Sign Painting

A practical guide to tools, materials, and techniques



ISBN: 9781786276926 Category:

Mike Meyer, Sam Roberts


This book introduces the fundamentals of sign painting, allowing readers to learn about the tools, materials and techniques needed to create painted signs. All the basics are covered, from choosing and using brushes, paints, mahl sticks, dippers and pencils, to how to prepare and finish surfaces, transfer designs, mix paint and work with the brush. A gallery section of original alphabets, created for the book by sign painters around the world, provides visual inspiration and demonstrates a wide variety of styles and approaches.

Additional information

Weight 956 g
Dimensions 22.1 x 28.5 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 27 April 2021
Number of pages 192
Format Hardback
Dimensions 22.1 x 28.5 cm
Weight 956 g
Mike Meyer is a sign painter from Minnesota who is widely recognized as one of the masters of the craft. Together with Spain-based sign painting expert Sam Roberts, Mike runs Better Letters, which promotes sign painting internationally through workshops and educational activities.