Finally! The Painting of Cookee's Drive-In!!
Painting contractor was Brandon Stogsdale. I have received MANY
great comments on the paint job and he followed my design to the
letter! You can reach Brandon for your painting needs at
This is the very start. Brandon is going
to start on the awning.
Quick picture to show the difference
in the white, old to new.
Another picture showing the new coat
going on and looking fresh.
Work in progress as nice new white
paint goes on.
Later, you can see how white and
clean the paint looks under the sign.
Different angle showing the new paint
on the awning.
Here is a great shot showing the paint
condition before being painted.
I decide to throw in my help and talk
to the customers at the same time!
Wax on....wax off. Perfect technique!
Taping the windows. Removing our
Primer for the new roof boards. This
picture gives good example of the way
the paint looked before painting.
The start of the design for the "curve"
Another angle. I didn't want the design
to be that high. I had them change it.
Now they are getting it the way I
Initial stages of the taping-off once I
said they had it right.
NOW things are really starting to take
PROBLEM!! The orange was mixed
wrong and it came out peach!
Brandon was quick to offer to go and
get it re-mixed.
New blue paint outlining the front
Some initial shots of the other side of
the building. Windows get in the way
of the design, but you get the idea.
Coming along nicely! Orange trim is
almost done. We will paint the top of
the bathroom blue also. Around the
front door will also be orange.
Corner view. Painter still up there in
the upper left, painting. We might have
to adjust the design so it looks correct
from the road angle, not the straight
FINALLY! It is finished! Customers
have been going crazy with the new
paint design. They love it!
Local paper is going to do a piece on
our major transformation of our little