Paint Cars

How To : Restore a cars paint job

Cars, as with everything else in this world, deteriorate with use or non-use over time. In this free video clip series our expert, Doug Jenkins, will not only show you how to maintain your car but also how to completely restore and renew its paint job. You'll learn how to scuf ...more

How To : Make chrome paint on black cars using Photoshop

The first step is to select a photo of a black, glossy car. Using the Lasso- polygonal tool, select the outline of the car. Once the image outline is complete, the dots animate around the image. The next step is to deselect the areas on the car where the chrome paint is not re ...more

How To : Create a car paint shader in 3ds Max 2010

This tutorial will walk you through how to create a car paint shader from scratch utilizing materials inside of 3D Studio Max. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you' ...more

How To : Give a car a custom paint job

This how-to video shows viewers how to create their own custom paint job at home by yourself. The segment is a continuous video in fast forward. The video explains how to do everything from taking molding off, sanding the old paint, fixing the dents with bondo, to the actual s ...more

How To : Paint Your Car's Interior for a Two-Tone Look

Painting your car's interior is a great way to enhance your driving surroundings and give you a new plush look. In most cases it can even increase the value of your car when you trade it in or sell it. You could spend hundreds, even thousands for changing or replacing your in ...more

How To : Custom paint a car

Doug Jenkins, will not only show you how to maintain your car but also how to completely restore and renew its paint job. You'll learn how to scuff off old, dry paint, apply new paint and even fix blemished in the paint job as your cars becomes like new before your eyes. Part ...more

How To : Repair car paint damage

In this how-to video series, learn how to repair car paint damage from Doug Jenkins and his crew of mechanics and car restoration experts. They will teach you all the steps you need to know to repair paint damage such as paint chips. They will demonstrate how to sand out car p ...more

How To : Wash A Car With Out Damaging The Paint

Washing a car is a simple task. However, many people damage their paint by scratching it or making swirl marks when washing. If you are going to take the time to wash your car, make sure you follow these simple tips to prevent paint damage. Dirt Is Your Enemy - Don't Shrub It ...more

How To : Paint a water drop effect on your RC cars

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a water drop effect on your RC cars. This is very easy to do but very easy to mess up as well. Make sure you are careful while you are doing this so results come out well. First, grab your color change paint and spray a coat of it on the ...more

How To : Mix automotive or car paint

In this video, we learn how to mix automotive or car paint. To begin, you want to look at your car information to find out what kind and color of paint they used on it originally. Once you have this information, you can take it to an automotive shop and they can do a code sear ...more

How To : Detect paint layers on a car

See what to look for in a car's paint job to detect that the car paint has been redone or replaced, uncovering clues about the car's accident history and resale value.

How To : Paint a fade on your model cars

If you want to paint a fade on your model cars you should first pick colors that will work well with each other. First, you should plan out your step. Divide the car into parts of the car where you will places your colors. You should designate where you mixing and solid areas ...more

How To : Paint an awesome race car

Joey Logano paints the #20 Home Depot Toyota race car with Home Depot orange color. 1. Paint up the chassis. 2. Dry the paint for about 4 days using a grill specially made to fit the body of the car. 3. Bake the chassis in the oven for 160 degrees F. 4. Get some orange sticker ...more

How To : Prepare a new OEM car body part for paint

In this automotive guide, we learn how to prepare an OEM car-body part for painting. For all of the gritty details, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started prepping your own parts for painting, watch this video tutorial.

How To : Draw a car in MS Paint

Microsoft Paint has the capability to allow you to draw an awesome realistic car. This video will show the line and filling tools that someone uses to make a sporty car. You can make whatever alterations and adjustments to create your own unique dream car. Draw in wheels of th ...more

How To : Customize car wheels with paint

This is a step by step look at how to properly paint your car wheels. In this particular video the color selection for the wheel is black. A protective top coat is also applied (but not shown). Watch and begin customizing your car's wheels.

How To : Wax and protect your car paint

The video tells you have to protect your car using waxes and sealants. It begins by showing you how to apply a premium wax using Dodo Juice Paste Wax and a soft applicator by ensuring the wax is bonded to the paint sufficiently prior to removing an amazing finish can be create ...more

How To : Draw a car in Windows MS Paint

Ever wonder why Windows comes with MS Paint? Well, from this video v=ElrldD02if0], it's amazing how that tiny, little program so often overlooked by most people can, in the right hands, be used to create stunning computed generated drawings. In this video, the author records h ...more

How To : Paint a lightning effect on your RC cars

Find your RC cars dull? Want them to look even better than you could dream with a nice shocking effect that will have your friends in amazement? Well you can with this guide on painting lightning effect on your RC Car 1) First take the shell of your car, and draw guidelines f ...more

How To : Remove RC Lexan paint from a model car

To remove the lexan paint, obtain a bottle of brake fluid. Make sure you read the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for its harmful effects, and put on a pair of gloves to avoid contact with the hands when applying the brake fluid. To remove a large area of paint, pour a littl ...more

How To : Paint shadow lines on a model car

If you want to paint shadow lines on a model care you should first realize that you can pair this technique up with any other technique you want to for different effects. Shadow lines occur when the out lines get thick and it provides a contrast to make something pop out. Shad ...more

How To : Paint tears on a model car

Brian from thetoyz.com and ProLineRacing.com will show you some painting techniques in this video. He is decorating his Revo truck with a special paint design. Brian is painting tears on various shells of vehicles and he got his design idea from the label of a drink can of Mon ...more

