans as well. If you want it to have a matt finish you can always add a flattner to it to get it matt. If your gilding I would put a clear coat over it which means you could do the final finish in a satin Varath...
by Roderick Treece
Wed Apr 23, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: unusual way to use gold leaf
Replies: 4
Views: 2044

Re: unusual way to use gold leaf

I thought I was the only one that had one of those. Had to quit though. Gave me a nasty rash and the gold always got stuck to my fingers .
by Roderick Treece
Wed Apr 09, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Urban craftsmen at work (video)
Replies: 4
Views: 1798

Re: Urban craftsmen at work (video)

What you don't see is when they did the layout of the letters. You can see the vague top and bottom white lines of the lay out.
by Roderick Treece
Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:24 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Quills
Replies: 6
Views: 2715

Re: Quills

I ruined a whole set of brushes years ago by put them in Linseed oil. Good luck getting it out.
by Roderick Treece
Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:25 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Graffiti on Historic Ghost Sign
Replies: 8
Views: 3200

Re: Graffiti on Historic Ghost Sign

Dan,
After looking at the Pinterest before photo it looks like the bottom of the sign has been graffittied and cleaned up before. I might suggest repainting a new ghost sign on the bottom for them. I know just the guy to help you.
by Roderick Treece
Thu Mar 13, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Graffiti on Historic Ghost Sign
Replies: 8
Views: 3200

Re: Graffiti on Historic Ghost Sign

Hi Dan,
I'm with Pat but I think your going to need to start with Lacquer thiner or Acetone. I would try brushing a very small amount on the paint getting it wet enough to lift to Graffitti up off the wall. It should come up in peels.

Good luck.
by Roderick Treece
Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: shutterstock for vector image ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2742

Re: shutterstock for vector image ?

Hi Van,
One thing I've learned with dealing with so many people is if they send you art work that complicated and it's vectored ready to use then buy it. That's a good price for that art.
by Roderick Treece
Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: shutterstock for vector image ?
Replies: 8
Views: 2742

Re: shutterstock for vector image ?

Settle down Mr Jackson. You are right though. When I do Vectore art searches I do end up buying quite a bit of thing from Shutterstock for one. I pay anywhere from free to 50.00 . If you find one that works I say buy it. It's worth the time. My investment in the two CD/books that I bought years ago ...
by Roderick Treece
Wed Feb 12, 2014 6:58 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Acrylic lettering on unprimed canvas, by a total noob!
Replies: 3
Views: 1539

Re: Acrylic lettering on unprimed canvas, by a total noob!

Hi Cassidy !
Not bad for the first five. My first five didn't look that good. I'd say start mixing it up with a type face that's more up right like Roman of blocky.

Good luck
by Roderick Treece
Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: 1st Glue Chipped Panel
Replies: 4
Views: 2147

Re: 1st Glue Chipped Panel

Nice job Tyler ! I never scene anyone do glue chipping without a brightline before. It looks good like that. Keep it up !
by Roderick Treece
Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Second hand electro pounce for sale?
Replies: 12
Views: 7240

Re: Second hand electro pounce for sale?

Joe,
Your looking at a Jr. model which does not have a reostate. Their ok but If someone really needs to pounce alot of defferent thicknesses of material the Sr is the only way to go. With the box being so beat up it makes me wonder how the gut's are.
by Roderick Treece
Sun Feb 09, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Quiz
Replies: 12
Views: 5030

Re: Quiz

What makes you think it was done in place vertically?
by Roderick Treece
Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: HF Safety
Replies: 5
Views: 2866

Re: HF Safety

I have been getting ready to host my gold leaf glass workshop which starts next Sat. Part of which will include Acid embossing. This lat year I have been sending time working on educating myself and who ever cares to listen about all the safety issues involved. The last few this to do are Post the M...
by Roderick Treece
Tue Feb 04, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Second hand electro pounce for sale?
Replies: 12
Views: 7240

Re: Second hand electro pounce for sale?

I have a 2nd SR stored in it's original box that I got from my dad. I just looked up how much they go for new. Wow didn't realize they had gone up that high. Maybe I'll sell it one day.
by Roderick Treece
Tue Feb 04, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: still in there trying
Replies: 10
Views: 4295

Re: still in there trying

chip first, then mirror.then angle gild , then paint,
by Roderick Treece
Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: still in there trying
Replies: 10
Views: 4295

Re: still in there trying

Hi Megan, Happy to hear your still trying to work things out. It's a life long thing really. Sorry to hear about your loss but at least your weren't hurt. For me I always try and do all my mirroring first. Then do the painting after. You always take a chance on paint loss when you scrub on the paint...
by Roderick Treece
Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Possible Rawson & Evans piece
Replies: 12
Views: 4812

