Author: Jim Richardson,Tom Horvath
Pro Paint & Body is a revised and updated edition of one of the bestselling paint handbooks in the industry. It includes current information on HVLP paint guns and equipment as well as waterborne paint technology. It also contains sections on hammer and dolly, paintless dent removal, patching panels, spray guns and compressors, paint prep, colour sanding, plastic bumper repair and custom paint tips and tricks.
Author: Jim Richardson,Tom Horvath
This is a revised and updated edition of one of the bestselling paint handbooks in the industry. It includes current information on HVLP paint guns and equipment and waterborne paint technology. It also has sections on hammer and dolly, paintless dent removal, patching panels, spray guns and compressors, paint prep, shooting paint, color sanding, plastic bumper repair, and custom paint tips and tricks.
Secrets from a Body and Paint Restoration Pro
Author: Larry Lyles
Publisher: I5 Press
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Revive Your Ride differs from most of the other auto restoration books on the market in two important ways: (1) it covers general body and paint repair techniques but skips the mechanics (about 70% of restoration is body and paint and only 30% mechanical); and (2) it describes general techniques that can be applied to any vehicle, whereas most books cover only a specific make and model.
Author: Don Taylor,Larry Hofer
A guide to repairing and painting automobile bodies, using photographs and text to discuss disassembly, welding, rust removal, aluminum and fiberglass repair, painting products and equipment, color matching, and other topics.
Paint Technology for Auto Enthusiasts & Body Shop Professionals
Author: John Pfanstiehl
A comprehensive resource that covers the entire field of automotive paint technology.
Revised & Updated
Author: Dennis W. Parks
How to Paint Your Car reveals the techniques, tricks, and technology behind automotive painting through 400 color photos, clear captions, detailed text, and step-by-step how-to sequences. You’ll learn the latest information about paint chemistry, waterborne paints, spray guns, body fillers, surface prep, site prep, as well as respirators and other safety gear that every automotive painter must know. With step-by-step detail, you’ll learn how to properly prepare your car for paint work, including minor bodywork, surface preparation, rust removal, masking, priming and final coating. How to Paint Your Car also includes information about custom touches and effects as well as how to care for your paint after application, including information on buffing compounds, waxes, and other care products. Everything you need to know to feel comfortable and confident in undertaking your own paint project, whether a touch-up job or a complete respray, is covered in How to Paint Your Car.
Author: Tony Thacker
Publisher: CarTech Inc
The value and collectability of muscle cars has never been higher. Models that sold for $30,000 at auction 10 years ago are now going for quadruple that in many cases. The charts showing auction results, sale prices, and car value have a continuous upward trajectory. As such, some rare models of muscle cars are now valued in the realm of historically high-valued classic, sports, and show cars. Who would have dreamed that a Hemi 'Cuda convertible would be selling for Duesenberg or Ferrari money these days? Of course, when values of muscle cars increase to such an extent, the care and detail spent on restoration becomes vitally important, putting them into the exotic and show car realm. Naturally, the most visible aspect of a full-blown restoration is the paintwork. Veteran author Tony Thacker teams up with LA-based award-winning painter extraordinaire Mick Jenkins to bring you this complete guide to show-quality painting. Included is all the information on how to create a show-quality finish, including chapters on making a plan, the tools needed for the job, complete disassembly information, repair versus replacement decisions, metal prep, the latest and best paint products, application, custom finishes, and more.
Moms Supporting Moms
Author: Sara Blakely
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
The Belly Art Project is a celebration of one of humanity’s greatest gifts: motherhood! Created by Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx and the Sara Blakely Foundation, this beautiful, happy book features photographs of over 100 women who came together and used unlikely canvases - their bellies - as billboards of hope. The Belly Art Project showcases moms-to-be with their bellies transformed into works of art--witty, eye-bending and beautifully art directed--all posed to benefit mothers in need. All kinds of mamas bellied up to the cause, from celebrities like Kate Winslet, mother of three, and Milla Jovovich, mother of two, to business leaders like Zanna Roberts Rassi, fashion editor and TV host, and Stacey Bendet, founder and CEO of fashion brand Alice and Olivia, to everyday women from all over the globe. With a complete how-to belly paint section so readers can paint themselves or their friends, The Belly Art Project is an inventive piece of design and a perfect baby shower present. 100% of the author's proceeds benefit Every Mother Counts.
Creating Life-Like Humans and Realistic Animals
Author: The Editors of Imaginefx Magazine,Editors of How to Draw & Paint Anatomy
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
Understanding anatomy is the foundation of all great art, and this superb collection of workshops from some of the finest artists around the world will enable you to bring your art to life. Art students, professional illustrators, and creative amateurs alike will find inspiration and encouragement to develop their core skills and embrace innovative digital techniques with this book and companion CD.
