Learn Advanced Auto Spray Painting Techniques and Car Spray Paint Patterns

One thing is for sure if you are going to be a paint technician then how good you are at it will all depend on how well you learn to operate your spray guns. They are the tools of the trade and can mean the difference in your being an excellent paint technician or a poor one. Not only must one learn the various techniques involved with the spray guns there is also a must have knowledge to be gained in how to maintain the spray guns to keep them in their optimum working condition. You can have all the techniques mastered but if your gun is not operating properly then in won’t matter about your techniques.

You have to visualize what the spray gun is doing when in operation such as taking tiny droplets of paints then breaking these droplets down into thousands of small particles. What gives the spray gun its ability to do this is its nozzle set. This is the air cap, paint needle and the fluid tip. There are variables that determine the size of those thousands of droplets o

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His Most Famous Painting (Midnight Black Wolf) – Robert Bateman

Canadian naturalist and painter Robert Bateman was born in Toronto, Canada, on May 24, 1930. Since childhood, he has been interested in wildlife and art. He was initially inspired by the famous “Group of Seven,” a club of Canadian ‘Realistic’ painters. Bateman perfected the art of beautifully portraying nature & wildlife on canvas. While he started his artistic stint with creating ‘Abstract’ paintings of nature, he transitioned to ‘Realism’ in the 1960s. His focus was mostly on depicting beauty in its original form, for which he travelled extensively and used his keen observation power to accurately depict the various facets of nature. One of the methods Bateman has applied while painting his works is clicking photographs and using them as models for his creations. Robert Bateman achieved iconic feat with his work “Midnight Black Wolf.”

While Bateman has also sketched and painted people & activities, in one o

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Commercial Painting Services and Its Benefits

It’s always a nice feeling to move into a brand new workspace – everything is clean and it’s a more comfortable place to work. However, over time, almost without being noticed, the space becomes “used”; scratches and dirt might appear on walls – and it can have a negative impact on the workplace.

There are many studies that show how surroundings can affect an employee’s ability to work. Something as simple as wall colour has been shown to affect productivity, concentration and the amount of time spent at workstations. Fewer accidents happen in brighter work spaces, and the need for extra lighting is reduced.

A simple fresh coat of paint can help accomplish many of these objectives – increased productivity, safety and reduced costs – in a very cost efficient way.

The benefits do not stop there. Customers, suppliers and investors all take notice of your workplace. The more professional look of a well-paint

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How to Prepare Your Palette for Oil Painting

In oil painting palette has two meanings. The first refers to the surface on which your paint is mixed; the second meaning is the array of colors employed for painting.

Most artists prefer a wood palette. Some use a thick piece of glass placed atop a sheet of gray paper. But a glass palette is restricted to studio use and working from a taboret, which is a small table that holds the bulk of your painting gear.

My preference is for the wood palette. Wood palettes come in a variety of shapes and sizes; the most popular is the oval shape that is designed to fit in the crook of your elbow and is gripped with your thumb through the hole in the palette. The wood palette can be either a small, dinner-plate size or a large platter. As a teacher I recommend that beginners use the smaller size palette.

Before the palette can be used for painting it needs to be prepared with a sealant. Unsealed palettes will leach the delicate oils from your paint and rob them of their lus

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What Characteristics Make a Great House Painter?

If you are looking for a house painter for your painting project, you definitely require the best house painter in town. Finding a good house painter for outdoor painting is not an easy task. To help you, here are some qualities to look for before calling on a painter.

Punctual and well-mannered

A trusted painter is always accurate and gentle and respects the customer’s color options. Because the painter often finds new clients through word of mouth, it is important that each of his clients be happy.

Perfectionist

A good house painter is always a perfectionist, loves good work and straight lines. To do this, he will choose the best techniques for each project and you will not hesitate to ask questions to the paint retailers to make sure that you have the products that will provide you the best results.

