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Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:40 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: printing material??

Replies: 9

Views: 1049

thanks guys will try them

Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:38 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: which vinyl is suitable for surf boards?

Replies: 22

Views: 2094

ive done lots of boards but the best method is to light sand the glass laey stick whatever on and then re glass, thats costly and time consuming but the safest way,i just airbrushed a whole bd and they guy re glassed over it to fully protect it, and yes traditionally they print onto tissue but now y...

Wed Dec 05, 2007 7:24 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: printing material??

Replies: 9

Views: 1049

thanks shane will call them, also when are the expos here in brisbane etc??

Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:33 am

Forum: Vinyl

Topic: material for printing onto surfboards

Replies: 2

Views: 492

material for printing onto surfboards

im trying to find out the product and a supplier-preferably in australia , for the material to print onto used for surfboards, traditionally artwork has been screen printed onto that rice/tissue paper, now with modern printers you dont need to screen print- you just print artwork straight out- the r...

Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:16 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: printing material??

Replies: 9

Views: 1049

traditionally artwork has been screen printed onto that rice/tissue paper, now with modern printers you dont need to screen print- you just print artwork straight out- the paper is to thin and rips, but there is a thin material which i have seen, and it can be printed onto and laid onto the surfboar...

Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:54 am

Forum: General Sign Topics

Topic: printing material??

Replies: 9

Views: 1049

printing material??

hi guys been a while, how you all doin, i have a question re printing onto a special material used to lay down on a surfboard then it is fibre glassed over the top-does anyone have the name of the material- also any aussies out there got the co name details of materials/sign supplies - gold coast ar...

Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:00 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Giant banner printing advice

Replies: 10

Views: 2581

thanks for the advice, i know its a big job/decision but the potential client is Shell todd oil company, so only worried about produucing the best job possible, its a long way off just looking ast possibilities, other option is i could just order the printing from some big company maybe, and arrange...

Sun Jun 25, 2006 2:00 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Logo from Assen race circuit.

Replies: 9

Views: 2943

nice ......should be D style not A

Sun Jun 25, 2006 1:58 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Giant banner printing advice

Replies: 10

Views: 2581

Giant banner printing advice

I am considering buying a printer, mainly for big outdoor jobs onto banners, and huge- 30metre x 20 type murals onto vinyl for some giant water storage tanks, and thinking of getting permanent hooks of some sort running along the top and bottom of these tanks and to keep the material tight, what I a...

Mon Jun 12, 2006 7:42 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Airbrushed vehicles: assortment

Replies: 15

Views: 2132

love your wk well done good to see a real artist not just someone reproducing prints,

Sun Jun 04, 2006 4:53 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Air Brush Work (not mine)

Replies: 9

Views: 1030

airbrush work

nice work , i have seen a lot of that at a very very advanced level in usa-they love it there, i have done airbrush wk for years and love it too! i went to las vegas in 02 for a weeks training- to learn share ideas etc etc made a lot of money doing this stuff, so easily paid for my holiday/training,...

Sat Jun 03, 2006 5:44 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Giclee printing vs digital printing??

Replies: 18

Views: 5824

thanks for the advice and guidance.... Im keen to get a sign printer/cutter but l want to also kill two birds with one stone and get one that prints good quality fine art prints as well as signs, banners etc etc as I love doing all types of graphics wk, so i guess i will have to research and see wha...

Fri Jun 02, 2006 6:24 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Giclee printing vs digital printing??

Replies: 18

Views: 5824

Giclee printing vs digital printing??

hi guys hows things going up in london, pretty hot here in dubai 45 degrees today, its all good though, met the sheikh last week so pretty proud with that and he also liked my portraits i did of the late sheikhs who passed away, in fact I have orders to print copies of them which leads me to my ques...

Mon Mar 06, 2006 10:32 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: airbrush ptg- complete

Replies: 3

Views: 602

airbrush ptg- complete

finally completed , put the lettering on this morn in arabic, but didnt get a photo with it on yet, met prince michael of kent and got lots of photos etc for the local paper, good advertising for me.

Mon Mar 06, 2006 10:28 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: The Simpsons

Replies: 4

Views: 613

very good

Thu Mar 02, 2006 5:11 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Airbrush Painting - pt 2

Replies: 8

Views: 995

thanks you nice people, anyways to start with i source a good pic, and its important to have good pic, the photocopy onto clear film and project on to the wall and get the airbrush going and "dust" in lightly the proportions and positioning of the main lines etc, then i go layer again doing the medi...

