Here's the problem - it's a USAC with one of Pamelina's airbrush jobs on it. Repainting isn't really an option. The way the design is, I can isolate the chipped area between two rays of black that come out of the tremolo routing area toward the edge of the guitar. My original thought was to sand down that area, between the black areas, repaint the color and maybe re-fade the color into the black w/ an airbrush, then clear over the top of it, backmasking over the factory clear to give it a "fade" between the clears, then finish sand it level, polish, and call it a day.
I'm also faced with the issue that part of that repair area is a fade from pink to yellow, right by the chip. FYI, the design is called "Tie Dye", which is just what it sounds like. Another thought I had was to scan the area on my scanner, fix the chip in Photoshop, print that area out, and then stick it to the body and clear over it. Naturally, I'd sand a channel for it so it would fit flush, blend into the black on either side with an airbrush, then clear over it. Does that sound nuts?
Would it help for me to post a pic of the damage?