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Old 08-07-2017, 11:54 PM
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Painting a cafe sign

Hi there, my local cafe has asked me to paint two signs for them to display outside their place - one A-frame and one similar size, but not an A-frame.

I'm totally stoked and excited to do this, but I need to give them a quote and feel rather out of my depth. I am much more used to quoting for print and digital media rather than paintings of any kind, so I am looking for a little direction here.

Paint will be part of the quote... which brings me to another question, what kind of paint works best for signs outdoors? I'm only just starting to play with acrylics on a canvas again - would they be suitable or should I try sample paint pots from my local hardware store?

If anyone can offer advice or point me towards some resources, that would be super appreciated
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Old 08-08-2017, 05:40 AM
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Re: Painting a cafe sign

I think you must have a solid waterproof backing, I don't think canvas would suffice.

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