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by Wayne Osborne
Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:53 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Dave Smith Goldleaf Workshop 2006
Replies: 9
Views: 3528

Hiya John, Yes The most exciting thing to happen to me in years You would of loved to do this one- We stuck to Dave's original idea ( which was a copy of an original 130 year old letter on a mirror in london)- This made it much easier to keep up-All using ther same colours at the same time ,but it w...
by Wayne Osborne
Tue Jul 11, 2006 4:15 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Dave Smith Goldleaf Workshop 2006
Replies: 9
Views: 3528

Dave Smith Goldleaf Workshop 2006

I've just done a Great 3 day Gold leaf workshop with Dave Smith at his Studios in Torquay England, . A Stunning Victorian letter S Panel worked in reverse, Using these same ancient techniques from 100 years ago A large glass panel with real acid etched outline- Then with Bright Water gilding,and Mul...
by Wayne Osborne
Sun Oct 30, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Saying Hi from the U.K.
Replies: 5
Views: 1453

Hi Andy- well, well ,well, small world- I'm in Midhurst West Sussex.
Some very smart work on your site- Hope it all works out for you down there.
Good to see another brush swinger! -( You would'nt reconise Halls now)
If your ever this way give us a shout or drop in- you'd be very welcome.
by Wayne Osborne
Thu Jul 22, 2004 6:13 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: Signmaking 101: Mahl Sticks
Replies: 15
Views: 7694

My latest , greatest discovery in the " build a better mahlstick" catagory, A 2 piece hardwood rod *originally for cleaning 12 bore shotgun. with strong screw together brass fittings.-add a rubber walking stick end ( trimmed to more rounded shape) cover in clean cloth(to avoid skidmarks) is 34 inche...
by Wayne Osborne
Tue Jun 29, 2004 1:46 am
Forum: The Hand Lettering Forum
Topic: AKA: Handlettering
Replies: 21
Views: 10679

98% of my work is handlettered, I am lucky enough to live/work in a very special area (all listed ,medievel ,and older buildings) and we have more of a tradition for it over here in the UK, -I buy in some pre -cut vinyl from a friendly local shop and they swap me for any wall or gold leaf work they ...