Noel B. Weber is well-known in the sign industry and beyond for his outstanding reverse-glass gold leaf gilding and hand lettering. He also designs custom dimensional signage at Classic Design Studio in Boise, Idaho. Noel is a co-founder of the Letterheads group and the author of A Sign Painter’s Sketchbook.
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A Sign Painter’s Sketchbook
by Noel B. Weber
This hardcover first edition has 150 pages of original sketches collected from Noel’s 50 year career. It starts with a foreword by fellow Letterhead Mark Oatis and a 10 page interview with Noel, accompanied by color photos of his work. Also included: a 27-inch fold-out poster (tucked in the back cover).
“This book of beautifully rendered art will be a wealthy source of knowledge for years to come.”
– David Adrian Smith, Traditional Ornamental Glass Artist (Torquay, UK)
“Frank Atkinson wrote the book on sign painting in 1914. To me, Noel’s book is the new Atkinson. Go out and get it!”
– Ash Bishop @brilliantsigns
“A Sign Painter’s Sketchbook is a gem of lettering, typography, graphic design, and sign painting… masterful work.”
– Steven Heller, Art Director, Editor & Author
“An amazing body of work that has inspired artists around the world from all walks of life.”
– Will Lynes @lynesandco