Sign Painting

Signage by Cool Hand Ken seen at Mister Jiu's, San Francisco - Sign Painting
Signage by Cool Hand Ken seen at Mister Jiu's, San Francisco - Sign PaintingSignage by Cool Hand Ken seen at Mister Jiu's, San Francisco - Sign PaintingSignage by Cool Hand Ken seen at Mister Jiu's, San Francisco - Sign Painting
Chinatown has some of the oldest gold leaf signs in San Francisco. It seems everywhere you turn they pop out from the alleys or main drags. Sign artist and gold-leaf specialist Ken Davis (a.k.a. Cool Hand Ken) created this beckoning invitation on the front window of Mr. Jiu's.

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"Ken Davis (a.k.a. Cool Hand Ken) is a traditional sign painter and gold-leaf artist who got his start honing his craft with trace paper on stucco walls. Now, he creates signs that are truly golden works of art."

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