College Sign for Remote Learning

My son is doing his freshman year at UCLA remotely. I made him a sign for his bedroom door - we live in the San Franciso area.

I made this out of off-brand draftboard and acrylic paint, roughly mixed to match the colors on the UCLA style guidelines. Fortunately I found an svg file of the script logo. The other lettering is Helvetica, as specified in the university style guide.

I printed two full sheets - on the base sheet I scored the lettering and the frame, and on the second sheet I cut the same pattern.

I then painted both sheets before I removed any of the lettering. This worked out very well - I had a clean cut and consistent, even paint.

Using wood glue I then glued the blue letters to the yellow base, using the faint scoring lines as a placement guide.

Overall this was an uncomplicated project and I’m very happy with the results.

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Thanks for the write up of instructions! Looks great. Neat idea during these troublesome educational times!

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Home of THE Bruin. Love it!

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Yes OMG LOL

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I should make a sign for our virtual schooling grandson.

We did do a cardboard mock up of his school. They loved it when shared for a Zoom meet.

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What a fun Idea!

I’ve seen different variations of this for college kids remote schooling. We recently moved ten minutes away from my older daughter’s campus so I am thinking of making her something similar, but obviously sarcastic, for when she comes ‘home’ to the same town to finish the semester at Thanksgiving.