Painting a car one single color is a cinch compared to trying a two-tone color scheme. If you want to get fancy with your artistry on the car, it will take precision and serious attention to detail.
Things You'll Need
- Masking tape
Wash the car thoroughly and inspect for imperfections. Repair any blemishes, rust and dents. Sand to a smooth finish so you have a nice foundation for your paint.
Before painting, you obviously need to decide what sections of the car will be different colors. Some may paint the body one color and the top another. Others may desire to split the tones down the middle of the sides or make one color shaped like a flame. Once you come up with your design, sketch the outline on the car to use as a guide.
Use masking tape and paper to cover any areas of the car you do not want any paint on.
Follow your sketch line very carefully with masking tape. The tape needs to be applied with precision. Then mask off the section of the car that you do not want to paint at this time with paper.
Apply your first tone. Paint as usual, but let it dry thoroughly.
After the first tone is completely dry, mask off that area and spray on the second tone. Once that dries, you have a two-tone car.