When I was at high school, I had a cousin who started a signwriting apprenticeship. After working around Melbourne, I moved to the United States in Occasionally I may see a signwriter doing a sale window somewhere, and its a guy in his forties at the youngest.
The demand of the hand painted sign in America was starting to ease off when I was there.
People would learn things through trade magazines at art school and practise their art through painting. I started out sweeping floors and cleaning toilets, before eventually getting a paintbrush in my hand.
From boards to butcher windows, the dollar amount drives the display these days. For independent businesses, like a florist or chemist, I might give two or three options and the client might like parts of one and parts of another and then I come up with something in the middle.
Unfortunately, it is a dying art, a dying skill.
I saw him working on something with a brush at home one day and thought that it looked fun and I fell into it from there.
I had a shop in Rosanna for a number of years. We learnt the alphabet in the different fonts. I have been very fortunate because it has taken me around the world. It was very precise and very detailed — like an art form with certain rules. Everything I do I am proud of.
They would be drawn out, and then we would paint them in. The auction board work allowed me to become a quick writer, and proficient at the craft.
I used to use a lot of fluoro but fluoro paint is really expensive now. They want to push out their specials. In that time I had my own business, and I painted sales windows all over Southern California.
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