Swedish Success: ABB announces world’s first art car painted entirely by a robot

Västerås, Sweden – Move over artists, the robots may be coming for your jobs, too. According to ABB Robotics, one of the company’s robots has successfully painted a car with artistic designs in less than 30 minutes. A mechanized arm with an advanced print jet mechanism, ABB’s IRB 5500 industrial robot successfully painted a replica […]

There the Hoods At: FinishMaster releases Hoodmaster 2021 finalists

Toronto, Ontario — Canadian talent continues to make its mark on the auto industry as Stratford, Ont.’s Josh Dobson came away with second prize in the pinstriping category at FinishMaster’s Hoodmaster 2021 painting competition. The Ontario-based product specialist for Axalta earned his spot near the top of the pile for his impressive “Frozen” pinstriped mini […]

Pretty Good Hoods: Hoodmaster 2021 Crowd Favourite voting now open

Above: Toronto automotive painter and previous Bodyworx mag cover star Keegan de France poses with his FinishMaster Hood Master entry for this year. Keegan’s design, titled ‘Aloha’ is one of the hoods up for the Crowd Favourite pick. Toronto, Ontario — Toronto-based automotive painter Keegan De France is back in the spotlight as his “Aloha” […]

Do a Kickflip: Canadian painter with top-ten finish at Indasa Battle of the Boards

Fairfield, New Jersey — A Canadian auto painter left their mark as a top-ten finisher at Indasa USA’s inaugural Battle of the Boards competition in August. Bodyworx Professional cover star and auto painting extraordinaire Keegan De France came away from the event in a top-ten position for his custom painted skateboard deck. The competition saw […]