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    Alan's Painting commissions

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    BRO_COOKIE

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    Alan's Painting commissions

    Post  BRO_COOKIE on Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:07 am

    Alan's Painting Commissions

    Basicly What i offer is to paint any blaster that is nerf related using Vinyl die and Citadel Brush Paints. Also i choose Vinyl Die and Citadel Paints becuase they are the best paints that i have used and it may be a tab bit more expensive then normal paints but it is the best quality and is defanitly worth the extra amount.

    Prices:
    (Quantitiy may vary regarding the size of the blaster)
    1xVinyl Die base coat=$16
    1xVinyl Die Primary & Secoundary coat=$16
    1xCitadel Brush Paint=$6
    1xKyrlon shortcuts Chrome Dry Brushing=$6 (including shipping)
    1xBase Coat=$10

    Labour

    With Labour i charge $5p/h for smaller balster like pistols and recons and with larger blasters like Stampedes i charge $2.50. this is to male it fare due to lrger blasters needing more time and care and $5p/h for a large blaster is just way to expensive.

    I will have pics comming soon
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    Re: Alan's Painting commissions

    Post  littlebro05 on Tue Feb 19, 2013 3:06 pm

    Would be good to show us some of your work so we know what it'll turn out to be like.
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    Re: Alan's Painting commissions

    Post  clunk07 on Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:00 pm

    do yourself a favour, and simplify your pricing.

    While it's good to break down cost, your labour charge should be reflected in a total price. Don't drop your labour cost due to the size of the blaster - if I did that, the 4 hours of prep on a LS would be too time-consuming, and I'd end up taking shortcuts, resulting in an inferior paint job.

    Also curious as to a base coat for vinyl dye? Maybe list them as a primary and secondary layers, due to vinyl dye fusing with the plastic, so it's not a base coat.

    Just for an indication, I charge around $80 for a pj on a Stampede or Longshot. That includes sanding and prep, undercoat, base coat, various top coats with camo stencil (up to 4 colours), and 2 to 4 coats of clear lacquer. Also covered in that price is a build plate and skull stencil with outline.
    Consumables usually amount to around $25, and approx 8 hours of labour (4 hrs to disassemble, sand and prep, 2.5 hrs of painting/stencilling, 0.5 hrs for lacquer, 0.5 hrs for re-assemble, 0.5 hrs for build plate. Working on that formula, labour is approx $7/hr.

    So maybe you could have a base charge for small, medium and large blasters (that includes your labour and vinyl dye cost) then have the optional extra of the 2 types of dry-brushing you perform at an additional price...

    Looking forward to seeing some of your work.

    Cheers,


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