This week we explore the artistic side of sign painting. The history of sign painting focuses on the unique hand crafted fonts--but words can only do so much. Imagery is critical, especially when trying to sell products.
With this mural by Raul Baltazar, La Estrella takes an interesting route--instead of showing its food, they portray the atmosphere and crowd at their restaurant. The sign definitely captures the essence of its business, and offers a glimpse into an aspect of sign painting that we haven't discussed yet.