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#1 Jan Pieler

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 06:14 PM

After more than 38 years away from slot racing, a good race boddy from the early '70s, Niels Elmholt, lured me back to race and airbrush painting again.

 

Some examples from the latest paint shop

 

ORANGE STARS.jpg

 

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Yours,

 

Jan Pieler

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 06:30 PM

Lookin' good.


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 06:38 PM

Looks good! Welcome back, Jan!


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 07:44 PM

Nice work, Jan!

 

Tell Niels that his F1 cars need one of your fluorescent orange star paint jobs. They're nice and will really stand out on the race track. :)


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Posted 17 April 2013 - 08:14 PM

Great painting on your return, Jan! :D Keep up the great work and look forward to seeing more fine paint jobs in the future.

 

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 08:31 PM

Nice work!

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 09:30 PM

What or how did you transfer the stars from the paper to the body?
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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:49 AM

Dear Jon

 

From the paper with black stars in same pattern, I took a clear sheet of masking, draw the stars with a pencil to the mask, cut it out with a sharp X-Acto knive, put away the cut-out stars, and used the mask with the "starholes" at the 1/32 body in one piece. Painted with Faskolor pink fluet, backed up with faswhite, off with the mask, then yellow fluent faded on, then orange fluent to rest of body, backed up with faswhite between the lay of color, and was finished.

 

The cut-out stars put on the 1/24 Mercedes body in same pattern, same method of painting with the airbrush.

 

Remeber the use of a hair dryer between the layer of color to speed up the process - attention: not too close to the body it will melt down/being soft.

 

Is this explanation OK for you???

 

Jan



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Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:15 PM

Here is my project from last summer, for the Danish Champs 1/24 Can-Am series with Neckcheese chassis NWP 1 (White Point).

 

Even in my old slot car days (1971-72) I painted my bodies as Stars and Stripes, so why not do it for my "new" start in slot racing?

 

Can Am 013.jpg

 

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 07:00 PM

Beautiful-looking body, Jan! It shows some clean, crisp masking.


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Posted 19 April 2013 - 02:59 PM

Nice work.


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Posted 20 April 2013 - 04:47 PM

Are you racing on the MTT that came from Seattle?


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Posted 21 April 2013 - 04:40 PM

Sorry, Craig, I haven't get the oportunity to race this nice a "big" track, because its positioned in Copenhagen and I live at Fünen on the other side of Great Belt.

 

The new owner had written some articles  about the work to set up the track at its "new home" at the danish homeside Scalerace.dk - last year.

I'm sure that I will get the opportunity to race on it in the near future.

 

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Posted 25 May 2013 - 12:30 PM

Just returned from 2. Danish Champs for Can Am cars - not very succesfull this time, but anyway I used a new body from my paintshop, Lola T70 on a NWP2 chassis from Neckscheese, and the colours could be  seen at all parts of the track.

 

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 04:54 PM

I have continued some paintwork in my "hobbycave" for my good slo tracing friends in Esbjerg - town in the southwest part of Jutland.

 

More Lexan bodies are "in the pipeline" for the airbrush.

 

Yours,

 

Jan Pieler

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Posted 15 October 2013 - 09:20 PM

Nice work! Ahhhh confetti, too!


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Posted 25 October 2013 - 04:15 PM

I have been busy the past days. More lexan bodies from "the pipeline" of painjobs for the racingfriends in Esbjerg.

 

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Posted 25 October 2013 - 04:54 PM

Hmmmmm! Seems I might have a use for that worn-out laundry bag in the closet...


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Posted 02 November 2013 - 11:34 AM

Even more new bodies fra the "pipeline" of airbrusing

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 12:02 PM

Very cool, Jan!

 

I'm curious about the "star car". Obviously, you had the starts and big stripe masked off when spraying the white. How did the light purple shading come to be? Did you just spray over onto the white some, and the darker purple just shows through the white? I'd like to see the underside of that car.


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Posted 02 November 2013 - 01:31 PM

I'm not answering for Jan, but if I were painting it, I'd do it in this order.

 

1. Negative mask the body & spray the stars & stripe purple. 

2. Remove the masking & fog the stars & sides of the stripe pink.

3. Spray the complete body white.

 

Now let's see what Jan says. :)


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Posted 02 November 2013 - 04:56 PM

...Or, positive mask & a too-light white coat, so that the purple spray shows from underneath. It gets worse if you then back up with a white undercoat.

I have one I'm working on that has just this problem; I'm trying to make it look deliberate now. You'll see it in "Duffy's Inks" when it's done.

 

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 07:17 PM

For Tex, Bill and Duf

Normally I use Fascolor but this time I have tried some new water based non-toxic lexan paint from Vallejo called Premium Acrylic Polyurethane color

 

The violet star white Volvo S 60 I do it this way:

1. Mask the stars and the big stripe

2. Shaded it very light ( low airpressure on the airbrush) with magneta fluorenscent color around the stars and along the big stripe

3. Painted the hole body with opaque white ( thin layers 2 times)

4. Removed the starmask and big stripe and sprayed with Violet Fluorescent color (thin layers 2 times)

5. backed the hole body up finally with opaque white one time.

6. removed mask for headlight, stoplight and grill and painted in hand with small brush (fascolor black and red)

7. finish :D

 

Jan


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Posted 02 November 2013 - 09:58 PM

Thanks Jan for your painting details. It doesn't sound as if any of us in the US guessed all the steps you used. With a quick look on the internet, it doesn't appear the Vallejo brand of acrylics you used are available in the US, or at least not yet.


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Posted 02 November 2013 - 10:30 PM

Vallejo


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