• Painting a Logo Using Old-School Tools

    1 month ago - By Gurney Journey

    To wrap up my coverage of professional basketball, I'll paint the NBA/ESPN logo by hand using old-school tools.
    At almost any antique store, you can find high quality drafting sets, by Dietzgen or DesignMaster. They're not too expensive because few people use them anymore. For example, I recently found a DesignMaster 1146C for about $20.
    Drafting sets contain a variety of compasses and ruling pens. Some of the compasses can be set up with either a graphite tip or a ruling pen tip. The ruling pen tip has a small set screw that precisely adjusts the width of the line. The bigger compasses...
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