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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.

www.typecon.com.

....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.

www.typecon.com

....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 July 19th, Saturday at 3pm. Graphic designer and letterer Liz Cooke will be giving a presentation on a calligraphy workshop she recently took in Rome, Italy. To see or purchase her work visit
www.lionheartprints.net

After her presentation there will be 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 or if you have any questions.

Font Club normally meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month. For great information, webinars, and more go over to FontLab's forum.fontlab.com

Also you can visit www.aiganeworleans.org for graphic design events and meetings in New Orleans.


NOLAA

New Orleans Lettering Arts Association will meet on Saturday, June 14th, at 10am at the Jefferson Public Library. 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. Meetings are held on the 2nd Saturday of the month. For more info visit www.neworleanscalligraphy.org

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 www.NOLAArtandCraft.com


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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