Thursday

Pinstriping Pimp!

Dude! Check out this guy in the Royal Enfield factory in India, pinstriping one of their gas tanks by hand. It's like watching a magician. If you've ever tried your hand at pinstriping of any kind (like I have) you'll appreciate how difficult this is. If you haven't ever tried pinstriping, you'll still appreciate the fluid motions of this craftsman at work. Now, if they could just make a decent motorcycle, I'd buy one.

via neatorama

4 comments:

  1. I took a few dance lessons from a national champion ballroom dancer. Watching this reminds me of dancing with the teacher.

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  2. Just watching him made me hit the mental state you can see him in, focused yet easy. I *love* that feeling, when I'm drawing or writing or knitting, when 3 hours go by in a blink because I'm in that headspace.

    & that little neck roll where you could see him working out a crick & getting himself back in that space? The videotaping & talking musta given his center a wobble for a moment. Pukka guy, straight up!

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  3. I loved this video. I am a huge fan of pinstriping and hand lettering.

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  4. sick. i'm a decorative painted and i can't imagine the ease of pinstriping like that. and that his shirt stays so clean.

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