One more hand painted mural project got done recently, at an animal hospital in San Diego, CA. This is the back wall of the hospital which the client wanted to brand. It works well as an attractive visual in the neighborhood, and to tease approaching traffic about what’s in the building. My old sign painting skills got a pleasant place to work on this one, and the client loved it.
Your humble sign painter got a little cost-effective sign painting in today, for Costco Carmel Mountain in the San Diego area. The manager told me their monument sign’s painted letters didn’t match the corporate logo – I can completely understand why it bugged him!
Here is the “before” picture – the “o'” and “s” shapes were wrong in “Costco”, and the “s” was the same odd shape in “wholesale”.
After taking careful dimensions I went back to the shop to prepare. With the proper logo in hand, I created the paper pattern to transfer the design to the monument, to know where to paint – and paint out the malformed letters.
On site, I matched the background color by eye, then painted out the offending letter shapes.
Then, on to painting the client’s correct corporate logo. I also took a moment to refresh all the red, since it’s a color that fades easier than others..
Here is the final result – hand-painted cost-effective signs have created another happy customer!
It’s Gold Ribbon School award season here in Southern California again! Big City Signs is your school award sign expert. Click here to contact us for a successful Gold Ribbon Award sign project.
Why? Here’s why:
First, Big City Signs is a licensed, insured CA contractor – lic. # 936391
Next, you’re covered because Big City is a DIR registered contractor — # 1000038153. According to California SB 854, any project or vendor that is paid with public funds is subject to prevailing wage requirements and vendors are required to be DIR registered.
Third, since 1981, I’ve had the opportunity to help many schools with murals and award signs – throughout Southern California, from San Diego to Los Angeles and just about everywhere in between. Click this link to see samples. A couple of photos of recent work on awards and murals are included below.
How do you begin the process of getting your own Gold Ribbon Award sign? Contact me today.
Thanks! – Paul Borne – Owner
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