This is fantastic, the final film ‘UP THERE‘ produced over the duration of Stella Artois’ ‘Ritual Project’ in New York in collaboration with Colossal Media.
Damon Styer, a fine artist who graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute, is the owner of New Bohemia Signs
I first met Bob in 2008 when he showed up at my studio in San Francisco unannounced. It turned out that his home and studio was just a few blocks away and he […]
Dave Smith is a name that has become synonymous in sign-writing circles with high quality, hand crafted reverse glass signs and decorative mirrors. It is fair to say that now-a-days this is the […]
by Justine Quart from Oakland North Derek McDonald makes a fluid black line with his paintbrush. Following the stroke with a swing of his hand, he flicks the tip of the hog-haired brush […]
James Roy Thomas contacted us a few months back with an impassioned email about his desire to learn the traditional art of making hand painted signs. We get a lot of emails like this. Sometimes […]
If you are involved in, or follow the sign painting movement in any form and haven’t heard of the Dobell Brothers, you quite frankly haven’t been paying attention. These Australian natives have been […]
This was just released by The Art Institute of Dallas’ Director Nathaniel Day about Starr Studios Keepers of the Craft from Nathaniel Day on Vimeo.
The first time I met John Lennig, he had flown into San Francisco from British Columbia and was standing on Market Street waiting for me to pick him up. We had corresponded by […]
Rick Janzen, owner of Streamline Studios in Alberta, Canada has established himself as a hybrid sign painter of sorts. Keeping traditional sign making alive, he has successfully merged the craft into a place […]
Mark Fair is a living legend of sorts to other sign painters working in the United States. Mark co-founded the Creative Signmakers of America online forum which has traditional sign makers all over […]
Guerrero Gallery is pleased to present its January show, “An American Language”, featuring the works of 12 traditional American sign painters. An American Language January 14, 2012 — February 04, 2012 An extension […]
Bob Sauls is the owner and operator of Sauls Signs in Tallahassee, Florida and has been a traditional sign maker since 1980. Bob is also a devoted family man, a talented graphic artist […]
Traditional Sign Maker is proud to announce a new feature, the Sign Maker’s Profile. We will be adding sign painters from all around the world, sharing some of their work and where you […]
Here is a nice video on Fileteado Porteño, Argentina’s contribution to sign painting mostly produced in Buenos Aires. Here’s a whole Flickr album of Fileteado Porteño. From Wikipedia: Fileteado is a type […]
Classic photo of a sign painter working on a British canal boat.
Another classic sign photo from shorpy.com
One of our favorite resources for finding photos of classic sign work is the website shorpy.com you can find hundreds of photos there like this one. A word of caution: you can easily […]