Tag Archives: Learn to wrap

March Workshops

There are a few spots remaining for the March workshops I will be teaching for Avery Dennison.  On March 11 I will be teaching an advanced color change workshop at Ikon Wraps in San Antonio.  On March 12 there will more »

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2015 Workshop Schedule for North America

Here is my 2015 workshop and certification schedule for Avery Dennison in North America.  To sign up go to: http://graphics.averydennison.com/en/home/resource-center/wrap-training.html Avery-Mutoh School of Wrap: 2-day Basic/Intermediate February 9/10 – Phoenix, AZ at Mutoh Headquarters February 12/13 – Dallas, TX at more »

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The Wrap Institute July Newsletter

Hello everyone! Hello everyone – We hope that everyone had a good July. For TWI, July has been a month preparing for some big shoots for August through November. As a consequence of focusing on the bigger picture, only 5 more »

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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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Great Video Interview on Workshops

Here is a video by NBM/Sign and Digital Graphics Magazine that they did while I was doing demos as their Indy Show in June.  http://sdgmag.com/videos/on-point-justin-pate-education

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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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Fellers 50% off TWI

The Wrap Institute has agreed to a deal with Fellers, the largest distributor in the world, that gives any Fellers customer an extra year for free when they purchase an annual membership.  A membership on TWI gives you unlimited access more »

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Avery SWF Workshop – Ikon Wraps

The Avery Supreme Wrapping Film workshop at Ikon Wraps in San Antonio was completed yesterday.  The sold out workshop had 15 participants who just put their heads down and wrapped super focused the entire day.  The Avery SWF film used more »

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January Overview – The Wrap Institute

Hello everyone, this is Justin from The Wrap Institute.  I hope everyone had a great start to 2014 and that the videos have helped you take it to the next level.  This was a very exciting month as it marked 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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New Vids on The Wrap Institute

The total vids on The Wrap Institute is now 163 totalling almost 22 hours.  Added yesterday were chunky hinges and standard spoilers.  This week, compound curves, UGIS overview, cutting, relief cuts and window tinting will be added.  On February 1 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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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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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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First Avery SWF workshop a Big Success

The first Avery Supreme Wrapping Film workshop was finished last week and I shall be so bold to deem it a big success. The workshop sold out in about 4 hours when it was announced a month ago. 18 participants 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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Nice Feedback from SC

James Gregorie, owner of Pleasant Details in Charleston, SC: “Justin came to my shop for a two day advanced training workshop in January of 2013. It was an absolute game changer. Although we have been wrapping vehicles for about a 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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DVDs with Printer

I am happy to announce that Sign Warehouse will include my DVDs for free with the purchase of any printer this month.  To find out more info on this promotion go to:  http://www.signwarehouse.com/email/monthlydeals/

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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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Blog the Blog

My wife just wrote a very cool blog about carwraps for the site Versilver Je Ex – http://verzilverjeex.nl/blog/de-wrapper-van-beertje-11.

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Time Lapse Sign and Digital

Here is a time lapse video of me wrapping the Sign and Digital Service van about two weeks ago: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-beGNLO2TTs&feature=plcp

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Ireland Wrapped for 2012

I just got back from Ireland after teaching two rounds of workshops in Dublin and Belfast for Sign and Digital.  Each workshop had 12 participants and we worked with 3M IJ180 and 1080 films.  Most of the participants were new 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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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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Avery Chrome Vid

Here’s a link to a Youtube vid I made recently for Avery Dennison about their Conform Chrome http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7Nw9ig1Tik&list=UUq6YOKEm3iw-kUev-ndCgaw&index=1&feature=plcp

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Dublin

I am at the hotel in Dublin getting ready to teach two workshops for Sign and Digital.  Today’s workshop will be a basic/intermediate and tomorrow will be an advanced workshop for selected installers.  The film used during the workshops will 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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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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Workshop Schedule for Ireland

http://www.signanddigital.com/justin-pate/

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Basic Workshop at Squeezy

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3654507964220&set=oa.346706725381020&type=1&permPage=1 Today I taught a basic workshop at Squeezy in the Netherlands which is sponsored by 3M.  There were 10 students who attended.  Ruben van Raam talked about the films and manufacturing process for the first 2 hours then Herman more »

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Great Blog from Sign Warehouse

http://www.signwarehouse.com/blog/?p=4725

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Private Workshop in Nashville

I was able to fly to Nashville between School of Wrap Workshops and ISA to give a private workshop to 12-Point Signworks and Sunrise Signs.  I love privates as it gives me a chance to really focus on the minute 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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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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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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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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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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Avoiding Mistakes Article – SDGM

Here’s the latest article I wrote for Sign and Digital Graphics Magazine.  June issue 2011. SBJUL

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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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New Article on Efficiency for SGIA Magazine – June 2011

efficiency article – sgia

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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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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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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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2 New DVDs!

    I am extremely happy to announce the launch of 2 new instructional DVDs under the Techniques and Tips training platform. The new DVDs are: – Advanced Wrapping – Speedwrapping Both DVDs are the result of the success of 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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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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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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New Article in Sign Magazine – Netherlands

Here’s a cool article that came out yesterday.  A special thanks to Hetty Stevens for doing such a good job.

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Overstretching article in the flesh

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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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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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DVD in the Box

I am really happy to announce that starting in October Mutoh will be putting my DVD in the box with their most popular printers.  The deal was finalized last week which means, well, a lot of people will be getting more »

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Squeezy Carwrap Workshop – Sept. 6

The 3M sponsored Carwrap training at Squeezy on Sept. 6 was a big success.  We have now paired the workshop down to two trainers for 10 people which creates a great flow throughout the day.  All the participants were very 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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Sign Warehouse Tool Page

A few months ago I made a deal with Sign Warehouse to carry some of the tools I talk about on my new DVD “Techniques and Tips: Vehicle Graphic Installations”.  I did this so people could go to one place 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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Basic Training Workshop at Squeezy

Today I finished teaching the second Basic Training Workshop at Squeezy in the Netherlands which is sponsored by 3M.  There was 10 students and I, along with Herman and Sandra, provided hands-on instruction throughout the day. For the Basic Workshop, more »

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New DVD website

I have a new website for my DVDs – www.learntowrapcars.com.  This website is linked to this website and Carwraps (www.carwraps.net).  I will also be adding new tools and videos in the coming months.  Most recently I added the Squeezy Sleeve more »

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Front cover of Sign and Digital Graphics magazine

I was very pleased to find out that for latest issue of Sign and Digital Graphics they put me on the cover and ran an article I wrote on my UGIS: Universal Graphic Installation System.  Its the first time I’ve more »

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Great testimonial

This is a testimonial a student from my last workshop sent to Mutoh.  The kind words were much appreciated and, equally important, I think he really defined what I do and how it is different from what everyone else is more »

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