Author: David C. Kay,William Steinmetz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Published in conjunction with the new release of Paint Shop Pro, this book walks readers through image-editing fundamentals as well as more advanced graphics and animation tools Shows photography and animation hobbyists how to create quality, professional-looking graphics Discusses painting, spraying, retouching photos, adding artistic effects, layering, masking layers, adjusting color, moving, reshaping, copying, and printing images Also examines how to create Web images and animated graphics with Jasc's Animation Shop Author has written more than a dozen technology books
Author: Steve Gray
This book chronicles the reconstruction of a 1967 Mustang Coupe. The Coupe started as a plain, low value coupe. Time, gravity, weather, and use eventually caught up with the Coupe and it needed a serious make-over. The Coupe was converted from its existing 289 cubic inch, carbureted motor to a 5.0 fuel injected engine. At the same time, it was converted from an automatic to manual transmission (T-5) with overdrive. The reconstruction took 7 years (working on a part-time basis). Information is provided for reference only.
Author: Editors of Chevy High Perf Mag
Now readers can turn their Chevelle or El Camino into the ultimate street machine. Here is a compilation of tech articles from Chevy High Performance, the most popular magazine among Chevy enthusiasts. Includes articles on engine performance, tires, wheels, suspension, bodywork, exhaust, and interior modifications. It's the the latest collaboration of the authors of Hot Rod, Car Craft, Chevy High Performance, among others. Complete with over 300 photos and illustrations.
An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman
Author: Timothy Ferriss
Category: Health & Fitness
The New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek teaches you how to reach your peak physical potential with minimum effort. Is it possible to: • Reach your genetic potential in 6 months? • Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better than on 8 hours? • Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing? Indeed, and much more. The 4-Hour Body is the result of an obsessive quest, spanning more than a decade, to hack the human body. It contains the collective wisdom of hundreds of elite athletes, dozens of MDs, and thousands of hours of jaw-dropping personal experimentation. From Olympic training centers to black-market laboratories, from Silicon Valley to South Africa, Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, fixated on one life-changing question: For all things physical, what are the tiniest changes that produce the biggest results? Thousands of tests later, this book contains the answers for both men and women. From the gym to the bedroom, it’s all here, and it all works. You will learn (in less than 30 minutes each): • How to lose those last 5-10 pounds (or 100+ pounds) with odd combinations of food and safe chemical cocktails • How to prevent fat gain while bingeing (X-mas, holidays, weekends) • How to increase fat-loss 300% with a few bags of ice • How Tim gained 34 pounds of muscle in 28 days, without steroids, and in four hours of total gym time • How to sleep 2 hours per day and feel fully rested • How to produce 15-minute female orgasms • How to triple testosterone and double sperm count • How to go from running 5 kilometers to 50 kilometers in 12 weeks • How to reverse “permanent” injuries • How to add 150+ pounds to your lifts in 6 months • How to pay for a beach vacation with one hospital visit And that's just the tip of the iceberg. There are more than 50 topics covered, all with real-world experiments, many including more than 200 test subjects. You don't need better genetics or more discipline. You need immediate results that compel you to continue. That’s exactly what The 4-Hour Body delivers.
The Story of Makeup
Author: Lisa Eldridge
Category: Health & Fitness
Makeup, as we know it, has only been commercially available in the last 100 years, but applying decoration to the face and body may be one of the oldest global social practices. In Face Paint, Lisa Eldridge reveals the entire history of the art form, from Egyptian and Classical times up through the Victorian age and golden era of Hollywood, and also surveys the cutting-edge makeup science of today and tomorrow. Face Paint explores the practical and idiosyncratic reasons behind makeup’s use, the actual materials employed over generations, and the glamorous icons that people emulate, it is also a social history of women and the ways in which we can understand their lives through the prism and impact of makeup.
Covers 302/351 CID Small-Blocks, 1968-1995 4.6L and 5.4L Modular Engines, 1996-2008; Heads, Cams, Stroker Kits, Dyno-Tested Power Combos, F.I. Systems, Bolt-Ons
Author: Evan J. Smith,Muscle Mustangs Fast Fords Mag
A guide of more than 35 complete engine buildups offering a wide variety of performance levels for several generations of Ford V8 engine families.
Author: Chris Endres
RPO LS1 Is GM speak for the Generation lll, 5.7L SFI engine, the latest V8 from Chevrolet. In the years since its introduction in 1997, the LS1 has quickly established itself as a worthy successor to the legendary small block Chevy's performance legacy. The evolutionary LS6 has taken performance a step further with enhanced cylinder heads and other features that allow it to make even more power. Chevy LS1/LS6 Performancecontains tips, tricks, parts combos and many other modifications to extract the maximum power and performance from your LS1 or LS6. Inside you'll find sections on: Bolt-on performance Intake manifolds Cylinder head theory, swaps and modifications High performance camshafts and valvetrain components Short block modification Headers and exhaust options Fuel and ignition systems Supercharging, turbocharging and nitrous oxide Chevy LS1/LS6 Performancewill help you design and build an engine for any level of performance, from mild street to racing.
Author: James Elkins
Unlike many books on painting that usually talk about art or painters, James Elkins’ compelling and original work focuses on alchemy, for like the alchemist, the painter seeks to transform and be transformed by the medium. In What Painting Is, James Elkins communicates the experience of painting beyond the traditional vocabulary of art history. Alchemy provides a magical language to explore what it is a painter really does in her or his studio - the smells, the mess, the struggle to control the uncontrollable, the special knowledge only painters hold of how colours will mix, and how they will look. Written from the perspective of a painter-turned-art historian, What Painting Is is like nothing you have ever read about art.