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Post by RAB on Sun Aug 30 2009, 21:44

hi is there any easy way of letter painting on engines, eg wolseley panal if i was paint the letters a different colour, is there any easy way or is it just the case of a steady hand

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Re: letter painting

Post by stationary stu on Sun Aug 30 2009, 22:23

Tracing paper and a steady hand and turn the engine off lol! .

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this may sound thick

Post by RAB on Sun Aug 30 2009, 23:11

stationary stu wrote:Tracing paper and a steady hand and turn the engine off lol! .

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but whats the tracing paper for lol! lol! lol!

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Post by stationary stu on Sun Aug 30 2009, 23:23

Tracing tongue lol! lol! lol!

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Re: letter painting

Post by JONESEY on Mon Aug 31 2009, 16:25

Get a nice fine paint brush not to much paint on it at a time and away you go
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i have a really shakey hand

Post by RAB on Mon Aug 31 2009, 17:58

JONESEY wrote:Get a nice fine paint brush not to much paint on it at a time and away you go
Chris

lol! lol! lol! lol!

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Re: letter painting

Post by Hope and Crank on Wed Sep 02 2009, 18:34

Say you wanted the lettering red, and the engine green...

You could paint the whole engine red, then paint it again in green leaving just the lettering in red...

That way you avoid the use of small brushes... genius!!! Suspect

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Re: letter painting

Post by iansw on Wed Sep 02 2009, 21:16

OR
use the same shade of green to do your lettering with and then knowbody will see the mistakes

Two genius's on this forum, how lucky are you lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!

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Re: letter painting

Post by mike d on Sun Sep 06 2009, 23:30

you dont get this sort of service on the other side lol lol lol lol

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Re: letter painting

Post by mike d on Sun Sep 06 2009, 23:34

JONESEY is your man for that
hes great at it
i haven't got a steady hand
you need one of them as well

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very true

Post by RAB on Sun Sep 06 2009, 23:48

mike d wrote:you dont get this sort of service on the other side lol lol lol lol

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im very gratefull

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lettering.

Post by earlsinclare on Sun Sep 20 2009, 11:35

paint your engine the colour you require, then with the chosen colour for the lettering apply it with a fine sponge using a dabbing motion. don't put too much paint on the sponge try first with the sponge nearly dry. any over painting can be covered after with a small brush with the paint from the engine colour. i've used this technique on my own engines and i am a trained signwriter.
hope this helps Earl.

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thank you earl

Post by RAB on Sun Sep 20 2009, 17:07

that might be easier, my hand aint that steady cheers

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