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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Contents

Straight Paint
18
Painting Pearl
34
Candy Apple
46
Metalflake MicroSequins
58
Stripes Scallops Panels
70
Fades Fogs and Blends
82
Painting Flames
92
Cobwebs Freak Dots
104
Pinstriping
116
Shades of Suede
129
The Care and Feeding
140
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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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