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Gold Leaf on Glass

Framed piece hanging in the law offices of Wilson Harris & Co. 2016

Framed reverse glass piece hanging in the law offices of Wilson Harris & Co. [2016]

Framed reverse glass piece hanging in the offices of Alliance Insurance in Boise. [2016]

Framed reverse glass piece hanging in the offices of Alliance Insurance in Boise. [2016]

This glass piece was based on a page from the 1915 Frank Atkinson sign book. This is my interpretation of an original design by Duke Mills, a sign artist from Oregon. The Letterheads were asked to reproduce the black and white designs, which were used in the color edition published by Signs of the Times in 1994.

This glass piece was based on a page from the 1915 Frank Atkinson sign book. This is my interpretation of an original design by Duke Mills, a sign artist from Oregon. The Letterheads were asked to reproduce the black and white designs, which were used in the color edition published by Signs of the Times. [1994]

Gold leaf door with prismatic burnish for the art gallery in front of our shop.

Gold leaf door with prismatic burnish for an gallery in Boise. [2014]

Gold leaf sign with a big matte center for our new neighbor, Strategos marketing.

Gold leaf sign for a door with big matte center, logo for Strategos marketing. [2014]

Front doors of an antique store with bright gold outlines and stipple blended interiors. [2014]

Front doors of an antique store with bright gold outlines and stipple blended interiors. [2014]

HC STeiner Jewelers

One of the storefronts at the Main Street exhibit in Cincinnati’s, American Sign Museum. Executed on site with help from Anna Weber. [2012]

Doors in Astoria, Oregon [2016]

Doors in Astoria, Oregon [2016]

3 foot square glass panel designed and gilded in Boise, then shipped to Colorado where it was photographed on location for the Marlboro Cookbook

3 foot square glass panel designed and gilded in Boise, then shipped to Colorado where it was photographed on location for the Marlboro Cookbook.[1999]

Egyptian Theatre - Scarab Detail

Boise’s Egyptian Theatre – Scarab Detail. Multiple shades of gold — Upper wing is Damar varnish mixed with transparent screen ink, scored while setting up to create texture — Blue scarab body is transparent colored glazes backed up with white gold — More photos from this project here [1999]

Brightlines, matte center. [2016]

23kt outlines, matte centers, faux wood grain. [2016]

WH Monogram

Detail of the Wilson Harris piece from the top of the page.

Letterheads International

Traditional workshop panel with line-art developed by original Letterhead John Frazier. 23kt brightlines — Faux-marble stippling — Copper leaf variegated gold behind cross-hatch screen-printed line-art — Acetate template burnishing behind “International” text.  7″x12″

California Conclave

Glass piece produced at Rick Glawson’s 1987 Letterhead Conclave. Text outline is acid-etched with 23kt gild — Text interiors are sandblasted and gilded — Background stripes have a light sand-blast — Oranges painted by Bill Hueg — No screen-printing on this piece, completely hand-painted/hand-cut. [1987]

Designed for a workshop at the 2014 Sonoma Letterhead Meet

Two-day workshop piece with designed for the 2014 Sonora, CA Letterhead Meet, with various techniques. 23kt bright outline — Matte center, varnished and burnished (0000 steel-wool) — Illustration of Yosemite’s Half Dome — Stipple-blend sky background — Spun 150 Years background – Acetate template burnish on lower text. [2104]

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Classic Windows

The original front windows on our building with multiple techniques. [1989]

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