Tag Archives: Avery

New Zealand/Australia Sold Out

I am very happy to announce that the Avery Dennison carwrap workshops I will be teaching starting next week in New Zealand and Australia are sold out.  A special thanks to Peter Wright and everyone at Avery Dennison Australia for more »

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Avery Australia Workshops Going Quick

The sign ups for the Avery Australian car wrap workshops that I will be teaching at the end of September opened today.  Melbourne sold out in 2 hours and the others (Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne) have only a few spots more »

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Sign Up Link for Australian Workshops

Here is the link for the Australian workshops I will be teaching for Avery Dennison in Sept/Oct.  Aukland, Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane. http://carwrapsanz.com/event-registration/ Opens September 1, 2014 Hope to see you there if you’re down under!

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Remaining U.S. Workshops for 2014

In August, the Avery SWF workshops in New Jersey at Printed Pixel are almost sold out with two spots left for August 21 and one spot left for August 22.  In October, the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap in Seattle at more »

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New Avery SWF Workshop for NJ

Based on the waiting list for the sold out Avery SWF workshop in New Jersey for August a second one is being added.  It will take place at Printed Pixel in South Amboy on Thursday, Aug. 21.  If you are more »

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Workshop Round #4 Coming Up

On June 6, I start my fourth big round of workshops in the U.S. for Avery Dennison and Mutoh.  – June 6 – Avery SWF workshop at Ikon Wraps in San Antonio (2 spots left) – June 9 – Avery more »

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New Avery SWF workshops added

Two Avery SWF workshops have been added based on demand – Chicago and San Antonio.  On June 6, the workshop will take place at Ikon Wraps in San Antonio.  On June 9, it will take place at New Image Technologies more »

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Round 2 Finished

I just got done teaching my last hands-on carwrap workshop today and am heading home.  On this run, I taught workshops in Montreal for Polyalto, Toronto and Vancouver for Proveer, Green Bay for Avery/Mutoh and Cincinnati for Avery.  Thanks to more »

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Workshop Round #2

Today I’m heading out to Montreal for the first of 5 cities on this second round of workshops this year – Toronto, Vancouver, Green Bay and Cincinnati.  The workshops are three types: Avery/Mutoh School of Wrap, privates for Proveer and more »

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New Speedwrap Vid

Here is a video of a speedwrap I did with Carl Brewer of The Wrap Installers in Los Angeles when I was there teaching workshops for Avery Dennsion and Mutoh at Image One Impact.  We wrapped this Ford Taurus in more »

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Far Out – Van Design for Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap

Here is Stephen Sinek’s design for the van wrap that will be used in the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshops.  I love this new design for 2014.  I will be showing a variety of different approaches on how to wrap more »

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Restylers’ Choice Sold Out

The Avery Dennison SWF workshop at Restylers’s Choice in Dallas on Feb. 5 is sold out and there are 2 spots left for the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap at Sign Warehouse that week so if you’re interested I would suggest more »

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Avery Dennison SWF Workshop Commercial

Here’s a video of me talking about the 2014 Avery Dennison SWF hands-on workshop which includes a description of the class, what free tools and film participants get and how to sign up.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrdQFOWpM78&feature=c4-overview&list=UUprmA29VuwXc19V5NX3PbZQ

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Happy Thanksgiving – 2014 Workshop Schedule

Here is my 2014 workshops schedule for North America: Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap: February 6-8:  Sign Warehouse – Dallas, TX February 10-12: Image One Impact – Los Angeles, CA March 24-26: Einstein Graphics – Appleton, WI   April 28-30: Image more »

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Midway Thru Big Workshop Run – SEMA Next

So far:  Private for Diversified in NJ, Avery SWF in Miami, SGIA sign show in Orlando, Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap in Miami Coming up: SEMA in Vegas, Avery SWF in Seattle, Avery SWF in Welcome, NC, Avery workshop/certification in Mexcio more »

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SGIA 2014 Done

Yesterday was the last day of a very busy and successful SGIA 2013 doing demos in the Avery Dennison booth.  For the show, I wrapped a curvaceous convertible Jaguar in a wide variety of Avery SWF.  The front bumper stayed more »

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Dual Filmage

Today I wrapped an Audi A6 with Avery brushed metallic and matte metallic film.  I love wrapping cars in two styles of films as it really gives me options in terms of making the vehicle unique.  The client, an employee more »

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Biggest Trip of the Year Coming Up

