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Cordyk's Chrome corner tutorial

Discussion in 'Airbrush Lettering' started by Cordyk, Nov 18, 2012.


  1. ferret

    ferret Needle-chuck Ninja

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    Great tutorial ,ive got a lot of catching up to do since been away .
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    Alaskatazdvl Spider Splatterer

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    Thanks Cordyk. Had fun with it. Going to try doing my sons name next :)
  3. Alaskatazdvl

    Alaskatazdvl Spider Splatterer

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    I tried again
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    JackEb The Dragon Hunter Staff Member Admin

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    Great job Alaska, that looks awesome.

    @ Cordy … something didn't quiet look right on yours and I've just figured it out ! Your reflection is wrong ! You didn't add any bevel to it ....and you forgot the "&" between the S and M

    I know, I know ..... I'm off to join the others in the naughty corner
  5. AndreZA

    AndreZA Elite Member! Elite Member!

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    Super tutorial Cordyk. I wish there was something like this 17 years ago when I tried. My book had about 20 steps to do the same thing. To everybody trying this, you've done a great job. You are ready to do lettering on a tank.

    Just a little amendment but I can see why you went the way you did. When you cut the main letters, cut the bevel aswell. Remove and paint the main letters, replace the mask on the letters and remove the mask over the bevel. This will 1. save frisket and 2. reduce the times you cut over the same line and trying to cut exactly on the previous line.

    I appologise if this is out of line and will remove if requested.
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    Stranger375 Young Tutorling

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    Great tutorial Cordyk, im going to try this out soon :)
  7. Cordyk

    Cordyk Sheriff Woody (Admington) Admin

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    Hey mate, that's not out of line at all, I would do the same myself, I just did it the other way as sometimes trying to replace a cut out piece of frisk can be very fiddly and annoying!! But you have done exactly what my intention was, promote thought about the process. I did state that this way was not the only way and if you find an easier way,go for it.
    I will post up the lettering reference pics section tomorrow with your pics.

    Thanks mate
    Kev
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    Cordyk Sheriff Woody (Admington) Admin

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    Great job mate, you picked that up real quick:)
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    Alaskatazdvl Spider Splatterer

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    Thanks :)
  10. Max Chickens

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    Great job Al!! Where did you get the template from? Did you type that one out on word first? I can't work out how to get the bevel on Microsoft word.
  11. Alaskatazdvl

    Alaskatazdvl Spider Splatterer

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    Thanks. I used PowerPoint and just had a border on my letters and figured out the bevel on my own.
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    Cordyk Sheriff Woody (Admington) Admin

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    Hey there Max, I just edited the tutorial and added a 'Tip of the day' on the end of it, hope that helps:)
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    Thanks bro....yeah as you can tell computers are not my thing.....but yeah great tip, ill have a play!
  14. AndreZA

    AndreZA Elite Member! Elite Member!

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    I played a bit aswell. Was good to give the old stuff a try again.

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    Max Chickens Double Actioner

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    Nice one Andre...great highlights too....im still trying to get those right.
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    Cordyk Sheriff Woody (Admington) Admin

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    Very nice Andre, I like the way you tricked up the horizon line and added the extra highlights to the inside of the bevelled edge. Top marks, think you get an A+ for that ha ha:)
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    First Airbrush Project I made !!! Thank for that and the lesson... give me more give me more :) !

    PS: I'm not english, my sentence and grammar isnt perfect.
  18. Seamonkey

    Seamonkey Air-Valve Autobot!

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    That looks great!!! And your English is fine ;). Great job!! Im sure Kevin will be proud!


    Josh
  19. AndreZA

    AndreZA Elite Member! Elite Member!

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    I agree with Seemonkey. Looks top notch. Nothing wrong with your English.
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    Cordyk Sheriff Woody (Admington) Admin

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    Yeah man, that is good, well done:) Nice style of lettering great colour, good highlights too!

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