Mrs. Cricket’s daughter was fed up with her bike, so she decided to do something about it. After choosing some lovely colours to use and finding some stencils, Mrs. Cricket set about her challenge.

bike before & after

In order for the paint to adhere properly the bike was cleaned thoroughly, paying particular attention to areas that come into contact with grease. Mask the areas not to be painted with the first colour and you are ready to start spraying. No primer was used, we simply sprayed thin layers of Pinty Plus Basic or Evolution paint.There is no need to wait for layers to dry. Simply build up the layers slowly until a solid colour is produced.

bike prep

Once the undercoat is completely dry, you can use the stencils over the top to produce your design.

bike stencil

The seat was covered with fabric and ribbons added to the handle bars to complete the look.