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No, Sir, There Isn’t a Global Signpainting Conspiracy Against You

Sign pro’s wit counters a customer’s hyper-skepticism.

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Ye Olde YouTube Signpainting Tricks

While talking with a customer on the phone a third time before a site visit, the customer asked me if I was “gassing him up” (using Photoshop to create his hand-lettered sign) because that’s a trick he saw in a YouTube search. I advised that things would be drawn out and scaled up accordingly. His reply was that sign painters are lying to customers. I replied, “Why yes, when computers were around in the 1800’s, the sign guys were surely using Photoshop.” He hung up. — Ty Wegener, Wags Sign Co., Omaha, Ne

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