Colour Change Request

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Hello all, couple of requests for a colour change, as I hate the red on the Austin. Wings and wheels will be staying black though.

First is Austin Kingfisher Blue, which changes a lot between cars, but this particular shade is the one I'd like:


Next is Ford Caribbean Turquoise, which admittedly is quite a similar colour! Not really sure on this one, but I always said I wanted a car in this colour, at the time I did mean an Anglia though...



Here's a base image, I can provide others if this one is too difficult to work with.



These two are the most important me, but if anyone doesn't mind doing this, I'm sure I can think of a few more. Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me.
 

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Well, I had a go. Not going to claim that these are perfect.

First the Kingfisher Blue


Then the Caribbean Turquoise, actually looks quite different on the Austin.


Finally I had a go with Bronze Green, because everyone loves green! :p This didn't come out so well because applying the dark colour screws up the highlights, could be better if I put more time in to it.
 

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Those are awesome Matt! While you have all the layers and bits on bobs, could you try a few more I've been toying with? (Anyone else help with the rep please?)

Ford Olympic Blue


Austin Maroon


Austin Primrose


Really finding it hard to decide what colour to go for!
 

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My vote is the kingfisher blue.
Hold your horses, you haven't seen the others yet. :p

Had a go at these, it was tricky to get the 'correct' shade of maroon and yellow to match the scene, but I think I got close. The quality deteriorated a bit too but you get the idea. :)

Blue


Maroon


Primrose
 

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Those are awesome Matt! While you have all the layers and bits on bobs, could you try a few more I've been toying with? (Anyone else help with the rep please?)

Ford Olympic Blue
Is this the name Ford of Europe used for Grabber Blue?

You might want to have a look at Chrysler's Petty Blue as well.
 
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Olympic is similar to Grabber, I'm not sure which colour is older.

Those are absolutely fantastic Matt! Could I have one final request, pretty please?

Works Austin 'Blood Orange'
 

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Go on then, since you asked so nicely.



No not that orange thing.



I really like this colour, I'm a sucker for orange. While doing it I needed another reference photo because the light in that one is tricky again, I came across this particularly useful one which claims to be of an orange car. :|

 

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orange!!!!!

orange > any other color
 

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Orange looks good on a 7.
orange looks good on any car!
when i had to order my C30, i asked for an orange one. boss said no.
then i requested an orange interioir. boss said no again :(
tried the same when ordering my 116d, boss again said no!

stupid boss :D
 

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Soooo Matt.... any chance I could see a gloss black, if you're not too busy? ;)
 

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Awesome stuff!

This is a further development to the idea...



:p
 
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