Sign Painting: A Practical Guide to Tools, Materials, and Techniques


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By Mike Meyer & Friends

This book introduces the fundamentals of sign painting, allowing readers to learn about the tools, materials and techniques needed to create painted signs. All the basics are covered, from choosing and using brushes, paints, mahl sticks, dippers and pencils, to how to prepare and finish surfaces, transfer designs, mix paint and work with the brush.

A gallery section of original alphabets, created for the book by sign painters around the world, provides visual inspiration and demonstrates a wide variety of styles and approaches. Includes list of stockists, artist profiles, a glossary, and further reading suggestions.

Alphabets in the book include Abrupt Serif by Joan Quirós Alfabetty by Miranda Ensink; Carte-Deco by Joby Carter; Carzorla Condensed by Mark Josling of Spectrum Signs; Magic Monkey by Astrid Oud; Touriga by Fernando Mello; Sexy Bevels by Adrián Pérez (El Deletrista); Laurel by Valentina Di Donato and many many more.

Designed by Blok Graphic

Published by Laurence King Publishing, 2021

Hardcover, 192 pages, 300 color images,

ISBN: 978-1-78-627692-6

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