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The Digital Academy Signmaker’s Workshop
The Digital Academy Signmaker’s Workshop
When and Where
For more information please contact:
Dawn Reid
Dawn Reid
07801 981 325

Course Syllabus

Using a range of Antalis materials the following techniques will be demonstrated;

Basic Application of Vinyls. Learn the basics of applying vinyl graphics and what vinyls/techniques to use when and where.

Vinyl Application

First Steps in Vinyl Application
- Vinyl - What, When and How.
- Weeding & Applying application tapes
- Preparing surfaces for application of vinyl
- Use of water/application fluids
- Applying Basic text

Moving on from the Basics
- Applying multi layers of vinyl
- Flood Coating of substrate with vinyl
- Working on Glass - etched films

Basics of Vehicle Livery

Get back to basics, forget vehicle wrapping this is all about the ever popular basic lettering on commercial vehicles

First Steps in Vehicle Livery
- General advice on layout - easy and hard areas to fit graphics to.
- Cleaning and preparation of the vehicle
- Basic application of vinyl to vehicle.

Moving on From the Basics
- Applying graphics to the front of vehicle - making it look straight
- Flood coating recessed panels
- Applying vinyl over recesses and basic curves.
- Trimming vinyl on a vehicle - dealing with door/panel seams

The Basics of making a signboard

Most Vinyl graphics have to be applied to something, if not a vehicle then it is probably a signboard, find out how and from what to make them.

First Steps in Making Signboards
- Substrates - what, when and how
- Cutting and finishing different substrates to include finishing of banners.
- Fixings for signs - what, when & how.

Moving on from the basics
- Step by step guide to making your own sign trays
- Frames - what, when and how.
- Making and fitting your own flat cut letters.

Course cost £75 per person - includes lunch and course materials
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