On Tuesday I head out for the longest trip of the year: Oct. 16-18 – Diversified/Avery workshops – Newark, NJ Oct. 19 – Metro Wrapz private workshop – Miami Oct. 21 – Avery SWF workshop – Ft. Lauderdale Oct. 22-25 more »

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2 Avery SWF Workshops at Restylers’ Choice

Last week I taught two Avery SWF workshops at Restylers’ Choice in Cincinnati.  Both sold out workshops were filled with really eager students which made both days flow.  There was a wide variety of Avery SWF on hand for the more »

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Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap Chicago Done

Finishing up the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshop and certification workshop in Chicago today.  Monday and Tuesday were the hands-on workshop with 19 students and the certification is going on right now with Stephen Sinek teaching the design portion starting more »

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Ant Nest, Hawk and Wrapping

            The Atlanta Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap finished up just a few hours ago.  This sold out workshop was filled with super cool students who wrapped it up with Avery 1005 EZRS print film with more »

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Calgary/Toronto Proveer Workshop Done

            Today was the last day of two back to back carwrap workshops for Proveer/Avery in Calgary and Toronto.  Both sold out workshops were filled with really eager students which was great.  3 installers passed more »

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Big Workshop Run Starting Tomorrow

Tomorrow I head out on a 3 week workshop run.  First off are two 3-day workshops in Canada for Proveer/Avery in Calgary and Toronto.  Next up are two Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshops in Atlanta and Chicago.  For these workshops, more »

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Wrap Like A King – Cut Off Sept. 15

For those of you who haven’t entered, the Avery Wrap Like a King contest will have its first round of judging on September 15 so be sure to get your entry in ASAP.  This first round will whittle the field more »

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Brisbane

On August 23, I completed the last of a 3 city Avery Dennison carwrap workshop in Brisbane, Australia.  The event was hosted by Red Bull Motorsports which, needless to say, was a great facility with just an insane amount of more »

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Melbourne

On August 19, I taught a 1-day carwrap workshop in Melbourne, Australia for Avery Dennison at Nissan Motorsports.  17 super hard working guys attended the carwrap workshop.  We practiced with a wide variety of films – gloss, matte metallic, carbon more »

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Avery Australian Workshops Sold Out

I am very honored to write that the upcoming Avery Dennison car wrapping workshops that I will be teaching have sold out.  I will be teaching at Nissan Motorsport in Melbourne, WatervieW in Sydney and Red Bull Racing in Brisbane more »

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Ikon Wraps and Avery

I taught a 3-day workshop this week in San Antonio for Ikon Wraps who purchased the workshop from Avery Dennison.  This workshop was specialized for Ikon Wraps customers and was the first event in their new space.  Thanks to everyone more »

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FESPA London Done

I just got back from London after a very successful week of doing demos in Avery’s booth at the FESPA show. Throughout the week, Paul Roba from Avery and myself did 4 demos a day on a Land Rover using more »

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Heading to London

I’m at Schipol airport in Amsterdam about to get on my short and sweet flight to London to do demos in the Avery-Dennison booth at the FESPA show this week. The word on the street is the booth is quite more »

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Workshop Run Wrapped

On Thursday last week I finished the last of a series of workshops in Abbotsford, BC.  This last workshop was the new Avery Supreme Wrapping Film workshop which focuses solely on paintwrap films.  The students, many of them had taken more »

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Avery SWF Workshop Aug. 8 Sold out

The next Avery SWF workshop on Aug. 8 at Image 1 Impact in Los Angeles is sold out.  This means that there are 4 remaining for the rest of the year.  These are great workshops as they are for intermediate more »

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One more to Go

I’m nearing my final leg of this latest run of workshops in North America.  All the students for the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap and Avery SWF workshops have been super hard working and absorbing all the info and techniques like more »

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FESPA London

I am very happy to announce that I will be doing demos and mini-workshops in Avery Dennison’s booth at the FESPA show in London from July 25-29.  I will be wrapping up a Land Rover with several of the new more »

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New Avery SWF Workshop for LA

I just got confirmation that there will be another Avery SWF workshop in LA on Aug. 8.  The workshop in LA in April sold out in 1-day so if you’re interested in this class I would sign up asap. http://graphics.averydennison.com/en/home/services/wrap-training/supreme-wrapping-film-workshop.html