Wed Mar 01, 2006 5:01 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Airbrush Painting - pt 2

Replies: 8

Views: 995

Airbrush Painting - pt 2

This is the second sheikh- Zayed i have been working on, I just do a little bit at a time when i get a chance, as I'm teaching art and design during the day, Obviously not finished yet. , hope you like.

Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:44 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: painted Mural: nursery

Replies: 7

Views: 925

looks very time consuming, excellent work.

Sun Feb 26, 2006 3:30 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Airbrush Painting- Sheikh Maktoum

Replies: 22

Views: 2017

funny you say that jill as this isnt the finished pic and i have just home tonight from doing exactly that, white highlights to liven it up, and yes it looks a lot better

Sat Feb 25, 2006 4:27 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: vehicle graphics: safehands cleaning

Replies: 20

Views: 1942

nice work , i think it does the job well- communicating their services plain and simple and good sizing and colours makes it easier to read when moving, good wk

Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:17 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Airbrush Painting- Sheikh Maktoum

Replies: 22

Views: 2017

size is approx 2metres square

Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:16 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Illustration- Arabian horse

Replies: 6

Views: 920

thanks, its done in pencil and rubbing stick for the soft look and electric eraser for the highlights

Thu Feb 23, 2006 12:03 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Illustration- Arabian horse

Replies: 6

Views: 920

Illustration- Arabian horse

I know this really isnt signwriting, but i like to do illustration as well as traditional signs/graphics, I am doing a series on arabian and race horses, this is the first, the quality of photo isnt to good but hope you can enjoy what you see. I will post some airbrush work I am doing at the mo too!...

Thu Feb 23, 2006 9:12 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Airbrush Painting- Sheikh Maktoum

Replies: 22

Views: 2017

thanks for your nice comments, i am actually stuck inside today as it has been pouring down in the middle of the desert believe it or not and the city has stopped,

Wed Feb 22, 2006 6:56 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Gigantic printing- Dubai

Replies: 6

Views: 787

this half is approx 30 metres wide by 15 metres high at a guess, then theres the other half which is double this again- i didnt do this work i just admired it and wanted to share it with you guys

Wed Feb 22, 2006 5:16 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Gigantic printing- Dubai

Replies: 6

Views: 787

yes im teaching art and design in dubai and doing a bit of freelance work too! this is an advert for the formula 1 racing in bahrain in march, up on scaffolding is put up and then sheets applied then they pull up the artwork on canvas which is sewn together in big strips, looks good will take more p...

Wed Feb 22, 2006 3:44 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Gigantic printing- Dubai

Replies: 6

Views: 787

Gigantic printing- Dubai

Finally heres the gigantic print that they have done here in dubai, its only half of the actual size, its absolutely gigantic, and well designed artwork too! i think so anyway. enjoy

Wed Feb 22, 2006 3:34 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Airbrush Painting- Sheikh Maktoum

Replies: 22

Views: 2017

Airbrush Painting- Sheikh Maktoum

Hers an airbrush picture I am doing on the wall at a school in dubai, sepia tone from a black and white photo of the sheikh that passed away recently, I am also doing another one- sheikh zayed next to him, he also passed away last year, hope you like, will post the rest when finished.

Tue Feb 21, 2006 5:53 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: help with loading an image

Replies: 3

Views: 628

thanks, i went there and attached file etc but my message came up and no picture- i give up

Tue Feb 21, 2006 5:51 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: printed vinyl mural advice please?

Replies: 6

Views: 1545

thanks for the advice will see how i go!

Tue Feb 21, 2006 5:48 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: Illustration-Arabian Horse-Image now loaded

Replies: 1

Views: 360

Illustration-Arabian Horse-Image now loaded

I know this really isnt signwriting, but i like to do illustration as well as traditional signs/graphics, I am doing a series on arabian and race horses, this is the first, the quality of photo isnt to good but hope you can enjoy what you see. I will post some airbrush work I am doing at the mo too!...

Fri Feb 10, 2006 7:15 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: super graphics

Replies: 2

Views: 385

super graphics

Thanks for the guidance re- loading pics, i was trying to do it from the wrong forum -duuuuuuuuuurrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrheres 1/2 of the graphics i wanted to show you guys from dubai, its huge and its pretty well done too! plus this is only half of the banner, i tried to take a second photo but camera d...

Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:59 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: help with loading an image

Replies: 3

Views: 628

help with loading an image

i know this question is asked all the time and i have the printout instructions in front of me , but! there is no section for attaching files, it just has a part called add a poll there is no browse section?? please help- again sorry for being a dummy, i just dont do this often

Wed Feb 08, 2006 6:45 pm

Forum: Sublimation Printing

Topic: Heat Press problem - what am I doing wrong?

Replies: 26

Views: 8708

i have had the same prob before and tried everything, i just put it down to a bad batch of print vinyl, and got a new lot in and it worked fine.

Wed Feb 08, 2006 6:15 pm

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: printed vinyl mural advice please?

Replies: 6

Views: 1545

printed vinyl mural advice please?

Hi, i have a question regarding a vinyl mural on the side of a truck/trailer, basically its a big flat surface and a mural thats semi cartoon style that is quite busy, most of it has a black outline. It is about 8 metres long by 3 metres high, I have done this mural on both sides of the truck and do...

Tue Feb 07, 2006 3:22 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: just saying hi from dubai

Replies: 19

Views: 1970

dubai is i n the united arab emirates, abu dhabi is the capital, its on the top part of saudi arabia and below iran with the gulf in between, very nice place very americanised, eg big everything, buildings, cars trucks, and now my stomach, all is good though. i also lived in california and toured us...

Mon Feb 06, 2006 2:12 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Copyright

Replies: 39

Views: 5234

its simple just create your own ideas!! if you are a designer........prove it.

Sun Feb 05, 2006 4:00 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Airbrushing Courses

Replies: 5

Views: 1172

I loved the airbrush when i first picked one up at high school, i found i had to teach myself, and just read books etc and practiced the exercises from them, i ended up teaching it at poly tech level in NZ, its was only 3 years ago i went to La's vegas and got some training from the masters michael ...

Sun Feb 05, 2006 3:52 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: just saying hi from dubai

Replies: 19

Views: 1970

the thing is people from hm-NZ and other places have a bad picture of places like dubai etc and all they hear about is negative stuff from the newspapers re terrorist activity etc etc, it was worse in Lindon when i lived there, there is nothing whatsoever remotely like that here. Plus its mainly ex ...

Tue Jan 31, 2006 4:47 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: just saying hi from dubai

Replies: 19

Views: 1970

yes it is good here ................if you are patient with people and dont expect things done right away, the beaches are nice and warm 10 months of the year, the best thing is i left my mob phone, wallet etc etc on the front seat of the car one night in a public place and later on it was still the...

Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:24 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: just saying hi from dubai

Replies: 19

Views: 1970

just saying hi from dubai

hows it going i havent been on here for months as i have moved to dubai, have popped back on to see whats been happening and look at the nice wk on display, they have amazing super graphics here absolutely gigantic, and they put them up over 1-2 nights so you see a bare scaffolding one night then wo...

Sat Jun 25, 2005 4:32 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Plotters Required for planned expansion

Replies: 3

Views: 396

i have a plotter desktop camm 1 roland cm 24 plus a heatpress machine for sale selling plotter for about £700 print press £800 email me if you are interested michaelmonty11@hotmail.com
thanks

Wed Jun 22, 2005 9:56 am

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Plotters Required for planned expansion

Replies: 3

Views: 396

hi. are you still looking for a plotter, cutter??

Mon Jun 20, 2005 9:43 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: how good are the roland camm 1 plotters?

Replies: 14

Views: 3856

no worries mate good luck, I'm sure someone will want mine sooner or later otherwise i will just keep it, it s kinda like a best mate to me after the work its done for me!

Mon Jun 20, 2005 9:10 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Vinyl Cutter Required Urgently!

Replies: 5

Views: 703

do you still require a cutter plotter??? see my ad on this page if you do!
cheers

Sun Jun 19, 2005 3:43 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Roland cutter and heat press for sale

Replies: 0

Views: 269

Roland cutter and heat press for sale

I have a Roland CM - 24 desktop sign cutter and a hot press t shirt printing machine I am selling as Im off to Dubai shortly. I paid £900 for the print press a year ago and have only used it part time as I teach full time. It is still in excellent condition and has easily made its money back for me ...

Sun Jun 19, 2005 3:22 pm

Forum: Roland Cutters

Topic: how good are the roland camm 1 plotters?

Replies: 14

Views: 3856

roland camm 1

colin i have one for sale as im going to live in dubai soon and dont want to bother shipping, i am going to teach at an international school so they will be buying a brand new one anyways,

details in buy, sell, swap forum

(mod-edit) admin@uksignboards.com

Sun Jun 19, 2005 9:30 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hi! I am a newbie and I need advice on T-shirt printing!

