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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 06-09-2013, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
 
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World's Ugliest Swirl?

I did this swirl awhile ago on this S that I sanded into a sort of Hybrid Radius and can't decide whether to love it because it's so damn ugly or strip it and start again

I've been trying to do something a little different with my swirls and make them more chaotic looking, but IDK about this one.

What do you guys think... Ugly or No?



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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 06-09-2013, 08:27 PM
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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

It should be called.......Swirled Fungus
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It should be called.......Swirled Fungus
HAHA! Right... At first I read that as "Swirled Fugly"
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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

That's pretty ugly, but I've seen way worse here. Not even close to the ugliest swirl

Honestly I've pretty impressed that you got the "lizard" down. Not a lot of people can figure that out.
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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

With a good dark ebony neck and any number of pick-up colour combinations that guitar could be bitchin'! Black or cosmo black hardware would finish it a treat. I say keep going with the chaotic vibe
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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

actually, I think this would kick-ARSE if you were to do a complete "parts-caster" type of look......... mismatched neck, metal cover pup in the bridge nothing in the middle, and a single coil in the neck position.........that would be cool.
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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

I see that and instantly think Vernon Reid for some reason.
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I see that and instantly think Vernon Reid for some reason.
Particularly weird, as that's the first name which popped into my head too.
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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

If you took the right drugs, it would look great!
I'm not in to drugs so sand it down and try again.
Keep at it-
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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

I would sand it and reswirl the body. I love the fact that you tried to do some lizard in there. Is that by accident or on purpose?

Cheers for showing us your work!
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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

call me crazy, but I kinda like it.
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I would sand it and reswirl the body. I love the fact that you tried to do some lizard in there. Is that by accident or on purpose?

Cheers for showing us your work!
Honestly it was completely by accident that the "lizard" showed up in the swirl, but I did see it in the paint and stopped mixing it around so it would stay that way. That's one of the reasons this one came out so weird

Thanks for all the opinions... They are basically a mixture of my day to day opinions on this damn thing. I look at it one day and like it for being weird and different, then look at it the next day and hate it

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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

I've seen far worse. Honestly, I kinda like it...
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It's not bad. I would throw some salt on it to sort of melt the color and then re-clear it once the chemical reaction occurs.

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Re: World's Ugliest Swirl?

All swirls are ugly....

HA!
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