Calgary friends: I’ll be offering a special 4-hour brush lettering workshop at UPPERCASE Magazine on Sun. Sept. 30.
Sign up here:
Please spread the word to anyone interested. Thank you!
Dishonest Signs. New showcard-inspired prints that are too good to be true. Hand-painted with One Shot enamel paint, available as 12x16 signed originals, or in a set of six postcards, printed on Mohawk Superfine Eggshell Ultrawhite 120lb matte fine art paper. Get yours here.
Thanks to BlogTO for the great post!
Check out the brand new Craig's Cookies window signs, painted by hand with One Shot enamel paint. It’s hard to compare acrylic with enamel in photos, but I can tell you the enamel is so incredibly rich and opaque.
Need a custom sign or window? Please get in touch!
This week marks the one year anniversary of the release of my first monograph, ABC250. With the help of Chloe Develle, I compiled 250 alphabets into this book, published by Coach House Books, and launched at Black Cat Artspace. Looking for lettering inspiration? Pick one up in my shop or at:
I had a great time preparing this 11’x11’ chalk wall for a real estate staging. Thanks to realtor-extraordinaire Kat Lubienski for this great opportunity.
Do your walls need chalk art? Please get in touch!
Check out the listing here:
Be sure to pick up the May/June/July issue of Cottage Life magazine, where you will find my article on how to paint a modern cottage sign. I had such a great time working on this – special thanks to Braden for this opportunity.
Here’s an epic 18’-wide chalkboard I completed at Boxcar Social on Queen St. E. last weekend. Thanks again to Alex and Kat for this amazing opportunity.
Stop by 4 Boulton Ave. to grab a great coffee and check out the new board.
I’m currently looking for old paintings for an upcoming sign painting project. Details:
-originals or reproductions
-landscape or portrait
-framed or unframed
-kitsch is key (paint-by-numbers are great!)
Donations preferred. Commissions possible if the painting is yours.
I’m currently looking for remnant wood for an upcoming sign painting project. Details:
-untreated plywood or lumber panels, no larger than 16”x20”, no thicker than 1/2”.
-good condition (no cracks or knots)
-also accepting masonite board, blank canvases, etc.
I’m currently looking for lettering resources for a research project. Details:
-lettering & sign painting reference material, circa 1900-1960
-can include guides, alphabets, exemplars and samples
-looking to acquire or borrow
-physical copies or PDFs/scans/links are great
I’m currently looking for empty wall space in Toronto for new mural projects. Details:
-indoor or outdoor -prominent, visible to public
-a row of uniform laneway garage doors would be amazing
-any size (the bigger, the better)
-would require permission from property owner
-completed concepts/mockups available upon request
I’m currently looking to develop a dynamic sign painting & showcard identity with independent retailers in Toronto. Details:
-traditional showcard style (think “Honest Eds”)
-ideal industries: food/grocery (local butcher or produce), farmers markets, candy, toy, plant or general stores
-seasonal / holiday sale displays -menu boards (restaurants, cafes)