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Welcome to the UK's first Traditional Signwriting School
The UK's first traditional signwriting school is based in Suffolk and run by Wayne Tanswell, a professional signwriter since 1980.


Smalley Lane
Hall Street
Long Melford
Sudbury, Suffolk
CO10 9JH

Wayne is an experienced tutor and author of two signwriting tuition books: 'Learn How to Paint Signs' - Introductory Guide & ' Learn How to Paint Signs' - Freestyle Guide.

Wayne teaches students of all abilities from beginners to professional level.
One day courses are available weekdays and on Saturdays from 9am - 5pm. If you are interested in booking a place, you can email us with your preferred date and whether you require,One To One or Group Tuition. ( group tuition is limited to 4 places ).
Master Signwriter Wayne TanswellWe will confirm availability and a list of local B&B's via email, if required

Lunch is provided as well as drinks throughout the day.
Each student will also receive a free copy of both books (Introductory & Freestyle Guides) and a small sign, hand painted by the student.

To learn more about About Wayne go to

Wayne is running courses at Central St Martins

Wayne is available for: seminars, demonstrations, talks and to teach at your venue.
For further enquiries contact (0) 7974 032004

Wayne's work has been featured on television, national newspapers.
He has also worked and taught in: Zambia, Bahraim, Spain, Holland and Belgium. 2013 | Website Design - PCDody div#footer {visibility:hidden;}