|Finished apart from drilling some fixing holes,|
the sign looks really good in monotone.
|Having made the Empi Equipped sign earlier|
I thought about another sign again just using
the marker pens. I decided what I was going
to do and prepared a piece of 3mm ply to the
|Again after the board has been sanded down,|
it's time to get the design onto the board, a
good pencil, pencil sharpener and a BIG
eraser is all you need...
|After sketching out the design, time to bring in|
the ruler to get some good strong straight lines
|So, once I was happy with the design and the|
wording, out came the marker pens. I use two
markers, a fine tip Steadtler Lumocolor, and
an Edding 300 marker with a bullet tip.
|Then it's simply a case of filling in the design,|
a bit like painting by numbers you did as a
kid, you did do painting by numbers as a kid
|For any of my readers that do not know what|
painting by numbers is, it is a book of various
outlined designs that you could colour in using
paint or felt tip pens and at the end you would
have created a work of art.
|It really is that simple. The monotone of the|
sign makes it really stand out. I think I'll be
doing a lot more monotone signs because they
are quicker and easier to produce and look