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Old 08-12-10, 07:12 PM   #1
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Looking for new colors

My frame, Randy Noir, goes to the painters in a week or two.

I'd like to try something a little different. I saw a motorcycle
with a sort of creamsicle color, a very pale orange that was quite
attractive. That might be an option. The painter uses Du Pont fleet
and House of Kolors.

Seen anything interesting recently?
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Not enough skulls!
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Check out Land Shark and Cyclart. John only paints the frames he builds, but look for a gallery of his work for ideas. Check out Cyclart's galleries too, and maybe Llewellen for great vibrant colors.
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Thanks,
I prefer simple designs and rich colors. As a canvas on which to express design,
I feel a bike is a cramped space. It's easy to overdo it and get a look that's too busy.

That's my 2 cents.
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If you want to see a nice palette of classic solid colors, try googling "Model A Ford". All of the fenders will be black, but the body and trim colors are very interesting. I happen to like Copra Drab and Chicle, but it's all a personal preference.
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Hand painted Paisley pattern, .. under clear coat.
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