Custom Flame Painting - Lay Flames Like A Pro
Here another row of masking...
Here another row of masking paper is being added.
Using green crepe 3M 1/4-inch...
Using green crepe 3M 1/4-inch masking tape requires more pressure to ensure a good seal to prevent "creep."
Special care should be taken...
Special care should be taken to not allow the edge of any masking tape to come into contact with dirt, debris. It will show later in the paint job.
Here, all of the positive...
Here, all of the positive area has been cut out and we are ready to squirt some flames with paint.
The paint should be sprayed...
The paint should be sprayed on evenly according to the manufacturer's directions.
As soon as the area is evenly...
As soon as the area is evenly covered it's time to quit, or the flames will have too high an "edge."
Notice fogging-in accent colors...
Notice fogging-in accent colors is done by starting on the masked area and working outward.
My preference is to pull the...
My preference is to pull the larger masked areas first...
... And then progress to pulling...
... And then progress to pulling hte more intricate areas.
I think all custom painters...
I think all custom painters prefer to pull the design edges last to ensure a screwup doesn't happen (lifting the fresh paint).
A sure nightmare is if the...
A sure nightmare is if the painter before you didn't sand the base color properly, and it lifts with the masking tape.
I pulled 1/8-inch Blue Fine...
I pulled 1/8-inch Blue Fine Line to look like the flames were striped.
What I love about Auto Air...
What I love about Auto Air Colors is that I can clean my gun with a garden hose. My neighbors like it because it's the only time my lawn gets watered.
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