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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-01-2008, 04:58 AM Thread Starter
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Brush painted swirl...

So this guy couldn't afford an MC and couldn't get the hang of swirling, so he just used fine brushes and hand painted a swirl onto his guitar. It actually came out pretty damn good, good for him...
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Re: Brush painted swirl...

That did come out pretty good! I think the front looks better than the back...of course with the amount of time that probably took he may have started cutting corners by the time he got to the back. I wonder if he copied the pattern from an actual swirl or if he just did his thing?
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Re: Brush painted swirl...

That's quite cool - sort of a cross between a MC swirl and a JS Rainbow
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Re: Brush painted swirl...

Interesting what folks can do when they get their mind around things, isn't it?
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Re: Brush painted swirl...

looks way better than many homemade swirls!
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Re: Brush painted swirl...

Too bad he hasn't found out about Tubaro seeing he is in South America too

It did turn out better than I would have expected.
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Re: Brush painted swirl...

that indeed does look very good. Although, that body is horribly off. Look at the position of grip and shape of horns
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Re: Brush painted swirl...

I have to give him props for being so resourceful! it came ok IMO!
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Re: Brush painted swirl...

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I have to give him props for being so resourceful! it came ok IMO!
very true!
i dig that.
it's about inspiration, not perfection.
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