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Latest Sold Out Workshops

The next round of the Avery Supreme Wrapping Film workshops are now completely sold out May 29 – New Jersey, June 6 – Toronto, June 8 – Dallas and June 13 – Vancouver Also, the Sept 12-14 Avery-Mutoh School of more »

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Toronto Avery SWF Workshop Sold out

The  Avery Supreme Wrapping Film workshop on June 6 at Proveer in Toronto sold out today.  For the SWF workshop in Texas at Sign Warehouse on June 8 there are 2 spots left and there are 3 spots left for more »

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Seven Sins

I am very happy to announce that Stephen Sinek of Seven Sins Design will be teaching the design portion of the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap for the remainder of 2013. Stephen is an award winning designer who really knows the more »

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I Can’t Find My Car

I just got done wrapping up my car with a new design. I got the idea from a recent Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap that I taught. One of the participants, Daren Whitten, brought in his Mercedes to wrap up with more »

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Avery/Mutoh School of Wrap – Seattle/LA

Last week marked the completion of the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshops for Seattle and Los Angeles. Both sold out workshops were filled with really eager students which made teaching the course even more fun. All the students worked with more »

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ISA 2013 Day 1

Day 1 of the ISA show in Vegas is complete. In the Avery booth I installed one of their new SWF colors – green pearlescent with carbon and chrome highlights. The green pearlescent is simply beautiful. Before the show I more »

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Avery Supreme Wrapping Workshops Page

The page for the new Avery Supreme Wrapping workshops is up. This new workshop is $299 for a long one day course that focuses specifically on paintwraps and is geared towards intermediate to advanced installers. All participants receive a full more »

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ISA 2013

I just got my schedule for the 2013 ISA show and its nice and full.  I will be doing three demos a day in the Avery booth with Paul “Sandman” Roba.  I will be demoing their 1005 EZ RS full more »

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First Avery SWF in the Bag

Last Saturday I completed the first Avery Supreme Wrapping Film workshop at Grimco in Pompano Beach.  This is a new workshop that Avery is offering in 2013 that focuses solely on their single color films.  The workshop sold out in more »

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Private Workshop – Carswraps – Sherman, TX

While I was in the U.S. for the latest round of the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshops I taught a private workshop for Scott Bechtel’s company, Carswraps in Sherman, TX.  This is the second private workshop I’ve given his solid more »

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Dallas/NJ Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap Wrapped

I am happy to say that the Dallas and New Jersey Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshops are complete.  Both sold out workshops were filled with great students which always makes it a pleasure to teach.  In the workshops we used more »

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Open House/Paintwrap Workshop – Grimco Pompano Beach

New for 2013, I will be teaching a series of workshops for Avery that focuses solely on their paintwrap film – Supreme Wrapping Films.  This workshop is geared for intermediate to advanced installers looking to master the more difficult aspects more »

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Texas Sold Out

The Avery-Mutoh workshop at Sign Warehouse at the end of February sold out yesterday which means the first round of workshops this year are full.  The second round in Seattle and Los Angeles are nearly full so I strongly encourage more »

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2013 Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap Workshop Schedule

Below is the schedule and here is where to sign up: http://na.averygraphics.com/AvGrNA_avery_wrap_school.asp February 28 – March 2 Dallas Sign Warehouse, 2614 Texoma Drive, Denison TX 75020 March 4 – 6 New York Diversified Display, 28 Evans Terminal, Hillside NJ 07205 more »

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Thank you, Private

I want to say thanks again for all the companies that had me come in to teach a private workshop.  I love private workshops as they give me a chance to really dial into a few installers and figure out more »

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Proveer Private Workshops for 2012

Here are the group pics from the Proveer-Avery workshops that took place  in Canada during 2012.  These workshops were held in partnership with Avery-Dennison and look like they will happen again for 2013 as all the ones in 2012 sold more »

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2012 Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap Group Shots

Here are the group pics from the 10 sold-out Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshops for 2012.  Thanks again to everyone for taking the time and money to attend.  It was a true pleasure teaching everyone and happy holidays.  The locations more »

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Chrome Wrap in Brunei

I just finished teaching a private workshop in Brunei for iDesign Concept owned by Abu Mohammad.  As the installers who work for iDesign have a high level of skills, the focus of the workshop was on fine tuning technique and more »

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Brunei, baby!

