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Design Related Film/Doc's

Discussion in 'Graphic Design Forum:' started by scotty, Dec 31, 2014.

  1. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    This may be the shortest ever thread because I've not come across too many design related film/documentaries.

    Thought I'd share one I just watched called Sign Painters about traditional sign painting/writing and it was awesome.
    I'm getting back into hand lettering which was one of the ways I started off back when I worked at a newspaper so it was especially enjoyable for me.
    Only £2.49 on Blinkbox after searching for it for an absolute age.

    http://vimeo.com/61006621

    Anyone have any other recommendations?
     
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  2. Wardy

    Wardy Active Member

    That looks cool, will check it out. I used to do lots of hand-lettering for logos and stuff back in the day.
     
  3. fips

    fips Member

  4. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    I've been trying to track it down for ages and glad I did.
    It was really good to watch something so well made about something you're really into.

    I used to have to draw feature page headers for the newspaper by hand a lot and looking back I quite enjoyed it too.
    I've also been wanting to get back into some trad sign writing again and I've been getting some lettering brushes together and just need to get some One Shot for a dabble in the New Year.

    @Fippsey

    Thanks for the link. Will check that out further.
    Don't think the Sign Painters film was anything to do with Creative Review as it was a feature length thing which was on general release this year (I think) and I didn't see CR mentioned in the titles.
    Yep. I actually read the titles. ;)
     
  5. Levi

    Levi Moderator Staff Member

    I thought we had that posted up before because it was on bbc or something.... could be wrong though
     
  6. fips

    fips Member

    Looks like i saw a sign painting video, saw your link, put 2+2 together and got 10… sorry lads ha :rolleyes:
     
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  7. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    I don't know Levi. I've been trying to find it online or other for quite a while now but most accessible and cheapest was on Blinkbox.
    It was only released in 2014.

    It's a really good watch although watching people sign wright was SO therapeutic that my wife fell asleep. o_O
    Some of those old sign writers are quite bad-ass.
     
  8. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    It's okay Fippsey.

    I can't tell my arse from my elbow half the time. ;)
     
  9. yusuf74

    yusuf74 Member

    Hello Scotty and Fippsey for your conversion all guys many, many happy new year.
     

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