Originally Posted by speede5
One episode of Rides on TLC featured Mike Lavalle who makes the most realistic flames you have ever seen. He was painting a 34 ford I believe and it took him about 20 layers of color and 10 or so colors, red, yellow, white , and some candies. It was something else to watch. If you get a chance watch that show. Like any airbrushing you will have to find your way and creat your own 'style'. Practice on everything. Even the garage wall!
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Mikes shop is 15 minutes south of my house. Been to his shop a number of times, heck of a guy. On that note, yeah true fire is 14 coats and alot of time for the average joe. Practice practice practice, you can do anything you put your mind set to do.