50’s Gasser Meets Vintage Stock Car in This Sweet Candy Combo! When deciding how to paint a hot rod it can be easy to gravitate towards the traditional flames. Regardless of the scale or how authentic the piece is, a hot rod is a hot rod and by it’s very definition is built to go fast! While flames and speed go together like Vegemite and toast (not always in a good way though…),the fact is I struggle to cut flames cleanly and when it comes to painting a clients body, those clean cuts are a must. When my buddy Josh dropped off the Parma Baja ’55 Short Course body and his creative direction maxed out at “make it look cool”[…]
Every so often in the body painting part of my job the opportunity to try something I have been putting off for a while pops up in the overall theme for a project. Lightning is one example and recently I got to have a go at recreating some lightning bolts on a 1/8 truggy body for a buddies Team Associated RC8T. Check out the results and how I got there below! As I mentioned, the lightning bolt effect is something I had wanted to try for a while but just hadn’t got around to it. It appeared in a tutorial of some sort that I saw once and got put away in the memory bank for a rainy day. When[…]
Saturday February 27th saw the return of monster truck mayhem at BC Place in Vancouver Canada as part of the Monster Jam 2016 Tour. I couldn’t resist going along to feel the thumping V8 monsters shake the stadium to it’s core! And of course, see some carnage too! My wife and I had some great seats and I managed to get some really cool shots! As always you can scroll down for highlights or click the links below to see the full albums! See the Monster Jam 2016 album on Facebook here. See the Monster Jam 2016 album on Flickr here. More highlights available on Instagram here.