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« on: July 28, 2012 04:53:52 AM »

Recently bought a bike helmet after having a few spins on my pals and decided i was desperate to doodle on one.
Using sharpie markers and clear auto lacquer.
Quite proud of how this turned out ^_^' took around 16 hours in total

If anyone fancies a snoop more of my arty/crafty, check the sig' Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2012 07:27:22 AM »

I love it - especially the teeth.  Are sharpies etc okay to use on motor bike helmets.  I keep hearing that you must be careful what you put on them for fear it may weaken the plastic, but I don't know if that is true or not.  I really like what you have done and would love to do something similar on my son's helmet.  I know he would love it.
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2012 01:20:52 PM »

elderflower, I read through a few forums and asked a few pals, and it seemed to be that sharpies were okay (Here in Scotland at least), as they were designed for plastic and shouldn't degrade it. Obviously the proper paints would be better...but i was skint haha (Oh and don't doodle over the stickers!)
They'll most likely fade with the elements though, but as i don't own my own a bike...yet, this was more for the novelty of doodling Smiley
If you find out otherwise, let me know! Smiley

« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2012 10:51:25 AM »

This is pretty sweet
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2012 09:21:48 PM »

I've used both Sharpies and paint markers on helmets. It's more the clear coat that you put over than what you actually draw with that matters.

This is fantastic! Love to go for a ride together sometime! haha

« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2012 08:14:21 AM »

Hehe thank you.

I'm going to look into a better clear coat and put a few extra layers on the next one, done one more since this one, and it seems to have lasted longer Smiley.
I'll need to get a bike first Wink

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