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May 2 2012 at 5:03 PM

Brandon Sutherland  (Login Brandon_Sutherland)
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Response to As a decal artist, I can guarantee...

As an Graphic Artist myself, I can tell you not having accurate information can really bite back and not only that, it can bug you to no end.
This is why I take my time to make sure I get it right the first time the best I can based on all the information I can gather at the time I am making a given subject.
Sometimes it can be easy to do (such as some of the P-51s flown by George Preddy for example) As they in some cases, have been well documented. However, there are some subjects that are much harder to do and for that reason can take much longer.
You will note in some cases, there is simply not enough information such as Photographs that show the entire subject and therefore, the artist may use an educated guess as to what the entire subject should look like. Example, is they may fill in the missing blanks based on the squadron's other planes, their paint schemes, ect.
Granted, you will never see all subjects that will have complete references, so this constructive educated guessing can help in most if not all cases.

I am currently working on plenty of subjects, both US Army Airforce and Japanese Imperial Army Airforce subjects and I can tell you the Japanese subjects are very difficult to flesh out correctly.

So when I say there are some Artist out there who really work long hours to bring you subjects to enjoy, it's not easy to get things 100% correct all the time. There are some who really do care about getting things right as much as I do.

Best Regards,
Brandon S.

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