Course #PPG410

Basic Custom Graphics

PPG’s Custom Graphics course immerses the student into all types of Custom Graphics. From Checkered Patterns to how to create Granite. This course is a must attend!!

No airbrush experience necessary, but student must be a certified painter.



Who Should Attend

All PPG Certified Refinish Technicians.

Course Length

2 days (16 Hours)

Class Size

6-12 people

Course Objectives

Examine the various types of Graphic Designs and develop the techniques required to create, lay out and paint them.

Topics Covered

  • The use of Vibrance Collection® products
  • The use of Envirobase® High Performance Waterborne Basecoat products or Deltron® 2000 Basecoats and DBC500

Check with the Business Development Center you plan to attend as to which
paint system they will be offering.

  • Create Checkered Patterns
  • Learn how to create different types of Graphic Stripes
  • How to use Overlapping
  • When and Where to use shadowing
  • What is “Tape Shading”
  • How to Blend and Fade colors
  • Learn how to create a “Granite” look
  • Learn how to use different types of application equipment
  • Learn how to create mind-blowing 3D effects.
  • Limited Airbrush work

Practice exercises are subject to change depending on student and instructor interests.

Choose a Location

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