Joanna Hughes



Hand Painted Signs and Murals for Home, Business and Garden


I find hearaldry fascinating, the history, the language and the symbolism. The following pictures are of coats of arms that have either been reproduced to an original design or pieced together from written texts discovered in an old family history, to brand new designs.

Painted from an old written description found amongst historic documents
The Kings Arms, Penryn. Hand painted with gilded details and lettering.
The Molesworth Arms, Wadebridge. Hand painted to original image for Signature Signs
New pub sign with gilded lettering hand painted for Signature Signs
New pub sign hand painted for Signature Signs
The Royal Standard - restoration
sketch designs for the Aiken Family



Hand painted and gilded with gold and white gold leaf. There are various leaf metals which are beautiful to work with and stunning to look at.

Terrible photo of a beautiful coat of arms, lovingly hand painted!
Sir Humphry Davy - pub sign restoration