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Old 03-19-2005, 09:10 PM
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Don't give up that easy man! There is a challenger in town here that has some pretty nice flames that the local artist did. They look pretty good and aren't near as complicated as trufire. Get a scrap hood off some old pos and give er. Lay out your dark red/orange first, freehand in a nice random pattern then go over it with yellow, then white as if you were adding shadows. As you layer you should get some nice depth built up and if you screw up you can just go over it with the color before. You will find the right amount of paint for your taste and should be able to make some pretty nice flames with practice. Remember airbrushing is art not simply paint so you have to find your own style. Pick up some airbrush magazines and you should find lots of good stuff. Even if its not 'real' fire it can look much nicer than the common hotrod flame which to me is more of a graphic, like scallops or rally stripes.
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