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NASCR3 10-17-2011 03:07 PM

Camaro with Sharpie Stripes = Coolness
 
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Don't know if this is a re-post, but I just saw this over on Autoblog. Not that I'd do this myself but I just thought it was pretty cool and really creative. Check it out. :thumbup:

http://www.autoblog.com/2011/10/17/a...arpie-markers/

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Remember the Sharpie Lamborghini Gallardo from 2007? A Chevrolet Camaro has been given a similar treatment courtesy of Maryland-based professional pinstriper Chris Dunlop. Stepping away from his cans of paint and fine brushes, Dunlop has created two magnificently detailed Sharpie tapestries where the original pinstripes would have been.

According to LSX TV, Dunlop says this Camaro is the fourth car he's decorated like this, and others have followed. Ten pens gave their lives to the cause of art, as well as a few layers of clearcoat to make sure the ink remains permanent. If you happen to think you could do this at home to your own ride, have a look at the detail shots in the gallery a Sharpie isn't just a marker in Dunlop's hands.

boltmark 10-17-2011 03:18 PM

The car looks like a die cast model for some reason to me.

ROD_SS 10-17-2011 03:20 PM

wonder how the plastic door trim would look sharpied?

el ess A 10-17-2011 03:21 PM

Die casts don't have backup sensors. It looks real to me.

Jagerday 10-17-2011 03:34 PM

Someone decided to draw on my camaro. Wasn't nearly as cool.

Caspers2SSRS 10-17-2011 03:50 PM

Very nice artistry!

BowtieBelle 10-17-2011 03:53 PM

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Originally Posted by Jagerday (Post 3894594)
Someone decided to draw on my camaro. Wasn't nearly as cool.

I saw the title of this thread and thought, oh God, did someone else draw on another Camaro? Your story horrified me :yikes:

Steve Dallas 10-17-2011 03:56 PM

Sharpies...not just for eyebrows anymore...

NoSyT 10-17-2011 04:30 PM

I just saw this on Autoblog myself....very creative and interesting.

DOOK 10-17-2011 04:54 PM

I wonder what a month in the sun would look like, not to mention it's first wash?
Dude should invest in some one shot, and a brush.

Vengeance Graphix 10-17-2011 04:54 PM

thats pretty cool

Switchin2Chevy 10-17-2011 05:00 PM

I've gotta say, that looks pretty cool. And if it's done well and doesn't fade away over time then that'd be a great idea. Wish I had though of it. It would've been alot cheaper than paying for stripes to be put on...!

Kurushio 10-17-2011 05:08 PM

How many hours did that take. Also i have no idea how he made such sharp edges though there is sharpie pens out now too which i guess could have helped.

insidethreat07 10-17-2011 05:13 PM

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Originally Posted by boltmark (Post 3894519)
The car looks like a die cast model for some reason to me.

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