Tag Archives: Vintage Signs

Storytelling Sketches

I like to think of every sketch as a story. Not always a big one, with a grand plot and story arc. Stories can be quiet little everyday things tucked into bigger pieces.  Like this Saturday morning sketch at Social … Continue reading

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Many thanks!

To everyone who came to the show on Sunday, or sent their wishes, thank you! It was lovely to see so many people turn up, share memories of the signs I’ve come to know through sketching them, buy books, and … Continue reading

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A book, a show, and a sketchcrawl

My vintage signs book is finally here (and yes, it’s for sale!) Continue reading

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Usk Chicago Part 2: Chicago Theater and the L

Morning sketches at the Symposium. Continue reading

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The Other Project

A quick look at some recent sketches of vintage signs in San Jose Continue reading

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Launching vintagesignsanjose.com (and asking for your help)

If you know a history buff, interested in the history of Santa Clara Valley. Or someone who lived in the area and might know more about these signs or have a story to share, could you point them to the site? Continue reading

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