|Sorry for the weird shift in colors! The photo above was taken in out photography room and the others are all taken in the restoration department, which has very different lighting.|
The next steps were to paint the gray train and then the black of the cabin interior and the shadows of the automobile. (Is this a car or a truck? Being a woman who does not have a lot of car, or history of cars, knowledge, I'm just going to keep calling it an automobile. Look, I have a lot of knowledge about a lot of things, cars just aren't one. Let's talk about books sometime, ok?) Anway, back to what you're actually here for:
|This is the photo of the mask for the black of the cabin interior.|
The last major area to be airbrushed was the paper color. In prep, we try to get as close to the original paper color and/or texture. Sometimes we have to make a decision whether paper color or texture is a better fit, but we had some paper that was a pretty good match for both. This makes airbrushing easier because the amount of paint that has to be used is significantly less.
|Almost there! Just a few more areas to restore!|
|Gabe painting in a highlight on the edge of the automobile.|
Here is the final! (Again, sorry for the weird color shift.) From a missing chunk to a complete poster!
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