A good reputation

A good house painter should provide 3 to 5 references. Take the time to contact them. This will help you get an idea

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How to Make Your House Painting Stand Out?

Do you want your home to stand out? Choose a color that shows personality. Oftentimes, color makes you feel that your home is unique, especially to those people who live in a housing development wherein homes are built with similar style and architecture. In these areas, House Painting is the only way to distinguish themselves from the others, so when it is time to get your house painted, then it sure requires some thought.

Picking house paint colors makes the House painting process more complicated. You may already have a color in your mind, but still not sure. If you pick colors that are dull, your house may seem flat and featureless. However, if the colors you pick are too bold, they might overwhelm the architecture and eventually upset the neighbors. Once you get your color right, house painting will highlight the most beautiful features of your home.

Quality house painting can even disguise architectural and design flaws, boost up the curb appeal and increase mark

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Is Running A Painting Business Seasonal?

I was just eavesdropping in on someone’s conversation this morning who just started their own painting business but complains that it is a bit slow. Someone else remarked saying that “they didn’t want to burst their bubble but painting is seasonal”.

Well, I WOULD like to burst that guy’s bubble and say, “No, painting is not seasonal. Only the type of painting you do can be classified as seasonal”. Yes, EXTERIOR painting is seasonal from spring until fall unless of course you live in a warmer climate.

But other types of painting like faux painting, mural painting, interior painting for residential, commercial and industrial are year round markets you can stay busy in.

As a matter of fact, when I first started my painting business, it was in the early fall. I found residential work all the way through the winter – even the toughest part, the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Not too bad I guess for my first ye

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3 Things To Know About Tempera Painting

1. What is it?

Tempera is a type of painting medium that consists of a coloured pigment mixed in with a binder, usually an emulsion of water and egg yolk. This type of painting medium is very fast to dry and is very long-lasting. Tempera painting simply refers to paintings done using this sort of medium. The artist will first grind the pigment into a powdered form and will then place a small amount of this on to a palette. Next the artist will add a few drops of distilled water to the pigment. Then the egg yolk binder is added in small amounts until the solution is as transparent as the artist wants it to be. The amount of binder that’s required depends on the pigment being used. While painting, the consistency of the paint needs to be preserved and this can be done simply by adding more water to the paint.

2. When was it used?

Tempera paintings appear to have originated in classical times. There are references to this sort of painting throughout Latin, Gr

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Reasons To Hire A Professional When You Need Painting Done

Painting is time-consuming and it is hard work. It can be risky too depending on the location of the surface to paint. The right techniques for prepping and applying make a world of difference with the outcome. Instead of doing it on your own, hire a professional painter. You will be happy you did when you see the results and the cost isn’t unreasonable either.

Time Involved

It can take hours to do the prep work and real painting for a given project. Do you realistically have that free time available? You don’t want all of your free time to be spent doing a bit of it here and there. Instead, go with a professional painter who can get it done for you. The project may be done in a matter of days when they do it versus months if you try to squeeze it in.

Hard Work

A professional painter is ready for the hard work involved. They realize it takes plenty of bending and reaching. They are on their feet for hours at a time. They can make a plan of act

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The Painting On The Living Room Wall

While a brand new car with sleek aerodynamics and cutting-edge technology is a novelty by itself, the very sight of a vintage or a classic car cruising elegantly on the streets strikes one with an overwhelming feeling of desire. Vintage cars in their high slung elegance are stunning, almost regal. They have captivating designs that are a mark of artistry & craft. Something modern cars can only dream of because of the need to generate sheer power. The very presence of a Buick or a classic convertible Cadillac is an indicator of the bygone days of honor, pride & royalty.

Once the summer begins to recede into the background by the end of June, it is almost a family tradition or more of a ritual to escape for a quick mountain retreat between the cusp of the diminishing heat and approaching monsoons. In the absence of a concrete plan for a getaway, the decisions are often impromptu, taken on the spot. More often than not we head to the highlands to experience the wisp of m

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