Sign Painting Project – Beginning to End

A step-by-step of a sign painting project we did recently:

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This little sign gives a fair understanding of what goes into a wall sign painting project. I took a couple of minutes to document the steps.

By the way, the client, Little Sparrow Cafe, is in Santa Ana, California.

First step: after finalizing a design, we typically create a paper pattern, perforating the lines that have been drawn out on paper with an electric pencil. This tool puts small holes in the paper that allow charcoal (or chalk, on a dark wall) to transfer the design onto the wall.

Pattern-perforation

Custom colors are matched if necessary (here the circle-logo background was a custom color, the lettering black. Then, on site, we set up the ladders and transfer the paper design to the wall with charcoal. Ready to go!

ladder-setup

Here you can see the logo background, which has already been brushed in with fast-drying paint. You can also see how the…

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