Tomorrow I’m heading to Brunei to teach a 2-day private workshop for IFoilDesign.  The focus of the workshop will be how to apply chrome and paintwrap film as well as to give an Avery certification test.  I’ve never been to more »

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SEMA 2012 in the bag

  Thanks to Paul “Hit Man” Roba and everyone else at Avery for a great SEMA show this year.  I was genuinely surprised by how many more cars were wrapped at the show this year compared to 2011 as well more »

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SEMA 2012 – Final Day

Here are the pics from the final day of wrapping it up in the Avery booth at SEMA.  I wrapped the car with the new Avery titanium brushed metallic then some graphics were applied over top as requested by the more »

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SEMA 2012 Day 3

Here’s what I wrapped in the Avery booth today at SEMA – purple metallic matte with the black brushed metallic as well as a bit of black carbon (mirror/door handle).  Tomorrow I wrap the whole car with titanium brushed metallic. more »

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SEMA 2012 Day 2

This is what I wrapped up in the Avery booth at SEMA on Day 2 – Black Brushed Metallic.  The pictures don’t do it justice.

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Video SEMA Day 1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=01F_GmbUo0c&feature=youtu.be

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SEMA 2012 Day 1

Here are some pics from me wrapping it up in Avery’s booth at the 2012 SEMA show.  The films are to be released soon – carbon (December) and ultra metallic (perhaps 2-3 months).

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Avery-Proveer Ottawa Workshop

Last week I taught a hands-on carwrap workshop in Ottawa for Avery and Proveer.  The sold out workshop had 17 attendees who worked on 4 vehicles over two days.  The location the workshop was held at was Proline Graphix.  The more »

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All That Glitters

  Back in July I received several rolls of Avery’s new Supreme brushed metallic films to test.  Due to time restraints, I only had a chance to wrap key elements on my car to test its conformability and such.  Well, more »

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Dikke Lepel (The Fat Spoon)

  Last Friday I wrapped this bakfiets (box bike) for a friend of ours in Amsterdam whom we met via our daughter’s school.  She runs a catering service called Dikke Lepel (The Fat Spoon) and wanted the box on her more »

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Happy 75th!

            I wrapped my mom’s Suburu for her 75th birthday.  I had wrapped it 3 years ago in a darker wood grain and I thought it would be a good idea to rewrap it with more »

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Sneak Peak for SEMA

Here is the car that I will be wrapping in the Avery booth at SEMA.  I can wait to really spice up this car with Avery’s new brushed metallic films that are coming out in October.  The brushed metallic films more »

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Calgary Wrapede

I taught a 3-day workshop in Calgary this week for Proveer/Avery-Dennison.  The 3-day workshop/certification test had 20 attendees who went wild wrapping 3 cars using 1005 Easy Apply RS and Supreme Wrapping Film.  This workshop was the 2nd of 3 more »

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Hot Pink

The latest round of the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshops has just been completed.  The sold out workshops were filled with really eager to learn students who had varying levels of previous experience.  Everyone worked with the Avery 1005 Easy more »

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Black Matte Coupon

While I was teaching the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap in Wharton, NJ earlier this week I stayed with a very good friend from high school who lives in the area with his family.  As a thank you for the hospitality more »

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Sold Out!

I am happy to announce that the remaining Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshops for 2012 have sold out.  This means that all 10 School of Wrap workshops sold out this year.  Very exciting stuff.  The new schedule for 2013 is more »

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Workshops 2013

I am very happy to announce that the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshop has been approved for another run in 2013.  There will be 10 scheduled workshops throughout the U.S. and Canada.  The program will stay the same in its more »

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LA Wrapped Up

The Avery Mutoh School of Wrap workshop in LA is all wrapped up.  17 students took the sold out 2-day workshop.  Eddie Cardenas from Croftgate was on hand to demonstrate their products which are great for cleaning and protecting wraps.  more »

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Lastest Avery Certified Installers

Congratulations to the following super wrappers as they passed the Avery Certification Test held recently in:  Burnaby, Toronto and Los Angeles.  These Avery Certified Installers can now use this as a tool for getting new clients by mentioning it on more »

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Oh Canada

The two wrap classes in Canada are completed – a workshop for Proveer in Burnaby and an Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap in Toronto.  The students were just great, super eager to learn and tackle all the nuances of carwrapping.  For more »

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Spring/Summer Run About to Begin

Tomorrow I head to Belfast to teach another workshop for Sign and Digital of Ireland.  The workshop will be held at the Park Plaza Hotel with 15 people attending.  This workshop sold out well in advance but there are two more »

