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Sharpie Motorcycle Helmet by PinstripeChris Sharpie Motorcycle Helmet by PinstripeChris
Just got a customers helmet in the mail for some artwork to be done and thought I'd share the last Sharpie Helmet I did. This is done completely freehand using Sharpies, then I clear coat it when finished- these pics are prior to clear.

See more cool stuff like this on my website!

www.PinstripeChris.com
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NeonTerror Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Holy lord. I feel as if the curved surface would prove challenging. I did a pair of shoes and it was bad enough lol
But awesome as always :)
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PinstripeChris Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Professional Artist
Thanks! It took about 5 hours to do the ink work, but it was quite challenging for the exact reason you said. It's what I call a 'constant curve'- it's never flat anywhere and you have to try to adapt your method to the shape. It's always great to do some extra challenging ones :)
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Lmomjian Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
didn't know you did helmets! must have been an interesting change of pace

looks great.
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PinstripeChris Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Professional Artist
Thanks dude- I actually will draw on just about anything, helmets are among the least strange. Still its an interesting surface and shape!
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SheDares Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love it :D Wish my doodlings turned out like that; my hand's not steady enough :)
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PinstripeChris Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Professional Artist
Thank you- all it takes is practice :)
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SheDares Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, well I'd better keep practising then :)
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virtualTune Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Student Photographer
You know those zebras-like paintjobs they use when testdriving concept cars. They should do it in style and hire you to design them ^^ Do you ship to Europe?
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PinstripeChris Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2013  Professional Artist
That would be a killer job to have, but they use vinyl wraps for those to keep it cheap which is no fun. I do actually ship to Europe- is there something you'd like?
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virtualTune Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2013  Student Photographer
not me directly, but I have a friend who just purchased a new motorcycle. A custom helmet with Kawasaki-Green highlights might make for a neat, personal gift :)
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