big z Posted July 10, 2005 Report Share Posted July 10, 2005 (edited) ok, here's the deal. i made meself a gibson sg (soon to be an sg special) and a gibson explorer. im on the painting part and i have no idea how to do really cool designs, the ones i wanted are midnight burst for the sg ( you can see here: http://www.gibson.com/Files/USA_PDFs/SGStandard.pdf ) and for the explorer you can see the color , (iguana burst), sample here: http://www.gibsoncustom.com/flash/products...s/finishes.html . now that you've seen the colors, i need help. it is my first time painting designs this hard, before i had always just odne solid colors. ok now i really NEED TO KNOW what: - method of painting to use (ie. air brush, air gun, spray can, etc.) - how to use the painting medium/ tool to obtain the pattern - what paints to use ( types : acrylic, etc. colors: green (mixed with?..), royal blue, etc.) - i also have a budget of $300 U.S. please help me, i really appreciate it, thank you sooo much! oh yes, i also want to put in mother of pearl trapezoid inlays on the fingerboard. if some could write me a little tutorial on this thread to cutting and installing trapezoid inlays on my explorer (rosewood fingerboard, chrome frets) and carving the cavaties for them and also, where i can buy them, i would be thankful! Edited July 10, 2005 by big z Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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