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ISA 2012 Done and Done

  I got back from the ISA show on Sunday after doing 4 demos a day for Avery Dennison in their booth.  The attendance of the show was really good and the enthusiasm of people watching the demos was great.  more »

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Ready for ISA 2012

I am currently in Nashville, TN teaching a private workshop for 12-Point Signworks and then I’m off to Orlando on Tuesday for the ISA show.  I will be wrapping two cars in the Avery booth – one with 1005 Easy more »

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School of Wrap Update

Tomorrow I leave Amsterdam for Miami/Pompano Beach to teach the first School of Wrap Workshop for 2012.  I’m really excited for this year’s workshops as they’ve gotten better this year.  On top of the addition of two new sponsors – more »

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Cool Paintwrapping Vid

Check out this new time lapse video from Avery about their Supreme Wrapping Film.  Paintwrapping is on its way.  Enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4RxyiPfsXk

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First Round of School of Wrap 2012 Almost Full

The first two rounds of the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap are almost full – Pompano Beach, Dallas, Charlotte and San Francisco.  There are only a few spots remaining, particularly for Charlotte (1 left) so if you are interested I would more »

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New Year – New Wrap

I just wrapped up my Opel Vectra for a fresh start in 2012.  The original color of the car was a deep dark blue.  To freshen it up, I used dark blue metallic Avery Supreme Wrapping Film on the sides more »

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ISA 2012

Its now confirmed that I will be doing demos in Avery’s booth for the 2012 ISA show.  What I will actually be wrapping is being finalized but I look forward to showing some new tricks I’ve picked up recently.  I more »

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2012 Avery Mutoh School of Wrap Schedule

I’m very happy to announce the 2012 Avery Mutoh School of Wrap Schedule (see below).  The workshop has gotten even better than last year.  I will teach the 2-day installation portion and Todd LaBrie, owner of Carwraps, will teach design more »

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The Latest Avery Certified Installers

Congratulations to the following installers as they passed the Avery Certification Test.  All of these installers will now be listed at:  www.carwraps.net and be given an official certificate that will help them get leads and new clients.  Carwraps.net is the more »

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School of Wrap for 2011 completed

I have just finished the last 2011 Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshop/certification in Seattle.  In the last 2 1/2 weeks I have taught the School of Wrap workshop in Atlanta, Chicago and Seattle.  All the classes were filled with very more »

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Video from SEMA

Here is a link to a Youtube video from my demos at SEMA.  For this particular demo, I wrapped the hood of the Dodge Challenger in red metallic Avery Supreme Wrapping Film then I put an accent chrome piece on more »

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SEMA 2011

I wrapped up my demos for Avery-Dennison at SEMA in Las Vegas on Friday last week.  For the demos, I wrapped a Dodge Challenger with different colors and finishes of Avery Supreme Wrapping Film along with a concept chrome film.  more »

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Pearl White the New Matte Black

Before heading out to the U.S. to teach the latest round of the Avery/Mutoh School of Wrap workshops and to do demos at SEMA in Vegas I wrapped this car in Avery Supreme Wrapping Film – white pearlescent.  Such a more »

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Getting Ready for the Next Run

I am getting everything in order for the last round of workshops/sign shows for 2012.  First up, two Avery/Mutoh School of Wrap workshops in Atlanta and Chicago.  Next up will be the Avery Dennison booth at SEMA and then another more »

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Avery Certification – Toronto/Atlanta

Congratulations to the following wrappers as they passed the Avery Certification test recently held at Proveer headquarters in Toronto and Mutoh’s southeast office in Atlanta.  These new Avery Certified installers will now be listed on www.carwraps.net, the #1 website for more »

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Toronto School of Wrap Wrapped

I finished teaching the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap in Toronto a few days ago.  The 2-day workshop went great.  Lots of eager students from Toronto and Ottawa who just dove into the carwrapping process.  As always, they wrapped a cargo more »

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Off to Toronto

I am at Schipol Airport in Amsterdam about to head to Toronto to teach an Avery/Mutoh School of Wrap workshop at Proveer headquarters.  After the Toronto class I head to Atlanta to teach another School of Wrap workshop then  back more »

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School of Wrap – Texas

The Avery/Mutoh School of Wrap held at Sign Warehouse in Denison, TX is in the bag.   There were 16 people who took the 2-day workshop.   It was definitely one of the toastier workshops as there was a heat wave going more »

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Additional Class added for Atlanta

