Intro to Sign Painting



In this Intro to Sign Painting workshop you will learn how to make a beautiful wooden sign for your home, your garden, or your room… from priming your board to the last coat. Erno will step you through many of the lettering principles, color theory, and most importantly how to hold a sign painter brush like a master! At the end of this workshop, you will walk away with your very unique custom-made sign, to keep or to gift to a loved one.

Tutor: Erno Hajos


  • Essential signpainting materials
  • Paint mixing and brush paletting, and proper brush care
  • Basic brush strokes
  • Intro to letter styles- casual, block and script
  • Transfer techniques – learn different ways of transferring your own designs onto different surfaces.
  • Create your own design! Learn how to compose and sketch out a design from scratch.

We provide all materials and tools for you to create your sign on the day.
Brushes will be available to purchase if you wish to continue your practice at home.


What students say about Erno’s Sign Painting workshop:

James G. (June 2022)
Absolutely awesome class, great to be around a diverse bunch of individuals with a common passion for paint! Shout out to Erno for his knowledge and skill on display, great lessons learnt.

July D. (June 2022)
I loved being around other people interested in the sign painting craft! It was good to see all ages where keen to learn how to paint letters! Erno brought a whole bunch of books by iconic overseas sign painters for us to browse which was a thoughtful touch!


Erno Hajos

Class Location


35 Uxbridge Road Howick, 2014

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