David A. Smith has become renowned for specialising in reverse gilded embossed glass signs and ornate mirrors. Today he is increasingly called upon to design and produce decorative album covers and gilded glass signs for some of the world’s leading brands.
Captured over a period of 6 days and made up of over 300GB’s of still photographs, this short film showcases David’s hand-rendered illustration of the 'Kings of Leon’, ‘Beautiful War’ single cover.
Artwork by David A. Smith davidadriansmith.com
A film by Danny Cooke dannycooke.co.uk
Time-lapse photography by Alex Thornton