Due to the overwhelming sign ups for the Atlanta School of Wrap Workshop another one has been added.  It will take place from October 24-26 – two day workshop and 1 day certification.  To sign up please go to: http://na.averygraphics.com/AvGrNA_avery_wrap_school.asp more »

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Four 2011 School of Wrap Workshops Remaining

There are 4 Avery/Mutoh School of Wrap workshops left for 2011.  The next two in September – Toronto/Atlanta are sold out.  For Atlanta, there is such a high demand that a second class may be added.  This additional workshop will more »

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Latest Avery Certified Installer Results

Congratulations to the following installers as they passed the Avery Certification Test held in New Jersey and Texas: Raymond Worrell – Big Fish Graphics in Washington, NJ Doug Hicks – Designer Wraps in Millville, NJ Sean Tomlin – Designer Wraps more »

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New Jersey Workshops Completed

Both of the Avery/Mutoh School of Wrap workshops at GRS in New Jersey are completed.  The workshops were filled with students eager to learn and get some real hands on experience.  We had a cargo van and two sedans that more »

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Second Workshop in New Jersey Almost Full

On Monday of this week Avery announced the addition of an extra workshop for the New Jersey run of their School of Wrap.  Well, I’m really happy to say that its almost full as of today (Friday).  13 out of more »

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Additional School of Wrap Workshop for New Jersey

I am very happy to announce that an additional workshop has been added to the School of Wrap training program that will be held at GRS in New Jersey.  The first workshop sold out in just over a week thus more »

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Workshop in New Jersey Sold Out

I’m very happy to report that the upcoming Avery/Mutoh School of Wrap hands-on workshop/certification at Graphic Resource Systems in New Jersey on July 28-30 sold out.  15 spots were available and they went really quick.  Since there are more people more »

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LA/Phoenix – New Avery Certified Installers

Congratulations to the installers listed below as they passed the Avery Installer Certification exam recently held in Los Angeles and Phoenix.  These installers will now be listed at:  www.carwraps.net.  This site is Google’s #1 site for carwrap leads and is more »

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New Price for DVDs – 3 for $99!

I’m happy to announce there is a new price for the 3 DVD combo pack for the Techniques and Tips instructional DVDs.  Now, get all 3 DVDS:  Vehicle Graphic Installations, Advanced Wrapping and Speedwrapping for $99 (this includes free shipping more »

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Bye Bye Sweety High Wrap

Last week when I was heading to LAX to catch my flight to Phoenix for the next round of workshops/certification for the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap I swung by my buddy Frank’s house to remove a wrap.  In October I more »

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LA/Phoenix School of Wrap Completed

                The latest round of the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap is in the bag.  The first round took place at NuSign in Los Angeles and the second round at Mutoh Headquarters in Phoenix.  more »

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Great ISA Show in the Avery Booth

                I have just arrived in LA after a really successful ISA sign show in Vegas.  Thursday thru Saturday I did 3 demos a day for Avery-Dennison.  I wrapped different sections of a more »

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ISA demos – Las Vegas – April 28-30, 2011

In about 3 weeks I will be doing demos for Avery and Mutoh at the upcoming ISA show in Vegas.  For Avery, I will be doing 3 demos a day using their 1005 SC Easy Apply RS and 1360 DOL.  more »

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Presentation for Dutch Car Dealers

On March 21, I gave paintwrap demonstrations for BOVAG members (a Dutch car dealership organization) at their annual meeting.  During the demos, I wrapped the hood of an Audi stationwagon in order to show how paintwrap film is applied.  It more »

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Alaska Private Workshops

After completing the first round of the Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap in Texas and Florida I flew to Alaska to teach two private workshops.  The first one was for Print Works in Homer.  For this workshop I worked with Kevin more »

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New Design for DVD Website

I am really excited to announce the totally redesigned www.leanrtowrapcars.com.  I have been very fortunate to have been able to work with Alex Donovan from (a)squared studio (www.asquaredstudio.com) on this project.  Alex was spot on from the get go which more »

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First Round of School of Wrap Completed

  I just finished the first two Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap workshops and they were a big success. The two hands-on workshop for both Orlando and Dallas were filled with students really eager to learn which always makes it a more »

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ISA demos for Avery and Mutoh

I am really happy and honored to be asked to give demos in the Avery and Mutoh booths for the upcoming ISA show. For Avery, I will be giving 2 or 3 demos a day.  I am hoping that Paul more »

