Building a backdrop - Phase II Comments/Advice

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jeffrey-wimberly

Dr Frankendiesel
Welcome to Phase II of my backdrop construction.

As you'll see in the 1st pic, covered the seams in the poster paper with 1 1/2" wide masking tape.
http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h80/jeffrey-wimberly/bdb1.jpg

I continued this all the way down the wall.
http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h80/jeffrey-wimberly/bdb2.jpg

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Now for the paint for the backdrop. I use a flat latex paint called 'Nimble Blue' for this. It will dry to a very nice looking sky blue.
http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h80/jeffrey-wimberly/bdb8.jpg

The first coat is already on the first sheet of poster board. I'll do the entire length, then put a second coat on. This will fill in any areas the first coat missed and will insure uniformity.
http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h80/jeffrey-wimberly/bdb9.jpg

The entire length is now done in two coats. I left one little area unpainted so you can see the difference between what color the poster board was and what color it is now. Quite a difference, isn't it?
http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h80/jeffrey-wimberly/bdb10.jpg
 
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IronBeltKen

Lazy Daydreamer
I'm paying close attention to your photo overlays Jeff, I plan to eventually do something like that on mine. Do you snap those yourself in downtown Leesville?
 

jeffrey-wimberly

Dr Frankendiesel
I'm paying close attention to your photo overlays Jeff, I plan to eventually do something like that on mine. Do you snap those yourself in downtown Leesville?
Negative. I get them from here.

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GrandpaCoyote

Wiley Old Dog
Jeffrey;

Looking good man! Can't wait to see it all up and done.... Keep postin' this is very informational to me!

Peace.

Coyote
 




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