Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

Here is a photo story of how a picture is applied to a car.

Aerography: How It Is Made

First of all, a picture is discussed with a client and applied to a car in Photoshop.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Then the surface of the car is prepared to appliance of the picture. It should be matte and adhesive to paint.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

Some elements are to be dismounted to provide full access to the area for aerography.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Other parts of the car are to be covered.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Such 1:1 layout is printed to place the picture on the car properly. It will serve as a stencil. Though masters usually do not use stencils and draw pictures by hand, this particular picture requires use of a stencil cause it has many straight lines.

Aerography: How It Is Made

View from another side.

Aerography: How It Is Made

The work has started.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Drawing fine details.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Closer…

Aerography: How It Is Made

And further.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

View without stencils.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Drawing the background by hand. To protect the picture from dust they cover it using magnets.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

The background is ready.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerographs.

Aerography: How It Is Made

The picture is better to be observed from afar so the car is often moved to a larger garage.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

Some smoke from the barrel of the gun.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

2,5 layers of varnish are applied.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Ordinary cars are covered with 1,5 layers of varnish, but this case is more complicated.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

The varnish is dried and sand-papered.

Aerography: How It Is Made

The surface should be ideally smooth.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

1,5 more layers of varnish are applied to the smooth surface.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Closer.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Perfectly shining.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

Aerography: How It Is Made

And letters on the gun, of course.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Signature of the artist.

Aerography: How It Is Made

From another side.

Aerography: How It Is Made

Doesn’t it look good?

 

5 thoughts on “Aerography: How It Is Made”

  1. Looks so low class, excellent workmanship but seriously a gun on the side of an X5? In america I think the term would be Redneck………

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