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#245844 - December 04th 2008 8:42 pm Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: NateNCBV]
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Guy is one of the top airbrush artist's there is. He lives in Ingleside, Ontario Canada.
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#259071 - January 30th 2009 10:16 am Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: nautic1]
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Some nice work here.

There are a few talented artist out there.I just came across an older artist Bill streeter,he was big in the day and is still working today.http://books.google.com/books?isbn=0760321337 try typing the link I couldn't get it to work.

Also here is another kid that I had let touch my van Jamie chasse from http://explicitairbrush.com/gallery/Album2.htm

An this guy here Bob gorske http://www.roadestudio.com/
these guys have been doing paint for over 30yrs.

Have Fun Looking.
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#259179 - January 30th 2009 6:36 pm Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: vanmachineman]
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bike painters arnt van painters........ya get some of those guyz on a big surface there all thumbs......ya have to know how to layout a van and know how deep you can go with detail or your spending way to much time and money.

its a completly differnt material list as well.

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#259185 - January 30th 2009 7:03 pm Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!!]
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Flash is still out there doing this type of work. He is in N.C. also there is a guy goes by the name of Allen Johnson, out of Blairs town N.J. also someone too look into. There are two guys that show up at the Street Rod Nationals in York Pa first weekend in June. Allen is one of them. I will post more later on this weekend.

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#259736 - February 02nd 2009 9:05 am Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: tumbleweed]
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Doc cyber these guys started on vans and cars but then got into the bikes because the $$$ is a little different.Lot more painting on a vehicle and you can get the same money doing a small job than a big job.

Yes Flash did my Friends Van Ed (FLY From vans on the run)yrs back.

Gorske was big in the 80's Roger Rock rolla has the orange van sinsational.

Art Bondage from Can't remember the club.(pioneer vally club that was it.He had the Van Naturally with the ski mural and had chrome front disc brakes.
Was A big Nationals Winner in the 80's.He Worked at custom coach in conn.

I need a picture of this van naturally Does anyone remember this ride.

The list gos on.
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#259800 - February 02nd 2009 12:29 pm Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: vanmachineman]
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Registered: November 14th 2008 6:48 pm
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yea ya got to find the older guyz......most the young painters i know today wouldnt even know where to start to paint a van....especialy with the materials today...this isnt the old lacquer days where you can just spray when you want..with todays high dollar paints and thinners and the paint windows they have to deal with(this is the amount of time between painting and then having to sand again so delamination doesnt happen)........its a very high skilled job now.

I know a lot of guys who would attempt it..but if you havnt done big surface areas and have had enough time to see if what you did lasted.....right now there are a lot of paint failing out there because this stuff is so sensative to specific application.

Im not saying there arnt guys out there what im saying is.......there not all trained to paint large areas.....again.....its quite a taske to even spray these big rigs with these new urethane paints.......and thats just a simple bodyshop paint job.....if your adding flakes....pearls....candy colors....over lays and your building a very difficult layerd custom paint job.....vans are not for the beginner or bike painter.....just a bit of caution when asking for paint credentials

here is the critical step.....your base is laid your clear is done....now you have to sand it for airbrushing......now you have to remove that scratch before you airbrush or your spraying on a scratch that can come back thru the airbrushing...but if you clear to remove the scratch you only have a 12-16 hour window before you have to top clear or re-sand.......now what.......if you dont know how to keep your windows open you will risk the job delaminating...or your pulling off a simple airbrushing.....not an easy skill to pull off.

again this isnt the old lacquer dayz when the thinner softened the under layers and etched into them...this is a new paint that requires a sand scratch or fresh paint to cause layers to attatch themself.

so..if your going to get your rig airbrushed and your going for a big paint job...find someone who has done it before and succesfully


Edited by DocCyber (February 02nd 2009 12:33 pm)
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#262534 - February 12th 2009 6:26 pm Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!!]
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Registered: February 09th 2009 3:42 pm
Posts: 24
Loc: Southern California
any line on so cal based artists. i know there must be a ton. the trick is finding the right one. usually need to use word of mouth

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#262551 - February 12th 2009 7:22 pm Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: VanMorrison]
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Registered: August 22nd 2005 12:00 pm
Posts: 1015
Loc: Vancouver Wa.
Weel if you live in so.ca in Backersfiled CA.
You could find one of the best there is .been around sine the 70es my the name Of Jay Werner 1 661 717 8870.
He fast and real good .
Did my old 78 ford wone a lot of 1st places
Excalibur was her name to
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#262557 - February 12th 2009 7:32 pm Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: Charley Olenak]
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Registered: February 24th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 3050
Loc: Insane Asylum
Tom, the pres of my van club had Originals by Ron to all his mural work. I will find out how to get in touch with him.
He's in the Los Angeles area somewhere. Brad

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#264354 - February 19th 2009 5:28 pm Re: Any Talented Airbrushers out there? [Re: Lordmodelbuilder]
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Loc: ingleside ontario canada
You know , i have been off the forums a long time, and Judy has told me to stay away. But this time i will have to dissagree with a lot of what DocCyber says.
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