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Brewery Font Design

This font was designed to be reminiscent of the old brewery songwriters letter faces. The font name is now called Factory, and is popular at Letterhead Fonts. See the icon LHF FONTS at the side…

By David Smith

August 10, 2010

Witchell's Pickled Walnuts

Designed in 2007 for a good friend by the name of James Witchell. This hand-sketched design was built using vector and colouring tools in Photoshop.

By David Smith

August 10, 2010

Web Button Design

This Design was developed from an original pencil sketch I designed and then re-drawn in Gerber’s Omega 2.0 software. Finally finishing all colour rendering in Photoshop.

By David Smith

July 20, 2010

Letterhead Studios Design

Commissioned by Chuck Davis. Title lettering and background designs for Letterhead Studios front webpage. USA 2009. A combination of hand drawn sketches and computer generated designs using Photoshop tools, but still all hand made.

By David Smith

July 20, 2010

Victorian Era Brilliant Cut Glass

A step by step article I wrote for Sign Business Magazine in Denver, Colorado, USA in 2006. Explaining the lost art of Brilliant Cutting .Treble acid embossing White acid toning and silver-staining in kiln fired…

By David Smith

July 15, 2010

The Smith Tip

This gilding tool which I designed in 2007 is known as a Smith Tip. I developed it for the application of applying full gold leaves to glass and flat oil gilded surfaces.

By David Smith

May 18, 2010