West Albany HS Gymnasium

Hand painted with 1-Shot enamels and a 2″ brush. Letter centers are a brush blended gradient using 5 pre-mixed shades of yellow. They are next pinstripe outlined. My wife, Jana (janajohnsonartwork.com), does amazing work with a brush and painted the…

West Albany High School

This was the first of many projects for West Albany High School. Artwork was designed into a scaled image and proofed. It was projected & penciled in after dark. Then all hand painted in enamels during a heat wave of…

InsideOut Garden Visions

Letters are cnc router cut from a PVC board. The background board is MDO plywood. All paint is 1-Shot lettering enamel. The lavender colored floral design at the bottom is painted using vinyl cut paint mask. My signature is embedded…

Aqua Restaurant & Bar

The letters are modified from a beautiful typeface. The crossbars on the A’s and the tail on the Q were rebuilt (re-designed). The letters are cnc carved out of high density urethane (HDU) in 3 dimensions on an XYZ axis…

Corvallis Cat Care

Sign background exceeds 48″ in both directions by criss-crossing 2 sheets of MDO plywood. Double stacked raised dimensional letters and parts are cnc router cutout from 1/2″ PVC board. Posts are p.t. 6×6’s, skinned in cedar 1×8, capped with cedar…

Thormahlen glass

Created as a glass sample project for a glue-chipping workshop with our local Oregon contingent of eclectic sign crafters at a Portland Letterhead gathering. 1/4″ glass has been sandblasted, then glue-chipped. Primary lettering is a 2-tone 23K gild, with the…

Advanced Environmental Systems

This project started as a logo design. It features bold convex primary letters and an beautiful contrasting script for the secondary lettering. The convex letters change in color from blue at top left, to green at bottom right. Being two-tone…

‘Gerdy’, CBS’s mobile brew truck.

This rig is all set up to roll into a bachelor party, brew beer, then show back up at the wedding and serve the same beer from the 4 tap handles mounted to the outside. My original design work is…