ABOUT THIS COURSE
Sign Painting First Steps is designed to provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge about the essential tools and materials used by professional signpainters to produce high quality industry standard traditionally hand painted signage along with an understanding of the processes involved in creating an outdoor durable MDO sign, from substrate preparation to applying the finishing touches. Part 1 of the course contains quizzes after selected lessons to help re-enforce your learning.
PART 1. Tools & Materials: Paint Types and Ingredients, Primers and Sealers, Paint Additives, Sign Paint Brands and Vendors, Signpainting Brush Types, Brush Hair Types, Brush Oils, Painting Accessories, Gilding Tools, Layout Tools and Methods, Sign Substrates. Multiple choice quizzes after selected lectures.
PART 2. How to Make an MDO Sign Demonstration: Panel Design and Preparation, Sealing and Priming, Paint Background, Layout Creation and Transfer, Hand Lettering, Blends, Decorative Lettering Effects, Gold Leaf Surface Gilding, Outlining and Striping, Shading, Script, Brush Care.
HOW LONG IS THE COURSE?
Sign Painting First Steps consists of 44 detailed videos totaling approximately 5 hours watch time.
DO I NEED TO BUY ANY MATERIALS TO DO THIS COURSE?
No. This is a Watch-And-Learn-Course however after completing the course you will know exactly what tools and materials you require to start producing hand painted signs.
WHAT SKILLS DOES THE COURSE TEACH?
Sign Painting First Steps is not a skills training course per se but rather is focused on providing you with essential knowledge about the tools and materials used by professional signpainters along with a comprehensive demonstration of how they would be used to create an exterior grade MDO sign, however you will learn a lot relating to signwriting techniques as you watch and listen to the sign making demonstration videos in Part 2 of the course!
HOW MANY TIMES CAN I WATCH THE COURSE?
As many as you wish whenever and wherever you like. Once purchased you have lifetime access to the course as long as LetterArt Academy exists!
TOOLS & MATERIALS DISCOUNTS
Inside the course you'll find your exclusive Student Discount Codes for tools and materials that will potentially recoup your course enrollment fee and then some!