1. David A. Smith is a traditional sign-writer/designer specialising in high-quality ornamental hand-crafted reverse glass signs and decorative silvered and gilded mirrors. David recently produced a wonderful turn-of-the-century, trade-card styled album cover for popular American singer/songwriter John Mayer.

    This film captures the 'Behind The Scenes' creation of the 'Born & Raised' and 'Queen of California' artwork, as well as 2 unique reverse glass panels, hand-crafted in England by David A. Smith.

    Music by John Mayer johnmayer.com
    A Film by Danny Cooke dannycooke.co.uk
    Featuring David A. Smith davidadriansmith.com
    Special Thanks to Sony Music and Columbia Records

    To watch David's original documentary, vimeo.com/14985356

    Disclaimer: This video is exclusively managed by Caters News. To license or use in a commercial player please contact info@catersnews.com or call +44 121 616 1100 / +1 646 380 1615

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  2. David A Smith is a name that has become synonymous in Sign-Writing and Glass gilding circles, with high quality, hand crafted reverse glass signs and decorative silvered and gilded mirrors.

    In this short documentary, we reveal behind the scenes work, techniques and visions that Dave uses when carrying out his passion as a glass embosser - One of the few remaining traditional UK glass artists.

    See David's Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror completed here: vimeo.com/25587369

    Many thanks to Ada Cole for subtitling the film, Subtitles available here: http://goo.gl/9sORF

    David A Smith
    davidadriansmith.com

    A Film by Danny Cooke
    dannycooke.co.uk

    Soundtrack by Tony Higgins (Junior85)
    freemusicarchive.org/music/junior85/

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