Bombarding

THE BOMBARDING The Bombarding is the process in which the neon unit is heated up and at the same time the vacuum pump extracts all the air out of the unit.So the reason for this stage is to purify the inner walls of the neon tube and create a vacuum . Impurities inside the tube would…

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Whether You Think You Can Or Think You Can’t, You’re Right.

One of the pleasures of life is learning new things , but a true extraordinary pleasure is doing something that you thought you could not do and doing it , it not only a pleasure it’s a surprise , and then you look back and you can’t believe you thought you couldn’t do it. That’s…

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Neon Art

Creativity can be also expressed with neon . With neon Art you make the rules ,there is no written path to follow it’s what you come up with , it’s what you create. You can proudly say you created an original piece of Art that goes against the world of mass production where everything looks…

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The History Of Neon

A little bit of history for those who are interested in the origins of this fantastic form of light. Back in the 1800s and early 1900s three people were the pioneers of what would come to be a Neon Light , the first one was mr. Heinrich Geissler ,who invented the Geissler Tube; A Geissler tube is an early gas…

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Neon Colors

This is a question that i am asked a lot.Where does the Neon color come from? The manufacturer of the glass already sells the glass with a predetermined color , the color is in the phosphorous powder that is on the inner walls of  the glass. And it’s also determined by the gas you put in…

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The Future Of Neon

We are living in a constant changing world and this applies also to neon. In the case of Neon i see that it’s turning into a very lucrative business , and the reason i say this is because a lot of neon shops have closed since the economy went sour so the few shops that are…

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Making Money With Neon

Yes it is possible to make money making neon signs . I have had to re-write this post because of new information that has come to me lately. I have had calls come in from various parts of the country from sign shops that mostly do vinyl signs and have told me that there are…

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What do You Need To Learn Neon Glass Bending

The main thing you need is “The Will To Do It” It’s not a matter if you don’t have the money or you don’t have a place to practice or that you don’t have the equipment to start, you only need the will to do it. Like the saying says “Where there is a will,…

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How Long Does It Take To Learn Neon Glass Bending

It all depends on your intentions. Some people want to learn to bend glass to make artistic sculptures and some people to make neon signs. If it’s for art then it’s a lot faster because most artistic forms are one of a kind and nobody is going to notice that you were a little off…

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How I Became An Artist

One beautiful summer day in Oceanside ca.  where i used  to work in this sign company which by the way  i can’t mention the name in fear that i may hurt somebodys feelings,so as i was saying one beautiful hot summer day here comes this beautiful blue eyed lady into the neon room,once in a…

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