Custom Painting

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CarTech Inc, 2008 - Transportation - 144 pages
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Author Pat Ganahl uses over 450 color photos to show you how to do a variety of custom painting applications and techniques. From stripes to scallops to flames, candies to pearls to 'flakes, fades to fogs to blends, this book has it all. These techniques can also be applied to other media such as helmets, guitars, and more. The book contains examples of how various custom painting techniques are designed and applied. The book gives you an overview of the broad spectrum of custom painting types and techniques available today. This book provides a vast wealth of insight and is intended to help you to make a more-informed choice among the many options for personalizing your vehicle with custom paint. This book gives an overview of the variety of custom painting techniques and materials that could be employed by an enterprising do-it-yourself car customizer.

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Straight Paint
Painting Pearl
Candy Apple
Metalflake MicroSequins
Stripes Scallops Panels
Fades Fogs and Blends
Painting Flames
Cobwebs Freak Dots
Shades of Suede
The Care and Feeding

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About the author (2008)

Pat Ganahl is the author of several CarTech books, including definitive works on Ed "Big Daddy" Roth and Von Dutch. He is a life-long hot rodder and has been the editor of "Hot Rod, Rod & Custom", and "Street Rodder" magazines and a regular contributor for "The Rodder's Journal". Pat is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on traditional hot rods and custom cars as well as a photographer and photo archivist.

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