Ghost signs of Ballarat

Fabulous article and pictures by Kara Irving in The Courier newspaper of Ballarat about local ghost signs. THE pale green and yellow markings of a hand painted Daytron Electronics sign still peeks above the brick-building tops on the Doveton Street North horizon. After three decades of being exposed to Ballarat’s scorching summers and harsh winters, […]

Signwriting | Signs Of The Times

Disappearing commercial art preserved in photographs by John Hunter, Melbourne Australia. A wish to document for future generations the skill and art of generations of signwriters resulted in this collection. I wanted to record the craft of signwriters and commercial artists who who used font, colour, shape, space, a keen eye for proportion and a […]