Among the many challenges a refinish technician is faced within the course of a day, keeping a paint job clean is one that can sometimes be much more difficult than it sounds. While a contemporary paint booth and modern equipment can certainly be beneficial, it is by no means a guarantee of clean work. […]
A paint technician that can keep up with demanding production needs will be one of the most valuable employees to any high production repair facility. To be successful in this type of environment, here are a few tips for maximizing the jobs that go through your paint booth: Use Dry Time Efficiently – The best […]
An unfortunate reality of working in this trade is that many technicians have acquired what they know in the absence of much or any formal training, prep staff are usually the most disadvantaged. Many of us will start off with a piece of sandpaper and absolutely no clue what we are sanding or why. Sometimes […]
Most painters have a story to tell about the time that they strayed from the procedure, and things didn’t go quite the way they’d planned. Life in a collision repair shop is fast-paced, and it can be easy to make the same mistakes over and over without taking the time to evaluate a failure that […]
One of the most commons questions I get as a painter, paint rep, and YouTube paint enthusiast, is what is the best paint gun or which one should I get? While there is no one fit answer for everyone, today we will look at a variety of spraying options and where they might work […]
A common trend in color matching from OEM is the use of translucent colors. Translucent colors are made up of both the color of the undercoat and a transparent color overtop of it. Commonly, you will use a shade of grey first as either a primer or basecoat, followed by the transparent color coating of your […]
Taking a break from cars for a few paint jobs we ready to have some fun painting some PS4 Controllers, one with a Fortnite (video game) theme, and another with inspired by Rick and Morty. Here are the two videos: To prepare these controllers for paint, it needs to be cleaned and […]
Watch as we jump into the booth with Gabriel Merino, creator of the Motivated Painters movement! Painting a red metallic in one of the largest, premier shops in Canada.
A look at some custom painted helmets and an update on some Refinish Network projects!
Check out this awesome custom painted Dragon Ball Z car by Keegan Defrance!