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Hand-writing demo by Yvette at WWL Channel 4 for National Hand-Writing Day.

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November 21, 2012 at 11:14pm

....Tags: hand, painted, signs, Jacks, New, Bohemia

November 6, 2012 at 12:17pm

Yve in front of Hands of Clay.

....Tags: hand, painted, signs, lettering, wall, sidewalk, clay

November 6, 2012 at 11:21pm

Yve in front of Gott Gourmet's almost finished sidewalk sign.

....Tags: hand, painted, signs, lettering, wall, sidewalk, gott, gourmet

November 1, 2012 at 3:05pm

Yve's hand-illustrations on chalkboard for the Pensacola State College students alphabet design class.

....Tags: alphabet, design, lettering, class, Pensacola, State, College

November 1, 2012 at 1:12pm

Yve teaching Pensacola State College students alphabet design. Will post more info on this class soon.

....Tags: alphabet, design, lettering, class, Pensacola, State, College

October 3, 2012 at 11:42pm

New place opening on Bourbon Street--Vince just painted their logo on a wall inside.

....Tags: hand, painted, signs, lettering, wall, saints, sinners

October 3, 2012 at 11:41pm

Yvette painted this sign for a couple from Florida with Bucanneer spirit.

....Tags: hand, painted, signs, alexander's, florida, bucanneer

October 3, 2012 at 11:40pm

Here's some lettering Vince did on the wall for two business in Harahan. (Using patterns drawn by Yvette) - nothing like teamwork.

....Tags: hand, painted, lettering, wall, industrial, stairway shop

October 3, 2012 at 11:39pm

Here's a fun sign Yvette painted for a touring agency here in nawlins.

....Tags: hand, painted, crescent, touring, agency

October 3, 2012 at 11:38pm

Yvette in front of the board for the Roman Letterforms class she taught at TypeCon 2012, July 31st, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

....Tags: Roman, letterforms, Typecon 2012

October 3, 2012 at 11:37pm

Mystic Blue is swimming in signs: a new "beer garden", a metal cut-out shape for an interior design showroom, and an art gallery sign which Vince is lettering...the elves are at work.

....Tags: hand, painted, signs, beer, metal, gallery

October 3, 2012 at 11:36pm

Vince in front of the board for the blackletter (gothic) class he taught at TypeCon 2012, July 31st, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

....Tags: blackletter, gothic, Typecon 2012

October 3, 2012 at 11:35pm

Half-completed beer hall sign. We'll show you the finished sign tomorrow.

....Tags: hand, painted, signs, beer, octoberfest

October 3, 2012 at 11:34pm

A completed sign with goldleaf.

....Tags: hand, painted, signs, goldleaf, metal

September 28, 2012 at 1:57pm

This is a sign Yvette just finished for our friend's son.

....Tags: hand, painted, signs, lego, star wars

September 15, 2012 at 7:58pm

....Tags: burnished, goldleaf, gilding, glass

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Font Club

Font Club will meet Saturday, October 17th at 3pm. This meeting will be a work session. Font Club is a free informal group that meets on the 3rd Saturday of every month to work on typeface design. We usually have a presentation followed by a work session designing, scanning and importing glyphs into FontLab or Fontographer to create a typeface. Call Vince or Yvette at (504) 525-4691 for more information.

AIGA New Orleans

Visit for graphic design info, events, and meetings in New Orleans.


The New Orleans Lettering Arts Association (NOLAA) will meet October 10th at 9:30am at the East Jefferson Regional Library (4747 W. Napolean Ave, Metairie). NOLAA president Debbie Fleming will review Italic calligraphy.

NOLAA meets on the 2nd Saturday of the month. NOLAA is a non-profit organization whose monthly meetings are mini-workshops in a variety of calligraphy techniques, well worth the $25 per year membership fee. For more information visit

NOLA School of Art & Crafts

The New Orleans School of Art and Craft offers classes in all styles of art-making, including calligraphy. They can be reached directly at (504) 944-7900. For more info visit

Photography by Claire Hassig

We are proud to have an exhibit of Claire's photographs in the gallery. The images present the abandoned structures of the former Six Flags Amusement Park, altered through her unique perspective.

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