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HOW TO DESIGN AND APPLY AUTOMOTIVE AND MOTORCYCLE PAINT AND GRAPHICS

HOW TO DESIGN AND APPLY AUTOMOTIVE AND MOTORCYCLE PAINT AND GRAPHICS

Best-selling custom-painting author JoAnn Bortles presents a wealth of knowledge and photography, showing you how to tackle all types of paint and graphics.

How to Design and Create Automotive and Motorcycle Paint and Graphics covers the most popular custom painting styles and techniques in an easy-to-understand format. Step-by-step examples of projects are accompanied by handy tips and tricks features and photo galleries to provide examples and inspiration.

Writing for hobbyists and professionals alike in an accessible, easygoing style, author and award-winning custom painter JoAnn Bortles presents both traditional and modern techniques and tools, from low tech to high tech, making it easier than ever to obtain professional results on your hot rod, muscle car, truck, or motorcycle.

In addition, Bortles includes content that has not been properly addressed in existing custom painting books, with chapters devoted to painting muscle car rally stripes, lowrider graphics, and creating plotter-ready vector drawings for stencil work.

With details on tools and materials, as well as how to design paint jobs and test paint techniques, you will learn how to create and apply:
  • Both traditional and realistic flames
  • Ghost effects
  • Multilayered graphics
  • Two-tone paint for cars and motorcycles
  • Lace paint
  • Gold leaf
  • Free-hand and tape pinstriping
  • Patina effects
  • Logos and lettering
  • Clearcoats
  • Troubleshooting
All the information is designed to enlighten both automotive and motorcycle applications and includes the most popular paint and graphics.

Whether you are experienced with an airbrush and masking tape or aspire to lay unique paint and graphics on your vehicle, How to Design and Create Automotive and Motorcycle Paint and Graphics is the ultimate one-stop resource for instruction ideas, tips, and techniques.

The Motorbooks Workshop series covers the topics that engage and interest gearheads. Motorbooks Workshop is the ultimate source for how-to know-how written by authorities in the subject matter and illustrated with color photography.

Author: JoAnn Bortles

Pages: 224

Format: Paperback

ISBN-13: 9780760369524

Item Number: 11673

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