How To : Paint a car bumper

In this online video series, learn how to paint your car bumper, from car painting expert Marcel Porter. This experienced auto technician will show you how to sand your car bumper, how to mix the primer for your car and how to apply the primer, how to prepare the car paint and ...more

How To : Strip Car Paint to Metal

Before you figure out how to strip the paint on your car to bare metal, you should should first ask the question, should I strip all of the paint off. Depending on the type of job you're doing, it may actually be better not to strip all of the paint off. This was a question I ...more

How To : Remove Spray Paint After Your Car Gets Tagged

There are some really talented graffiti artists out there. Some of them are good enough that businesses hire them to paint advertisements, rather than hiring someone to scrub their work off the side of the building. Then there are the taggers who just go around painting their ...more

How To : Paint brake calipers

The Mighty Car Mods team show you how to paint your cars brake calipers to improve the appearance of your mighty ride. Unfortunately, you won't get better brake performance, but they will look good!

How To : Paint carbon fiber material the easy way

If you're a fan of remote control vehicles or plan on taking up the hobby, you'll need to know some tricks and tips. From putting together the tires for your vehicle to properly painting certain parts of the car. In this video, you'll be finding out how to paint carbon fiber ...more

How To : Use color correction in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Create a life-sized foam and clay automobile model

Getting bored, or need some sort of car that costs practically nothing? This three-part video tutorial will show you how to create a life-sized foam and clay automobile model. You'll learn how to build an automotive clay model. Why would you want to build an automotive clay mo ...more

How To : Fix Your Car Dent with a Hair Dryer

If you've ever dinged your car—or worse, a friend's or parent's car—and caused a dent, you know how expensive it can be to fix. A two-second mistake can end up costing hundreds of dollars, but you can save yourself repairs costs and a headache with just a couple of household i ...more

How To : Make costume hooves

They are made from a pair of comfortable wedge sandals, and are very durable. Materials used: Wire screening(used for screening windows) Clay to temperarily hold wire in place Paper mache' with wallpaper paste Car bondo Filler primer Acrylic paint Krylon satin finish clearcoa ...more

How To : Make Porsche Christmas Cookies

Christmas is near, which means Christmas cookies. And if you love cars and cookies, this video will show you how to produce your own cookie cutters in the shape of your favorite Porsche. This technique could also apply to other vehicles, as well. The video has a German soundtr ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : Make a realistic Fallout 3 dart gun prop

One of the many reasons for the Fallout series enduring popularity is the wide variety of creative and retro-futuristic weapons available for the player to lay waste with. Most of them are not real, but by gumption this girl has made one of them so! This video will show you ho ...more

How To : Apply light sources to 3D models in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Make Handwriting Fun

Letter formation can be fun! Few children enjoy traditional handwriting practice. Copying the same black letters over and over again with a pencil is boring! Here is how you can make letter formation fun while practicing with your child at home. Vary the tools A pencil isn ...more

How To : Use Fiberglass Filler For Auto Body Repair

Assuring A Proper Repair When Welding Vehicle Sheet Metal Any weld that is performed on a vehicle requires certain steps to assure a proper repair. For example, weld-through-primer must be applied to the welded surface being welded; corrosion protection must be applied to the ...more

How To : Earn An Income By Writing Auto Repair Estimates

Collision Repair Related Careers When you think of a career in collision repair you probably think of a body repair or paint technician. However, there are a lot of related careers that collision repair can lead to. For Example, you can work in auto parts stores, dealerships, ...more

How To : Wash And Detail Your Car Or Truck In 4 Steps

If you ever wondered how to keep your car looking great and protect the paint for years to come, read on. 4-step car wash includes washing, clay baring, polishing and waxing your car. Items needed to perform 4-step wash This is a list of essential things you will need: Car ...more

How To : Fix a scratch on your car

Fix those little scratches before they become big rust marks. Learn how to fix a scratch on your car. Howcast prevents all the necessary steps for ridding your car of that ugly scratch. You Will Need: * Your car’s VIN number * Car-wash liquid * Clean cotton cloth * 1,500- to ...more

How To : Use a Clay Bar When Detailing a Car

Using a clay bar will help produce a show-car paint finish. Watch the video for a complete demonstration, and check out the steps below. Wash Car It is very important to wash car before using the clay bar. This will remove dirt to prevent it from scratching the paint surface. ...more

How To : Prep a classic VW Beetle Bug for a paint job

A new paint job can do wonders for any car, no matter how old it may be. It can give a look and feel to the car thanks to paint that may not have been available when it was being produced. But prepping a car, especially one that has been worked on, is an important aspect befor ...more

How To : Use a clay bar on the exterior of your automobile

In this how-to video, you will learn how to use a clay bar for paint decontamination on your car. To clay, make sure you use a brand new bar. Break the bar into about three pieces and save the other pieces for later. The clay will remove the contaminants from the paint. Flatte ...more

How To : Use an auto clay bar to clean paint contamination

In this how-to video, you will learn how to clean your car paint with a clay bar. This will help you clean contaminants, bug parts, and other debris from your paint. First, you will need a car to clean, a clay bar, and a lubricant for the clay. Split the clay into a smaller pi ...more

How To : Draw a Lamborghini sports car on a computer

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw a Lamborghini sports car on a computer. If you don't paint the car one portion at a time, you might get confused and your drawing will siffer for it. You should lay down shades of yellow and orange with the paint bucket and fin ...more

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