Scott Hoyt Photo by Rocco Chiara, www.roccochiara.com
CNC-carved 24-by-30-in. panel of SignFoam high density urethane board finished with 1 Shot enamel paints
Convex-carved HDU board letters applied to a HDU board background with incise-carved secondary lettering that is mounted on a 30-by-60-in. Komacel PVC board panel. Post wraps are routed PVC board over the internal 4-by-4-in. treated posts with Dura-Cap finials. The incise-carved ornament is from the Vector Art Mega Collection.
Cut out, incise-carved HDU board letters mounted on 4-by-6-ft. overlaid plywood panel, painted with 1 Shot enamel paints. The flower graphic is hand-carved HDU board. Gary Anderson, Bloomington Design, Bloomington, Indiana, collaborated on the design.
Cut out, incise-carved HDU board letters mounted on 2-by-3-ft. overlaid plywood panel finished with I Shot enamel paint. The horse and rider graphic is cut out HDU board and hand painted. Lettering is finished with 23K gold leaf.
Incise-carved lettering on 30-by-60-in. panel of 1½-in. HDU board. Ornaments are from Mike Jackson’s Golden Era Studios collections [www.letterheadfonts.com].
Cut out, incise-carved HDU board lettering on 16-by-60-in. panel of 1½-in. HDU board, mounted on a pylon wrapped with aluminum composite material. Field is cut out, incise-carved HDU board lettering on triangular PVC board panel. The airplane graphic is hand-carved HDU mounted on a PVC board panel. The lettering is gilded and the components are finished with enamel paint. The sign is 6-ft. tall.
Cut out, incise-carved HDU board lettering on 30-by-60-in. panel of 1½-in. HDU board. The brush graphic is hand-carved HDU board. The lettering is gilded and the components are finished with enamel paint. The sign is double-faced and the faces were joined with HDU blocking. The base is covered with faux stone panels from Texture Plus.
Reverse-cut gold leaf vinyl film with black vinyl outlines; ornaments are from Mike Jackson’s Golden Era Studios collections.
Incise-carved lettering on 20-by-30-in. panel of 1½-in. HDU board finished with enamel paints. Secondary copy is vinyl film.
Incise-carved lettering on 18-by-24-in. panel of 1½-in. HDU board. The teapot is hand-carved HDU board, gilded, with hand-painted ornaments. The deep purple background is enamel paint.
Cut out, incise-carved HDU board lettering on 5-by-12-ft. panel of 1½-in. HDU board. The lettering is gilded and the panel is finished with enamel paints.

Profile: Scott Hoyt

By SignCraft Magazine

Posted on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Educating customers about this is just part of our job, even if you get a little tired of doing it sometimes. A well-designed sign, with added interest from a graphic or some dimension, is more memorable to those who see it. That turns the sign from just basic identification into real advertising, which makes the sign a better value.

That’s why I like to add dimension to a sign when I can. It’s amazing how much appeal that can add to a sign. It may just be a 3D graphic on an otherwise flat sign, but it make people more likely to look at it and get the message. That’s my job—to make sure that they get the message.

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