Signs have been making businesses stand out from the rest since commerce itself was just a wee nipper. Nowadays, with 99% of signage being designed on a computer and made with vinyl, you can make your business stand out with the human touch, via a Signwriter who is geekishly passionate about letterforms and layout, with just his hands, some brushes and a bit of paint.

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

(Bird) HOUSING CRISIS AT AN END...

If indeed there ever was one in the first place.
Each box has pre-drilled holes in the back for mounting and drainage holes in the bottom to keep the feathered occupants inside dry.
All these will be for sale at some of the Christmas markets in Bristol over the next couple of weekends.  If you're interested, drop me an email!

HOOTERS!

With tasteful red LEDs set thoughtfully in the front (see post above this one for the lights on).

GOING CHEEP!

Drop me a line...I'LL GIVE YOU A GOOD PRICE!

Monday, 15 November 2010

MTV cribs...for birds or summink

Also coming up in the birdhouse range will be Goldfinch Jewellery, Fight or Flight Boxing Gym, a church( for Birds of Prayer)...and more! These will all be for sale, people, so getcha self a hand-made, hand-painted one-off birdhouse for the birds in, err, your life. GOING CHEEP! Sorry.
Also, any other cheap ornithilogical punnage greatly welcome. In particular, the name for a gay bar. The best I've come up with so far, is the Tool Nest.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Monday, 25 October 2010

R.I.P Shiv

Striped and lettered this guitar for a charity auction for our friend Shiv who was killed on her bicycle earlier this year.  The guitar itself was a bit of a dog, but they managed to raise 300 quid for it! I think she'd be proud.

Sunday, 22 August 2010

Off to the US of A....

...so won't be posting up any bits of work, let alone actually doing any until I get back early October.  If you have any enquiries though - email me on giftedyoungman@gmail.com - and hopefully I will find somewhere with internets and get back to you asap.

ch ch ch CIAO!

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Oooohhhh yeeeeaaaahhhhh..

...handy screen-printing chappy and all-round sexy bastard Christian from uno one has done me a load of these beauties.  Screen-printed and hand-cut, they feel and look fackin great.

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Devil Kicks Dancehall...

This is for a big rockabilly night's marquee at a festival - Boomtown Fair - this weekend.
All 100% hand-drawn, hand-cut and hand-painted.  Absolutely no computers were used during this, and only one pony was killed. 














Thursday, 29 July 2010

Yours truly....

Found this photo from a few months ago - there was a fashion market (Christ knows what I was doing there, then) and I did a spot of painting stuff, selling painted stuff, drinking lots of coffee and hiring out niche pornographic DVDs from Turkmenistan.  Okay, not the last bit.  They were all on VHS.
Anyway, I found this on my mate Christian's website - http://www.unooneprint.com/ - screenprinter who has the dubious fortune of having a studio near mine.

Tuesday, 27 July 2010

The Fringe, Cheltenham rd...

I just completed this A-board for a swanky new barbers up the road

Maybe she's born with it...

...or maybe it's Mabelline? You decide.  I can't tell, I just to the signage.

Monday, 12 July 2010

Puppets and Pandemonium van

This is my buddy Alex's slightly ratty, but well-loved transit van - you may see him scaring children with his amazing puppets at a festival near you soon...

Pronto Coffee up Gloucester rd...

Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Architectural offices up in Clifton...

This was a restoration job - the number on the right pillar was still there - albeit barely visible - so I had to trace it before painting it in order to transfer the design on to the left pillar. Just read that back to myself and I'm not sure if it makes sense. Oh well. The whole thing was like painting on sandpaper, which was less than a laugh, but hey, I was out in the sun, and lord knows I need some tan time.

Saturday, 19 June 2010

Monday, 14 June 2010

The Station...coming soon

Sliiiight modification...











Okay, so the chap who comissioned me to do the Red Tractor Lager tap badge said 'do what you like, just make sure there's a red tractor in it', but his boss called about a day later explaining that he shouldn't have said that, and that they're after a slightly more chilled out, low alcohol kind of tip. So no cyclops, wheel spins and flames then, I suppose. Aaaand here's the new, slower and mellower badge...

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Kicks n Canvas

I was asked to stick the lovely 'Talula' in the front window of a show called 'Kicks n Canvas' in Shoreditch by Zero Cool Gallery (http://www.zerocoolgallery.com/) a couple of weeks ago.  Here's a video of the launch night :