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.
Tony Hill discusses his career, work and ideas with Antony Hatfield during a wander around an exhibition featuring his films and home-made camera rigs at Hull's Ferens Art Gallery, part of Glimmer 2011 Short Film Festival.
More about Tony's work can be found on his official website tonyhillfilms.com
Camera - Seiko Hatfield, Antony Hatfield