by Mike Lavallee
Made from solvent proof polymer, these templates can
be cleaned with solvents and are easily flexed or
curved around irregular shaped surfaces without fear of
These freehand airbrush templates are designed by
Mike Lavallee and laser cut by Artool.
After airbrushing with the Artool Freehand
Templates™ (FH-1, FH-2, FH-6, FH-7 and the
Radu Vero Master Series) to render fire on hotrods and
motorcycles, Mike Lavallee decided to work with
Artool™ to create a unique set of templates for
realistic flames: TRUE FIRE™. He designed these
templates to help create his TRUE FIRE™ effect.
With an art knife, simply cut the tiny connecting tabs
on each TRUE FIRE™ template to reveal 18
positive/negative shapes and you are ready to go to
This set of 9 shields includes 3 sizes of each of
Also included is the instructional Artool TRUE
FIRE™ Template Intro DVD by Mike Lavallee. On
this DVD, Mike shares the tips and tricks on how to
create your own realistic fiery effects.
- Diablo - This template is perfect for doing
tight fire licks, and for flames that look like they
are moving blazing fast.
- Wild Fire - This template works well for
creating softer arcs, and more streamlined edges for
the longer, slower burning fire. Also included are
some smaller flame-lick shapes, as well as some
burning ember configurations.
- Inferno - This template includes similar
shapes from Diablo and Wild Fire, but includes some
added extras which allows you to create even more
burning ember effects!
Mike Lavallee is setting the custom paint world on
fire with his TRUE FIRE™ effect. Mike has created
and perfected the technique for rendering dramatic
realistic interpretations of actual fire burning down
the surface of motorcycles, automobiles, boats and
aircraft. Mike Lavallee has appeared on television
programs, "Monster Garage", "Overhaulin'" and
18" x 10"
13.5" x 8"
10" x 6"
- Wild Fire:
18" x 9"
16" x 7.5"
11" x 5.5"
18" x 8"
13.5" x 6"
10" x 4.5"