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I have a project going, I can't believe it myself, but anyway. I wanted to make a box art and more realistic front grille for my VLB. I started with an ULTRA FINE Sharpie pen, but that would not reach into all the small crevices so I went to the art supply store to buy something better. I came home with these pens and they are better, just a little more expensive, but at least there is no paint brush clean up.
First step, get grille. Second step, 'paint' the grille with the marker in a series of strokes, if the ink isn't dry, sometimes it takes up what you just put down. Third step, paint with orange marker the turn signal lenses. Fourth step, admire work, have beer or any other think you like. Fifth step, install on body and enjoy.
I have included some shots from the interweb thingy that helped me out with just how much of the grille needs to be black and how much should stay chrome. The VLB has a small integrated 'nudge' bar, so I left that chrome, but I think I added tiny amounts of depth by shading it here and there where shadows would occur naturally. I am sorry for the lackluster photos as it is difficult to photo chrome bits at night with only a lamp or flash from the camera.
If you liked those pictures, you should see these...
I think it is finally done