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Wed April 10, 2013
I Saw The Sign: The Old-Fashioned Art Of Sign-Painting
Hand-painted signs once dotted the landscape. They brought color, style, and distinction to stores and products, and were the nation’s first form of advertising…and today, with computer graphics and large-scale printing available for cheap, they are pretty much going the way of the horse and buggy… But a number of hand-painting holdouts are sticking with brushes – and are the subject of Sign Painters, a new documentary film about the craft directed by Sam Macon and Faythe Levine.
Check out our interview with Sign Painters Director, Sam Macon