|So as usual the first thing to do after sanding|
the piece down was to apply a base coat. I
used white, simply because I have a plentiful
supply of white.!
|I wanted this sign to be bright and 'in your face'|
So for the main colour I used 'Goldenrod' a
lovely deep gold colour.
|For a stark contrast I applied 'Roasted Red' as|
an 1/2in border around the outside.
|A close up of the font I had chosen for this|
|I do like this font, which I think will suit the |
overall concept of this sign.
|The wording needed to stand out so I used|
light antique white, the wording will have a
darker outline added later.
|First coat to the lettering all finished, I was |
hoping the light antique white would cover
the goldenrod base, but it looked very opaque
close up, so I ended up applying 2 coats.
|The wording with 2 coats of white, I will put a|
darker outline to the wording at a later stage.
|Here the wording has had a first coat, and it|
doesn't look too bad from here, but trust me
it was very washy close up.
|2nd coat of white to the lettering applied.|
|Photo of the sign outside on a cloudy day. I|
was hoping to get a true colour match but due
to the weather conditions it doesn't really show
in the photos.
|I normally use a black liner to outline any |
wording, but I decided to try a new red liner
on this side. I'm not sure if I like it or not, it
doesn't seem to make the letters stand out
|The other side of the sign in daylight.|