Replies: 12

Views: 2675

printer/cutter

sorry rob just did a reply didnt realise i had done this.

Sun Jun 19, 2005 9:19 am

Forum: General Printing Topics

Topic: Print, Honest answer required.

Replies: 12

Views: 2233

Fly by Nighters

I often read people saying"fly by nighters" and "unqualified" which i guess there are, at least they are trying, and its an honest living. I left school with the qualifications required to do whatever i wanted-not true my passion was art/design and could not get an apprenticeship anywhere. I ended u...

Thu Jun 16, 2005 1:12 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: T-shirt supplier

Replies: 6

Views: 1680

yes i use them evry day . they are in london the guys are really helpfull, the quality is good, and they have a greast range of shirts, they have recently moved .

Wed Jun 15, 2005 9:55 pm

Forum: Buy - Sell - Employment

Topic: Vinyl Cutter/Printing Press for sale

Replies: 1

Views: 506

Vinyl Cutter/Printing Press for sale

I have a Roland CM - 24 desktop sign cutter and a hot press t shirt printing machine I am thinking of selling as Im offto Dubai shortly. I paid £900 for the print press a year ago and have only used it part ime as I teach full time. It is still in excellent condition and has easily made its money ba...

Sat Jun 04, 2005 11:53 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Your sign is expensive!

Replies: 17

Views: 1522

mate tell them where to go, i wouldn't even bother trying to bargain with them or justify yourself, those type of people dont pay anyway. dont waste your time. Think of the power, time cutting applying, designing etc put that energy into someone who is glad to pay for your skill.

Sun May 08, 2005 10:35 pm

Forum: Graphic Design Help

Topic: can anyone advise with a black cab wrap please?

Replies: 9

Views: 2295

can anyone advise with a black cab wrap please?

here's a design i did for an opal nera black sambuca on a black cab , hope you like. I have actually painted it but haven't got the photos yet, I'm pretty slack at that kinda stuff.
I welcome any advice from the experts please.

Thu Apr 14, 2005 9:48 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello from Paul - Australia

Replies: 25

Views: 2307

hhi how are you, what part of nz, i live in uk at present, from taranaki, going to live in dubai soon. but keen to end up in the gold coast, hows the wk there

Thu Apr 07, 2005 8:44 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: window signage: Afterdark

Replies: 15

Views: 2106

nice wk ive seen that style on a cd cover simple and classy--ish

Tue Apr 05, 2005 9:07 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: the Sign uk show

Replies: 14

Views: 1009

uk sign awards

why aren't the sign awards tied in with the weekend , would love to go but tied up with wk????? :(

Mon Apr 04, 2005 5:41 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: airbrush graphics: crazy frog

Replies: 17

Views: 3392

excellent work i love airbrush and good to see it on here

Sun Apr 03, 2005 11:17 am

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: t shirt supplier?

Replies: 3

Views: 475

t shirt supplier?

does anyone know where a good quality t shirt/hoody supplier is around london, obviously i would like wholesale prices, good deal, as i will often be using them, for my shirt printing, thanks

Sun Apr 03, 2005 11:08 am

Forum: Gallery

Topic: van graphics: tek 8

Replies: 10

Views: 1362

nice work with the lettering , but robs constructive crit is right, good wk

Thu Mar 31, 2005 1:21 pm

Forum: Traditional

Topic: airbrushing: jordan air time

Replies: 8

Views: 4147

airbrushing: jordan air time

i knew the title would make you look........heres some wk i did a while back hope you like, its a mixture of mainly airbrush wk and a little vinyl.

Thu Mar 31, 2005 1:13 pm

Forum: Gallery

Topic: fabricated lettering: transcend

Replies: 17

Views: 3103

awesome wk rob, very classy

Tue Mar 29, 2005 6:20 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: Hello From San Diego California, USA

Replies: 13

Views: 1401

welcome

hey mate hows it going, looks like fun in hawaii, will there on my way home to new zealand in july, to do a spot off surfing , maybe even visit san diego, i have done a bit of large scale mural stuff ( not quite like the wyland walls) in california had some good times too, such an awesome place and ...

Sat Mar 12, 2005 4:42 pm

Forum: Say Hello & Off Topic Chat

Topic: airbrush expo-milan

Replies: 0

Views: 277

airbrush expo-milan

does anyone know about the airbrush/graphics expo in milan, i think its in April, i am trying to find out more details, thanks.

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