Art Bumper

Discussion in 'Photo & Video Gallery' started by killbucket, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. killbucket

    killbucket Rockstar 100 Posts

    I just repainted my 2006's front bumper. While my grille is nice and unique, I felt the truck could use a bit more "custom" up front.
    You've probably seen this done in Sharpie Marker, on a Lamborghini Gallardo. This however, is done in nice black enamel, and won't immediately fade and look crummy.

    Citing various influences on my psyche,

    I just randomly drew stuff in.

    Once I'd got it all...

    filled in, I went over it with

    a nice thick coat of clear enamel to protect it.

    The finished Art Bumper. In a few weeks, I'll wet-sand it, apply another coat of clear, and polish it out to a high shine.
    videos are here:
  2. redneckchevy

    redneckchevy Rockstar

    thats pretty awesome dude lol, its unique. it'll be cool if you did sumthin like how they got camo vinyl wraps that go around the bottom of truck. but u did sumthin like that
  3. FrigginNoodles

    FrigginNoodles Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    Very cool. I wish I had more artistic skill. The truck looks great. Killbucket, you always have the best/unique projects, thanks for sharing.
  4. Enkeiavalanche

    Enkeiavalanche Loving the Outdoors Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    That is differant... Have you seen the Art Cars? Google them..
  5. Als09Sierra

    Als09Sierra Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Looks great. I like the way you used the pic to cover your license plate. :)
    Are your flames still there? Hard to tell from the one pic of the hood.
  6. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Your truck is differant, I mean that in a good way.:great:
  7. aloxdaddy99

    aloxdaddy99 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I do like the grill. The artwork is unique. I wish I had some of your talent in the paint department.
  8. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    X2 on the art talent. I have trouble drawing stick figuires.
  9. sgtsjj

    sgtsjj Rockstar 3 Years 1000 Posts

    thats pretty badazz man!!
  10. Cheez

    Cheez Rockstar 100 Posts

    I used to have a 2007 mitsu Eclipse and I did the dash similar to that. It was done with metallic silver sharpie and ALOT of time.
    I've considered doing this to a few pieces on my truck I just haven't completely convinced myself.

    Great job on your bumper though! Very Unique!

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