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Older Harley tank ??

Discussion in 'Works In Progress & Finished Artworks!' started by basepaint, May 7, 2018.


  1. basepaint

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    I was given an older HD tank That someone screwed up trying to patch! So with a lot of work I got it looking pretty good an sprayed some silver flake on it and now I'm looking for ideas on what to paint on it? It will be candied over so thinking something Old School anyone have any ideas?
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    You can’t go wrong with skulls or old school flames. Screaming Skulls with a little vapour trail look cool under Candy.


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    If it's old, do a rust pattern on it...give it the vintage look it needs!!
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    Already have the silver flake on it?
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    go for the old school indian larry style paint job
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    With the metal flake base think Easy Ride Red white and blue candy flag over it . It would look wicked cool in the sunlight.
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    Might have to put all the ideas in a bag and just draw one out? Then post up the finished tank after I'm done so the person who got picked will find out it was there idea!
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    Something colorful, that is a beautiful tank!! Skulls I will definitely do skulls on it... Awesome tank!!
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    That’s a great idea BP! I like it.


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    one last ideal to put in the pot, Old school bomber style pinup like on the cool planes during WWII
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    Ooooh, that’s a very cool suggestion.


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    Yes old school pinup !!!
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    So i have 3 votes for old School pin up
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    BP- Yeah, that does sound great. Another vote for Pin Up as well :)
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    LOL I just thought of how much it looked more like the front end of a wwii bomber and it kind of popped in my head .
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    Combo?
    Waving (or not) flag with your blue candy and red candy done with skulls kind of like this
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    White stars and stripes with flake of their own and 3d sort of upward rounded edges, drop shadows.

    Pinup is cool I just dont know about doing it over flake.... metallic yes, flake ehhh idk
    Have a feeling she'd look like a sticker
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    Theres always sunburst, or celtic knot patterns too
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    Could try a B&W PIN-UP under the candy?
    Or maybe a sugar skull Girl pin-up under the candy?
    BTW that tanks sick looking @robbyrocket2
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    Something cool I ran across, Thought it might help with some ideas.
    Im sure youll land on something cool
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