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PostPosted: Wed Oct 03, 2012 9:54 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Got adobe photoshop and illustrator. And a printer. Now what do I do? Special printer vinyl/decal paper etc?


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:11 am 
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You can buy decal paper at a model shop print on the paper, spray with a decal coat, dry and then apply like a wet decal transfer. The resulting decal is somewhat translucent it was not satisfactory for my installation. This method however will still work for many.

The other option is to create the decal you want, email the artwork to one of several makers who will then reproduce the decal for you. The decal is applied like a sticker,however you can wet apply it giving you time to position it perfectly. Tip, order 2 in case you make a mistake........don't ask.
Velocals made mine.


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superstars - many thanks.


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