Cut and layered Oracal high performance vinyl
Cut and layered high performance vinyl
Custom post and panel system featuring enclosed message board from Howard Industries. Lettering is 3M reflective film.
Cut and layered vinyl with digital print done on Gerber Edge
Lettering and graphics are 3M reflective films, with Gerber Edge printed gradient.
Cut vinyl with digital print done on Gerber Edge
Cut and layered vinyl with Real Gold 22K gold leaf vinyl
Cut vinyl graphics done with Oracal high performance and fluorescent vinyl film
Cut vinyl with digital print done on Gerber Edge
Cut vinyl with digital print done on Gerber Edge and an outline of Real Gold 22K gold leaf vinyl
Cut vinyl with digital print done on Gerber Edge
Cut vinyl with digital print done on Gerber Edge
Vinyl lettering with hand-painted eye graphic on 48-by-48-in. panel of 10mm aluminum composite material with an 18-by-48-in. lower panel; background is blended 1 Shot enamels.
3M reflective films on a 42-by-42-in. panel of 10mm aluminum composite material finished with automotive basecoat/clear coat finish
Digital print done on Gerber Edge with cut vinyl and RealGold 22k gold leaf vinyl
Cut vinyl and digital print done on Gerber Edge
Cut vinyl combined with Gerber Edge digital printing on the small logos
Full wrap with 3M 1080 Hot Rod Red film with burgundy and black cut vinyl accents. All lettering is Edge printed on 3M 680 CR Reflective.
Cheryl Dickson
Erik Dickson

Erik Dickson

By SignCraft Magazine

Posted on Thursday, February 28th, 2019

This approach has worked really well for me. I seldom have a customer who is not pleased, and I’m always at least satisfied that what goes out the door is effective.

Mostly vehicles: I’m doing about the same mix of work as I’ve always done. Most of the work I do is on wheels. I would say 85% of it is vehicle graphics. The rest are mostly flat signs. I seldom pick up a roller to paint a background. It’s either going to have a vinyl background or I will take the panel to a body shop and have it sprayed. I try to work clean. I also do some architectural signs which I outsource to Howard Industries.

I think I get to be a little more creative than I used to, too. For a while there, all you could do was cut and layer vinyl, but now with digital printing you can do a lot more with your designs.


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