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Tom Collins, Sign Artist

Here’s some more fine work by Limerick-based sign artist Tom Collins, this time the intricate craft of water gilding.



I was very taken by how well this project complemented a lovely old premises like Karl Kleiser’s piano shop, so I thought it might be nice to keep a record of the job, and then I thought, why not put a few of the pics together in the form of a little video?

Here you go.   I hope you like it.

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Tom Collins, Sign Artist, Gives a Gilding Appreciation Workshop

Here’s Tom Collins, a Limerick-based sign artist.

In this video, he’s offering a lucky few the opportunity to gain an appreciation of water gilding, an ancient craft that hasn’t changed in a thousand years.




Have a look here at Tom hand-painting a sign.