New special effect car paint finishes are being developed or reintroduced all the time here is a selection of different types of paint that my tickle your fancy…
Paint doesn’t have to be just metallic, solid or pearl
Have a look below for some examples of alternative special effect paints
Satin is the new matt. Or combine satin coloured parts with gloss to make areas and details stand out.
Raw metal effects can be applied this is a selection of our test pieces including fake copper, steel, brushed steel and aluminium. They can be aged or left to look like clean metal. This is an artistic paint application so results vary and multiple materials are used.
Mixing effects- Airbrushed and brushed designs utilising pinstripes, metal flake and candy pigment colours together to get that hot rod or low rider look.
Go for that 90’s look with colour paint flips to give that oil on water effect. Neat auto paint effect that can be controlled to be subtle or in your face.
A sample of some special effect automotive paints. crystallising effect paint and glow in the dark. Generally better used in moderation for details or to created patterned slices through the body work.
Chrome /mirror paint gives a 90%+ real chrome look, Prizmacoat (moves with light) and coloured / tinted chrome can be created using a candy in the clear coat (even black chrome)
Sample of vibrant candy colour paints. A colour tinted clear coat is applied over a silver or gold metallic base coat this gives loads of depth, shine and vibrant colours
Originally used in the 70’s these colours are making a strong comeback, lots more variations and colours available to choose from
It don’t have to shine, Matt soft touch lacquers and ultra high gloss all available