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#26 2014-12-11 5:22am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Looks like she could have a future as a tattoo artist!  Amazing work!


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#27 2014-12-11 5:24am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Looks cool. coolcool

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#28 2014-12-11 6:09am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

K Chez wrote:

You should have her do some test strokes on something other than the frame to test the clear on. You'll have to risk a decent part of the frame to get a true idea of how the clear is going to lay down and what it's going to do to the sharpie work (most likely, it'll bleed like crazy) Just a thought.

Yes. Use a high quality low solvent clear and dust it on in 10-15 minute intervals and it shouldn't bleed or run. Played with this a lot growing up on decks and frames, and while doing vinyls on boats that customers wanted clear over. Talk with your local auto paint supplier, NOT YOUR LOCAL PARTS STORE, and they will point you in the right direction. Paint has been changing over the last few years, there might be something different out now than the last time I checked.


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#29 2014-12-11 6:16am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

BTW B.A. work, ask her if she would want to do one with paint pens for some cash.


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#30 2014-12-11 6:35am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

K Chez wrote:

You should have her do some test strokes on something other than the frame to test the clear on. You'll have to risk a decent part of the frame to get a true idea of how the clear is going to lay down and what it's going to do to the sharpie work (most likely, it'll bleed like crazy) Just a thought.

Try reading the thread.  Was already said.

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#31 2014-12-11 6:49am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

^ it'll bleed with paint clear... how about clear powdercoat though? would that work or does the surface have to be absolutley bare/clean?

-that frame looks killer btw!


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#32 2014-12-11 7:01am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

you should be fine with clear paint though, it looks like she's actually using a silver "paint stick" over flat black paint?


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#33 2014-12-11 7:28am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Awesome artwork! cool


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#34 2014-12-11 8:44am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Wow, impressive.
Gotta spray that with some clear coat.

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#35 2014-12-11 9:13am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Looks really cool! Hopefully you'll be able to figure out a way to protect it.


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#36 2014-12-11 9:17am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Add me to the clear coat camp for preservation of an awesome job!


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#37 2014-12-11 9:30am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Very cool.
I have 2 extra frames laying around and I was gonna let the local library kids go crazy with paint pens.
The sharpie style looks rad.


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#38 2014-12-11 9:39am

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

right on Pat. Very cool idea and well executed. That'll look great when done.


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#39 2014-12-11 12:07pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Very cool. I did my buddy's single speed wheel kinda like yours big_smile

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#40 2014-12-11 12:53pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

BMXJunkie wrote:

Wow! She has some serious talent. Make sure you clear coat it to preserve it.

+1 on both


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#41 2014-12-11 2:47pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

This is gonna be the new trend. ...I am defiantly gonna try this..tongue


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#42 2014-12-11 3:27pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Jeno007 wrote:

BTW B.A. work, ask her if she would want to do one with paint pens for some cash.

I am sure she would. Send me your info.

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#43 2014-12-11 3:30pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

WOW way cool looking frame.


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#44 2014-12-11 6:13pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

The key to covering this in clear is to dust it on with several layers at around 10 minute intervals as Jeno007 mentioned. I've done this before and it works pretty well. That is some pretty sick artwork!!!!!!

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#45 2014-12-11 7:49pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

dang thats nice smile


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#46 2014-12-11 7:50pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

wish i payd attention in art now


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#47 2014-12-13 8:21pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Hopefully will get to see the final product tomorrow..... Can't wait.

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#48 2014-12-13 8:56pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

That frame is sweet


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#49 2014-12-13 8:57pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

WOW!! What an artist.


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#50 2014-12-13 10:16pm

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Re: Sharpie work on a frame

Sweet. I've been thinking about doing something similar for a while, just haven't pulled the trigger yet.

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