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Post Sun Aug 03, 2003 10:44 am

vehicle graphics: labourland ltd

Nicked totally from Alans airbrush demo, I thought as my airbrush had been lounging in the cupboard for ages I thought I'd have a bash, its a gangers minibus, nice on the outside as its had a re-spray but the inside :o phew! its absolutely minging. These types of minibuses can be found cramming the back roads of Lincolnshire full of illegal immigrants cutting cabbages for about tuppence an hour , but hey who am I to critisize the guy pays me every time :cool:
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Post Sun Aug 03, 2003 10:50 am

Brill Steve, i like it.

I`m now actively looking for a victim to try it out with =)

What type/make of paint/ink did you use with the airbrush? and did you overlay it with anything afterwards to protect from sponges and steam cleaners?


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Post Sun Aug 03, 2003 10:58 am

Rod I use an Iwata Revolution about £75 and for other info follow this link

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Post Sun Aug 03, 2003 11:46 am

Hi Steve

This is the one you mentioned the other day I presume!

I must talk someone into a chrome job and really wind you up :lol: :lol:

I’m intrigued, what’s the graphic behind the rear wheel!


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Post Sun Aug 03, 2003 11:52 am

Alan its Beeline clipart, chrome :o Nooooooooo!!!!! :lol:
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Post Sun Aug 03, 2003 8:50 pm


hi steve, lovely job on the mini bus mate, how long did it take you from start to finnish, shame about the mud splasher :wink:

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Post Sun Aug 03, 2003 9:08 pm


Nice job, must be very satisfying peeling off the paint mask at the end!
Colours look great as well

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Post Sun Aug 03, 2003 9:24 pm

fantastic work Steve...did you use black vinyl or was it white on a black drop shadow...after all the hard work in the airbrushing I bet its a bit tense getting it on the van....

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Post Mon Aug 04, 2003 9:05 am

Pale blue airbrushed vinyl on top of white with black drop shadow with a 2 mil gap between white and black although it don't show on the piccie, strange.
Mark putting it on was the easy bit, the white first then the black with the airbrushed blue last, as it was flippin hot I put the blue on wet then after 10 or so minutes soaked the app tape and it just fell off :lol:

The other Mark, err paintmask its all vinyl mate, spraying onto the vehicle :o with all the flies n stuff :o ooooh no no no! :o :cool:

Ta Eddie mate, you in later ? I'll give you a ring this afternoon.

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Post Mon Aug 04, 2003 9:12 am

very nice Mr B' :cool:

...a lovely soft regular bevel and even the black shadow on the secondary text adds to the flavour of things! :wink:

more please...


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