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2011 School of Wrap about to begin

I am getting ready to fly out to the U.S. for the first Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap for 2011.  It is taking place at Sign Warehouse from March 3-5.  Its been a pleasure creating this new program, particularly the Avery more »

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Link to Avery Workshops/Cert

Here is a link to the 2011 Avery School of Wrap workshops/certification program that I will be teaching: http://na.averygraphics.com/AvGrNA_avery_wrap_school.asp

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We Build Excitement 2

Inspired by the Firebird logo that I put on the hood of my friend’s BMW this summer, I turned my red station wagon into a gold/black ensemble.  The film I used was Avery Supreme Paintwrap film – Gold Metallic and more »

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2011 Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap for North America

I am really happy to announce that for 2011 I will be teaching the 2011 Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap for North America.   This program consists of a 2-day workshop that will be a mixture of the Basic, Intermediate and Advanced more »

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New article with Signindustry.com

Vehicle Wrapping Guru Justin Pate Tells All Justin Pate travels the world teaching people how to wrap cars – and fast. Now, he’s sharing some of his secrets with our readers. By Jennifer LeClaire Justin Pate has installed graphics on more »

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Mutoh School of Wrap – Advanced Dec. 12

The advanced class for the December Mutoh School of Wrap workshop was a true pleasure to teach.  All the students had taken the 2-day Basic/Intermediate workshop so we could really build on my Universal Graphic Installation System.  I was truly more »

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Basic/Intermediate Workshop – Phoenix Dec. 9-10

The Basic/Intermediate School of Wrap workshop was a big success.   All the students were very eager to learn which always makes for a great 2-days.  Since we were at Mutoh headquarters, the students got a demonstration of the Mutoh products more »

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Everyone has to have style

The other day I wrapped this tiny red car with Avery 900 matte black and reflective striping.  This type of car is used by people with disabilities in Amsterdam to get around.  I can’t say how much I respect the more »

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Last Mutoh 2010 Workshop – Sold out

I’m really happy to announce that the workshop coming up at Mutoh in early December sold out (and very quickly at that).  To those of you interested in future workshops, the schedule for 2011 is being worked out and should more »

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Rusty Wallace

Today during the first day of the SGIA show Rusty Wallace came by the Mutoh booth while I was wrapping one of his race cars.  Its always cool to meet a legend and even more so when they turn out more »

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Sweety High

Today I wrapped up a BMW for the CEO of Sweety High (www.sweetyhigh.com) in Los Angeles.  The film used was Avery’s 1005 Supercast and their new 1340 Supercast overlam.  The vehicle was designed by Randy Anderson at Mutoh and it more »

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Love the New Lam

Yesterday I wrapped two scooters.  Normally, wrapping a scooter makes me want to jump out the nearest window or quit wrapping and become a garbage man.  However, times are different.  The film I used was Avery’s 1005 Supercast along with more »

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Another busy U.S. run coming up next week

This Sunday I start a bit of an epic journey.  First, I fly out to LA to wrap my buddy’s car.  He, along with his girlfriend, own an online company called Sweety High.  I will be wrapping his girlfriend’s BMW more »

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4 more seconds of fame

Last week I posted a blog about a job I did for Knibbe Lettering in Amsterdam where I wrapped 3 stealth bomber like cars for a Volkswagon commercial.  Well, here is one of the online videos they made for it.  more »

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Stealth wrap

Earlier this week, I wrapped 3 stealth bomber cars for Knibbe Lettering in Amsterdam.  The vehicles are for a Volkswagon commercial for their new Caddy.  All 3 vehicles/wraps were identical.  The idea is that inside each bomber is a different more »

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Calendar Film – Overstretching

Yesterday I wrapped this Porsche for a 1 week promotion.  Since the wrap was only on for a week the printer, to make a good profit, used unlaminated calendar film – 3M IJ20.  Is this film meant for a car?  more »

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Pim Smit Art Car

Right before heading off to LA 2 weeks ago I wrapped up an extra special car for artist Pim Smit.  Pim bought a Volvo 780 Bertone which he then created a design for.  I then wrapped it up, leaving a more »

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Epic 2 Week Workshop/Sign Show Completed

I just got back to Amsterdam after completing a 2 week workshop/sign show bonanza in LA and Reno.  In week one I taught 2 private workshops for Icon Image Graphics and an owner of a Sign O’ Rama in Perth, more »

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NBM Sign Show for Mutoh completed

