Custom Painting

From Russia with Love

This was a fun project to work on considering I can’t read or write, to my knowledge, the Russian that I painted on it. Trusting the client to come up with the sayings and words to be painted on this Shark helmet was a must. I then had to research the spellings and convert the letters into a block style font that I could create by hand. Everything was done in a very traditional manner of laying out the design and painting by hand with lettering brushes except for the front and rear designs that utilize negative space. Those were done using a stencil technique.

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Boat Registration Numbers

If you’re registering your new or used boat and need to have new registration numbers put on the bow along with the new registration stickers you now have an alternative to vinyl! Get paint! I can hand letter your new numbers and it’ll look a hell of a lot better than some cheap vinyl stickers that lacks character and any thought for placement, color and spacing. I use an oil based pinstripe/lettering enamel used in the sign painting industry for ages which holds up well to heat,cold,sun,water and will age with your boat and can also be touched up if need be without complete removal unlike vinyl lettering. Here’s a couple of pictures from a recent job featuring a script I enjoy using.

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