Sign painting

Ashley Willerton – Historic Pub Signage

Ash was recently commissioned to bring one of Newcastle’s oldest pub signs back to life.

Named after its original proprietor in 1778, Richard Swarley, this historic C18th building has now been restored to its former glory thanks to Ash’s sympathetic design & colour scheme.

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Ashley Willerton – Gilded signage

Bright, bold & beautiful! Superb hand painted & gilded signage by Ashley Willerton for Tynemouth retailer, Razzberry Bazaar.

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Ashley Willerton – Signage

Ashley recently designed, hand-painted & reverse glass gilded this extremely handsome tattoo sign.

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Ashley Willerton – Channel 4

In these photos, Ashley can be seen putting the finishing touches to a sign that he designed and painted for Channel 4’s ‘Love It or List It’ programme.

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Ashley Willerton – Courtyard restaurant

Alnwick Castle, film location for Harry Potter and Downton Abbey commissioned Ashley to design, paint and gild two mirrors for their newly refurbished Courtyard restaurant.

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Ashley Willerton – Everyman Cinema

Our superb sign writer, Ashley Willerton designed this reimagined version of the Rocketman film poster & hand painted it live at the launch event of Newcastle’s new Everyman Cinema.

Ashley’s artwork was later auctioned on behalf of the Elton John AIDS foundation.

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Ashley Willerton – OFFF Conference Barcelona

Ashley Willerton was asked by OFFF Conference Barcelona to design, paint & gild a bespoke glass sign over the course of the 3 day festival. This was to demonstrate the tools & techniques used in the all but forgotten craft of traditional sign painting & gilding. Great job Ash!

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Ashley Willerton – Mural

Ashley Willerton was commissioned to design and hand paint a custom lettering piece for popular Newcastle street food vendor, The Little Fishy.

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