Re: Possible Rawson & Evans piece

On the front at the bottom hand written it said Rawson & Evan so freacking small. Larry White has it now. Maybe he can post a photo of it.
by Roderick Treece
Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Possible Rawson & Evans piece
Replies: 12
Views: 4812

Re: Possible Rawson & Evans piece

Nice score ! The mirroring isn't to bad for a piece that old. I'm not sure is is an R&E piece though. The one I've had included their trademark but it could be .
by Roderick Treece
Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: GOLD LEAF GLASS SIGN WORKSHOP San Diego
Replies: 1
Views: 1159

Re: GOLD LEAF GLASS SIGN WORKSHOP San Diego

For those attend my workshop. Let me know if you would like to purchase any sign tools while you are here. Gilding brushes,tips, lettering brushes. My friend Ron Percell owns www.letterheadsignsupply.com http://letterheadsignsupply.com/glassgilding/gilding-brushes. He would be happy to send me down ...
by Roderick Treece
Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:34 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: First Glass Piece Review
Replies: 10
Views: 4855

Re: First Glass Piece Review

Very nice work Ciaran.! I was going to ask who mirrored it until I viewed the last photo. Keep it up.
by Roderick Treece
Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: I Phone AT&T price
Replies: 0
Views: 1229

I Phone AT&T price

Sorry to put this here but anyone with an AT&T Iphone should know that they just lowered their cost by almost half because so many people were leaving due to the high cost and compititive pricing. My original plan was 80.00 and it is now 45.00. I also made them credit me back last month because this...
by Roderick Treece
Fri Jan 03, 2014 12:55 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: GOLD LEAF GLASS SIGN WORKSHOP San Diego
Replies: 1
Views: 1159

GOLD LEAF GLASS SIGN WORKSHOP San Diego

I will be hosting a GOLD LEAF GLASS SIGN WORKSHOP FEB 15TH TO THE 19TH 4 people maximum There are 2 SPOTS left The fee is $2750.00. If we fill up it will be 2500.00. The first days Sat. & Sun. I will be joined by John Studden for the gilding, acid and screen printing part of the work shop. Having a ...
by Roderick Treece
Thu Dec 26, 2013 12:00 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Latest glass signs
Replies: 46
Views: 18351

Re: Latest glass signs

Hope everyone had a great Xmas. Finishing up on the last projects of the year. Here is my favorite one . Ron, Here is the link to my Shipping page. I have a company called "Craters and Freighter " that crates and ships everything for me. Ralph Lauren has their own company that picks up everything at...
by Roderick Treece
Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:47 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Decorative Glass Processes...
Replies: 18
Views: 7979

Re: Decorative Glass Processes...

Hi Pat,
First thing I learned from my . was to never have text on your web site that was the same color as the background (Hidden text). The search engines will kick you off Google for that.
by Roderick Treece
Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Decorative Glass Processes...
Replies: 18
Views: 7979

Re: Decorative Glass Processes...

I asked my . person about the hidden resource page.Here is her answer,

"Having a hidden resource page doesn't make any sense and I think it's a bad idea. I'm not positive if Google would penalize it, but to me it's not worth the chance if they do."
by Roderick Treece
Mon Dec 23, 2013 8:30 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Decorative Glass Processes...
Replies: 18
Views: 7979

Re: Decorative Glass Processes...

I will have to ask my . about that. I know they frown on having hidden items on a web site like key word text that is the same color as the background. I like for people to be able to go on my resource page for all kinds of information. Like when I want them to be able to see things that Pat does th...
by Roderick Treece
Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Decorative Glass Processes...
Replies: 18
Views: 7979

Re: Decorative Glass Processes...

If he has one I can't seem to find it. Here is where his is on my site.

http://www.customglasssigns.com/beseen/links/19.php

Getting traffic to a site is a full time job. I personally devote quite a bit of time to always working on it and have a person who does my . work for me.
by Roderick Treece
Sun Dec 22, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Decorative Glass Processes...
Replies: 18
Views: 7979

Re: Decorative Glass Processes...

Pat's web site URL has was placed on my resource page along time ago. What Pat needs to do is start placing other peoples web sites on his resource page. Oh sorry I didn't notice he doesn't have a resource page. Once he places the link on his site he needs to e-mail those people with a request to do...
by Roderick Treece
Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: New Guy - Returning
Replies: 3
Views: 1267

Re: New Guy - Returning

Hi Rob,
Welcome back !
by Roderick Treece
Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Yet another newbie
Replies: 38
Views: 15590

Re: Yet another newbie

Vladimir,
It's is alway a pleasure to see what you are working on. This new piece is so amazing! Thanks for posting it. Are you thinking of selling your work ?

Roderick