Yesterday was the last day of demos I did for Mutoh in their booth at the NBM Long Beach show.  Over the three days I wrapped a boat using Avery’s 1005 Supercast with 1.3mm overlam.  The graphics were printed brilliantly more »

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Private workshops in LA completed

I just got done teaching two private workshops in LA.  The first one was for Icon Image Graphics and the second was a one-on-one for Craig, co-owner of a Sign O’Rama in Perth, Australia.  The students for both workshops were more »

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Getting Ready for the Next Mutoh School of Wrap Workshop

I’m busy getting everything ready for the upcoming Mutoh School of Wrap Workshop at Graphics One in Burbank.  The Basic/Intermediate workshop runs Aug. 16/17 and the Advanced is Aug. 18.  For the Basic/Intermediate, we will again be wrapping one of more »

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Hup Holland Hup

World Cup fever here is reaching its peak with the Dutch playing in the finals Sunday.  Today I wrapped a Mini Cooper in the Dutch colors using Avery 900.  I wrapped the Mini Cooper for a client of Squeezy, the more »

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Thank you, Olf

As a thank you to Olf, the constructor for the renovation on my house, I wrapped his Toyota matte black.  The film we used was U.S. Avery’s EZ wrapping film.  A special thank you to Molly Waters for coordinating the more »

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Private workshop for Sojourn in Halifax

I’m on my way back to Amsterdam after teaching a 2-day private vehicle wrap workshop for a company called Sojourn in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Sojourn has been doing a few wraps but wanted to up their game so they can more »

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Mutoh School of Wrap Workshop at Seal completed

I just got done teaching the 2-day basic/intermediate workshop for Mutoh at Seal in Elkridge, MD.  Once again, it was a great class.  All the students were eager to learn and wrap, wrap wrap.  We wrapped one of the students more »

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Workshop #1 at Sign Warehouse completed

This is the group pic of the basic/intermediate group for the Mutoh School of Wrap workshop at Sign Warehouse in Texas.  This was a really great group of students – very eager to learn and get deep into the process.  more »

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New Article for Sign and Digital Graphics Magazine

One 0f my favorites – http://sb.nbm.com/article/macgyver-effect Home The MacGyver Effect The MacGyver Effect Making do with what you have Article Author: Justin Pate Publication Name: Sign & Digital Graphics Publication Date: 05/01/2010 KEY TO SUCCESS Contractor: Justin Pate  Project: Vehicle more »

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ISA Show in Orlando

The ISA show in Orlando this past weekend went really, really well.  The crowd turnout at Mutoh’s booth was big with lots of people inquiring about the Carwraps Business Builder and my videos/workshops.  Todd LaBrie, owner of Carwraps, and myself more »

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Dinner with Rob Ivers

I arrived in Orlando yesterday for the ISA sign show which starts in just a few hours.  Rob Ivers, a legend in this industry, suggested that we grab some dinner before it all started.  I think one of my favorite more »

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Mutoh/Avery Workshop completed

I just got done teaching  Mutoh’s School of Wrap workshop for beginner/intermediate students at Avery headquarters in Painesville, OH.  It was a very good class of students and the training facility was first rate.  I wish all my workshops were more »

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Gettin’ ready for the first workshop of 2010

One week from today I fly out to Painesville, Oh to teach the first of 6 hands-on workshops for Mutoh and Avery-Dennison for 2010.  This first workshop is at Avery-Dennison headquarters which I’m very excited about.  The reason for this more »

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Welcome to the jungle, baby

Avery gave me 25 yards of their new supercast film to try out because it will be the film I will use in my advanced hands-on workshops for Mutoh and Avery this year.  Avery’s new supercast film exceeded all my more »

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Merry X-mas Mom

For X-mas this year, my mom asked me to wrap her car so that it looked like wood.  I thought this would be a good chance to experiment with a new combination of film/overlam.  For the Mutoh workshops/signshows for 2009 more »

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SEMA – Great way to end the year

SEMA 2009 just came to a close and what a great show.  Since it was a car show I didn’t know what kind of response people would have to my demos and the Carwraps Business Builder that Mutoh launched at more »

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Print Expo 2009 in Chicago a Turning Point

I did demonstrations in Mutoh’s booth to promote the new HD online streaming videos, Techniques and Tips: Vehicle Graphic Installations.  Their home is on the Carwraps webisite – www.carwraps.net. Over the course of the 6 day show, I noticed a more »

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