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Re: Griffin on Hood
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Posted by RMinNJ [Email] (more from RMinNJ) on Sun, 20 Oct 2013 18:47:01 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: Griffin on Hood, aizzo [Profile/Gallery] , Sun, 20 Oct 2013 13:01:14
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I'll have to post some pics of it..its still hanging in the garage
getting beat up..

I basically found the picture of the Griffin on line. This is the basic black Griffin on a white background.

With my ink-jet instead of printing it on an 8x11 I chose "poster" and it split it centered across 4 8x11s. I used a heavier stock paper.

I then taped the 4 pieces together lining and overlapping the edge to connect the 4 quadrants of the Griffin.

Using an exact-o-knife I cut out the solid black portions of the Griffin.
Every so often I left a thin portion of the black to keep it connected to the white (else it fall off the white when done). I actually curved the portions trying to make it look like feathers/hair? (this was the portion I recall that the family looked at me like I was crazy).

To paint I used masking or duct tape rolled to be double sided behind it to
hold the middle and portions down. Tape on the sides. And then a lot of newspaper taped around it to keep the hood liner from over spray. A towel
on the engine to not get paint. Used engine paint. Family thought it was cool and understood then.

Sadly I cannot think of any other car logo I would do this for. Good times with my Saabs.


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