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    Sign guys learn to paint everything....I highly encourage anyone within reach of one of these classes who wants to do automotive or helmets or sculptures or basically paint anything but paper to go register.
    FREE
    The class is phenomenal and taught me a ton when I started out in scenic, though then it was a good bit of money
    http://www.matthewspaint.com/Fabricators-Distributors/Training.aspx
    http://www.matthewspaint.com/getmed...732b353f427/MPC321-training-schedule.pdf.aspx

    I cant say for certain if they will accept everyone if you don't have an association with some company that is related to the field but... even then id say its worth a try even if you are just aspiring to paint this type of stuff as a business or side business.
    These guys make some of the best paints ive ever used.
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    Would be all over that shizz if I was in that part of the world.
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    I submitted registration for next month in Houston, TX. I will wait for their written reply. Sounds like a fun class.
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    Obviously they tell you a lot about their own products, but it all applies
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    It's a pretty full course of all the basics.
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    I checked out their website and watched the class video. Seems like a lot of useful info.
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    wish people or companies would do something like this in the UK for free too, but it would never happen.
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    Ya never know what you might stumble across....its fairly rare here too.
    I've only ever known of sign guys to even know this brand exists.
    I know nothing about the UK though so....
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    Houston class was already full. Oh well. Next time.
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    Eh , was worth a shot
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    I looked into taking a PPG intro class a while back. If I remember it was reasonably priced. I may still check it out.
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    I have no clue what their classes cost....do you remember a round about range? What's their intro ,a 1 day class?
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    I'd do this Mathews class again.... If for nothing else maybe some tips about their newer stuff.
    Generally now the classes I'd like to do are product line specific and I can't afford them currently. Like I'd like to do ppgs waterborne classes for envirobase and waterborne clear. The waterborne clear is pretty cutting edge, state of the art type stuff
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    Airbrush artists are a bunch of dorks trying to learn stuff.
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    Idk If @Tocean has seen this, I think it was him who mentioned Mathews before. He might have even done the class.
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    Did PPG buy out Matthews? it's got the PPG logo on the tab. I used Matthews Clear coats(usually matte) in the exterior sign biz, when we switched to PPG I remember the owner wouldn't stop using Matthews clear to cover his 5 year warranty(so I've always held it in high regard), that would of been back in the 90's.

    When we switched to PPG we got a color matching machine and new shiny computer to log the colors(usually pantone but I've had to match a brick before) and since I was color matching I got sent to the PPG classroom for a painting and color matching seminar, the machine didn't work worth a damn it just spat out the nearest PPG color. I took Automotive Body Repair in High School so I didn't really need the course at the time, all these years later being out of it I could use a refresher, that or just buy an old car and get sanding:cool:
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    Idk, as far as I know Mathews has always been manufactured through ppg. Coukd be wrong. I mean , really I think there's only 3-4 actual paint manufacturers.
    Its all tangled up. They play supplier to others, but do end product as well.
    Mathews I think just specs the ingredients according to their own product research. Maybe they mix it too, idk

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