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In more than forty years of pinstriping and creating signs, there aren’t many styles or tricks that East Coast Artie hasn’t learned. With his new book: Pro Pinstripe Techniques, Artie shares everything he’s done during his long career. Find out first hand why Artie chose a particular color combination, or a certain brush for a particular job.
To illustrate how pinstriping works in the real world, the bulk of this new
book is made up of 12 start-to-finish pinstriping sequences performed by Artie and a small cadre of guest artists. Each of the guest artists, from Nub, (Of Orange County Choppers fame), to Mr. J, Mikey Fredrick, Howie Nisgor, and Zeke Lamanski, have their own style, and their own contribution to this new pinstriping book. Over 400 color photographs, by well known photographer Timothy Remus, make each sequence easy follow and understand.
From basic strokes, to choosing the best color combination to deciding which paint to use for a job that will be clear coated later, there isn’t much about pinstriping that Artie and his guests don’t know - and don’t share with readers in this new 144 page book from ArtKulture, an imprint of Wolfgang Publications.
Kustom Graphics II
Another blistering collection of eye-popping visual energy to
complement the bestselling "Kustom Graphics"
Learn How to Paint Signs Vol 2
Traditional Signwriting Freestyle Guide
An A5 book, which is self published but containing a wealth of information and help for the would be signwriter.
This book follows on from Wayne's earlier offering and exceptionally clear and simple to follow instructions.
PINSTRIPE PLANET 3
This item is currently out of print and out of stock. We have spoken to publishers and they are uncertain at this time whether this will be reprinted.
Learn How to Paint Signs -
Traditional Signwriting- Introductory Guide
Author - Wayne Tanswell ( ISBN No: 978-0-9562463-0-1 )
64 full colour pages include:
STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS
BASIC & ITALIC BRUSH STROKES
LAYOUT GUIDELINES & PREPARATION
One of the greatest collections of Kustom Art available compiled by Korero Books
and including the Lowbrow art styles of everyone from Ger Peters to Vince Ray
How to Pinstripe
Forward by: Roger Morrison
Even before the heyday of Von Dutch and Big Daddy, the ultimate way to personalize your car or motorcycle was to lay some wicked lines on top of the paintwork. Done with a steady hand and an eye for style, pinstripes speak volumes. In How to Pinstripe, acclaimed veteran striper Alan Johnson teaches you everything you need to know to get started, to further your mastery of the form, or to simply understand how a good design comes together. Following a primer on the history and evolution of pinstriping, this book launches into a step-by-step guide to the pinstriping process--from choosing paint and brushes that suit your style and abilities, to preparing surfaces, experimenting with symmetrical and asymmetrical designs, striping freehand, and using grids and patterns. While stressing the importance of finding your own style and having fun with the hobby, Johnson also explains the basics of color theory and unique considerations for antique and classic cars, hot rods and customs, and motorcycles. For more advanced pinstripers, theres also tried-and-true advice on apprenticing and working car shows. Illustrated with color photography throughout, How to Pinstripe is the perfect source for beginners and veterans alike.
How to Pinstriping
Hiro "Wildman" Ishii (Japan)
A fantastic new book from the Mooneyes striping studio
covering striping lettering & gold leafing
Complete Guide to Pinstriping
Herb Martinez -
Stripe Like A Pro You'll learn how to: Select the proper paint, brushes, tapes and supplies Go "straight" like a pro Lay out flames, scallops and other graphic designs Apply gold leaf Do sponging, splatter, spatter and other effects So, whether your next pinstriping project will be on a hot rod, pickup truck, motorcycle, boat or anything in between, the techniques you learn in Herb Martinez's Guide to Pinstriping will put you on the path to pinstriping like a pro. About the Author: Herb Martinez is a true master of his craft. After first learning the art and business of pinstriping in the 1960s and following the leads of such "old school" stripers as Von Dutch and Tommy "the Greek" Hrones, Martinez has managed to stay at the forefront of striping design, trends and techniques for almost four decades. When not adding color and style to everything from motorcycles to antique machinery to classic hot rods, Martinez travels the world teaching, speaking and preaching the gospel of striping.
Tattooable Pinstripe Designs
Matt Stankis is extremely well known in the States for being aboth a pinstriper and tottooist. This book shows a range of designs that translate effectively from steel to skin.
Up In Flames
Flame painting first lit up the hot rod world more than 50 years ago—and it’s still burning strong. At the heart of the art are a handful of innovators who have pushed the tradition to ever-greater heights over the past half-century—and these are the artists profiled in this book. Up in Flames introduces readers to the flame painters who best represent the talent and inspiration that give this particular art form its power, and whose stories best illustrate the evolution of the flame job. Each profile features full-color illustrations and photographs, examples of an artist’s range, and the painter’s own thoughts on style, career, and craft—all framed by an introduction that traces the flame job from its infancy to today’s modern techniques and designs. Also included is a unique and comprehensive - over 5 pages - timeline of the history of flames and painting.
The profiled flame artists are:
Dave Bell, Don “The Egyptian” Boeke, Robert E. “Bobbo” Dunn, Pete “Hot Dog” Finlan, Craig Fraser, Jack “The Italian” Giachino, Cary Greenwood, Art Himsl, Keith Knecht, Herb “The Line Doctor” Martinez, Tommy “Itchy” Otis, Rory Pentecost, Rod Powell, “Yosemite” Sam Radoff, Dennis Ricklefs, George Roybal, Steve Vandemon, and Mike “Wet” Willey.
& Vehicle Graphics
This book guides you through a basic pinstriping and a simple long-line project, and covers the skills you need to create your own unique designs. It also features step-by-step color photos that detail splatter and dry brush effects, sponge-applied graphics, cartoons and much more. Colour of Cover varies with print run.
Little Book of Pinstriping
Here's an original from one of the original pinstripers
128 one-sided pages in an 8 1/2" X 11" format with many pages of pinstripe designs, scrolls and tribals printed on quality lazer paper and spiral bound to simplify copying. Being one of the original pinstripers and custom painters in the 50's and at the request of many pinstripers he has put over 51 years of thought and design in this book. And some pages have multiple designs and many of the designs are his famous one-line designs he calls "ONE LINERS", (one continuous line). An exceptional aid for beginners and professionals who have imagination brain freeze and need an imagination boost.
This book weighs almost 2 KG so higher posting rates apply for overseas orders and will be requested via paypal.
Travel back into the 50's with
a pioneer of pinstriping, Ed Roth.
These booklets are produced in Black & White only and are as originaly produced by Roth over 40 years ago,
CUSTOM LETTERING AND
Learn how to apply pinstripes with original brush method. Covers necessary materials (paint brushes), pattern making, brush practice, letter shading technique, gold leaf gilding, and pinstriping technique.
THE ART OF FREEHAND
The experts guide to fancy pinstriping with a brush. This book has hundreds of photos showing intricate pinstriping on cars, vans, trucks, motorcycles, helmets, racecars and more.
by Dick Bird
Richly illustrated with many demonstration photos, charts, alphabets and trade secrets. This carefully written book by a master craftsman with a lettering brush gives your customers a professional insight into the life of a lettering artist as well as guiding them through techniques, letter-styles, brushes, paints and supplies.
to Paint Flames
Custom paint jobs are more popular than ever, and no form of custom painting is "hotter" than the flame job. This book will explain how to design the best-looking flames for a particular vehicle, how to transfer that design to the vehicle, and how to apply the paint. The process of painting the flames will be broken into major segments so that the reader can go as far as they feel their skills and confidence will allow. - No other books focus exclusively on the art of painting flames- Colour photography and photo-heavy approach boost the visual appeal of the book