Rolling Thunder

Published on: March 15, 2012   Written by:    
Categories: Darin, Design, News, Our Clients    Tags: , ,

Last Thursday, Darin and I took a trip to Lake Erie Graphics to get a firsthand look at the latest project for our client, California Paints, which involved two brand-new Ford F-150 SVT Raptors. Now these aren’t just pickup trucks – they’re monsters. Sporting 6.2 Liter V8 engines that produce 411 horsepower and 434 pound-feet of torque each, these suckers feature enough towing capacity to rip the skin off an elephant’s ass.

Check out the video for a closer look at these behemoths in action.

But the real jaw-dropper was Darin’s treatment of the artwork. The boys at Lake Erie Graphics did a top-notch job with the vehicle wrap and decal application. Darin used a vivid combination of colors for the façade of the California Paints truck and trailer – cool cyan, sultry orange, robust red and vivacious green paints dance across its surface. It’s truly a sight to be seen.

The alternate design was that of The Storm truck. It has a bold presence, with dark boiling storm clouds swirling on the surface and gradually dissipating across the backside of the truck’s cab. The Storm Logo commands attention on the front of the hood, and I can only imagine just how great both of these vehicles will look at the tradeshow.

We managed to procure a few snapshots for your viewing pleasure:

The Storm truck mocked up Darin's graphic template The California Paints trailer The California Paints truck just outside Lake Erie Graphics The Storm trailer The Storm truck just outside Lake Erie Graphics

About Darin Hintz

I hate Piña Coladas. I hate getting caught in the rain. And by midnight, I'm usually asleep. I do, however, enjoy writing endlessly about fly fishing, cycling or the adventures I have with my three boys. Read more about Darin