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Mini Apprenticeship

Meet Taylor
He completed 4 weeks 
& now he’s 
a sign painter & glass gilder


The Weekend Course

1 weekend and a lot of dedication

and you become a signpainter too

What do
Chloe Tickner
Nina Cornwall
Signwriting by Dawn 
share in common?

5 Day Courses

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Over 400 sign painters trained since 2013

Growing your skills

From Day 1


You’ll need to bring

passion, chocolate biscuits and a head full of ideas

The rest we’ve got covered.

We have all the kit inc: posters, books, paints, brushes, demos, layouts and designs.



Imagine where you’ll be

6 months from now

if you really work at this?

An absolutely brilliant introduction in a welcoming environment and exactly what I hoped it would be.

I was very nervous about picking up a brush and instead the time flew by and I learnt a huge amount.


It’s great that you’re teaching this properly and passing your knowledge on.

Perry Signs London

Thank you so much for all your training Nick. I couldn’t have done it without you.

Signwriting Jack

I can't believe my luck when I get to say I am a full-time signwriter myself 3 years later. I still have so much to learn, but I wouldn't be where I am without Nick's guidance and support.

Signwriting by Dawn

What I got out of Signsmiths, was knowledge, confidence, skills, support and new pals.
I'm now working full time as a sign painter and chalkboard writer.

Didier, ‘Chalky UK’


2 Day WeekendS

5 day courses


Email us re our Day Lettering programs

Start times 10.00am

@Sydenham STUDIO

Integrated learning modules to suit each artist

Integrated learning modules to suit each artist


‘Completing work

on-site builds

such confidence’


The 5 Day NGS sign writing course rolls on neatly from the weekender and dips into advanced techniques, working Live with Nick on site and lots of goodstuff. Hit the button for all the info and PDF.

With an optional Friday evening social we kick-off the Saturday and Sunday with beautifully structured days on the brush. The perfect way to start you off the way I was. Proper and pukka.

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We can strengthen your



oh Gosh I think I’m a Sign Writer!

Join Nick in the dedicated NGS Studio for great learning sessions loaded with fun, support and inspiration. London signwriter Nick Garrett passes on wealth of knowledge through these popular sign writing courses.

Our innovative, hands-on learning methods allow you to quickly gain lots of skills and focus on your own sign-craft path.

You can also talk directly to Nick here

Whatsapp/mobile +44 (0) 7960113799


Getting Started is pretty easy

we’ll get back to you by return

Which course appeals and what you'd like to achieve.
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