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Project ARTEMIS | Why Wrap Part 2

The Final Reveal Of Project Artemis!

The time has come to pick up our 1998 GMC Sierra known as Project Artemis from amazing minds at Glarb Designs and Alchemy Wraps. Not only is the “Ready Player One, Cyberpunk” mashup design eye-catching and hypnotizing, but it also incorporates LED panels underneath the wrap that light up at the push of a button. Now the name of the truck can be seen at night, which will definitely stand out in the crowd. All the printed panels from We Print Wraps are laying down perfectly over the manicured metal, and the luminescent panels are lighting up the shop like you wouldn’t believe. Project Artemis

Alchemy Wraps out of North Carolina performed the majority of the work in this install, and we are so impressed by how easy they can make it look. Ryan Sandoval from Glarb Wrapped hung out with us all week long to make sure his design laid out just right, as any proud yet humble artist would. The layers are what make this particular install so difficult, but with proper planning and organized execution, the team here proves you don’t really need a printer in house to pump out amazing wraps. Companies like We Print Wraps are changing the game in their own individual way, and we love watching the evolution of the custom truck industry. So our final thought on wraps? It’s a viable solution for a large part of our demographic to cover the outside of their vehicle with custom colors and designs without sacrificing the time and tension in paint jail. So will the Riddler award ever be handed out to a wrapped restomod? Probably not, but for the right group of guys, it’s a terrific option.

1998 GMC Project Artemis wrap install
The roof is the next panel to be covered and trimmed. A combination of heating and relaxing the We Print Wraps material while smoothly laying it down and keeping the design straight is no easy task. Alchemy Wraps did it perfectly, though!
The front end is the final detail Ryan wanted to focus on, so some one-on-one with our GMC logo was in order. He also swapped out the headlights with some new replacements from PartsMax.

1998 GMC Sierra Project Artemis Wrap install

Adding the to amazement is this killer tailgate design with embedded luminescent panel. The tailgate is going to light up with the truck’s name, Artemis. How cool is that!

They even wrapped the old original side view mirrors. These things were rough looking, but now they look brand new!

One thing you may not know about these vehicle wraps is that you can ceramic coat them too! Jason from SunFlo Detailing out of Cooper City, Florida, came in to show the crew at Glarb and Alchemy how good this product is.
They put a solid coat of CQUARTZ Skin PPF & Vinyl Nano-Coat 50ml over the entire truck.
Before we were able to see the final look, Ryan had everyone clean and cover the truck. They know how to make a customer feel special!
Huge thanks to everyone involved, including Johnathan Daniels at Mach1 Media for hanging out with the crew all week documenting this for you, the reader.
Ryan Sandoval is the mastermind behind this entire concept, and when you jump on his Instagram page you can see how talented his mind truly is. This won’t be the last time you hear his name either. We have something sinister in the works that just may excite you.
After a quick tow through the city by our good buddy Eddy Cebreco, we were able to get Artemis off the trailer and take it for a ride. What a difference it feels driving it, more confidence, more pride—and it’s only a wrap! How about this cool shot by Johnathan Daniels at Mach1 Media?
Next stop is the interior shop. We have something sweet in the works that involves a few cool companies you may already know of. Our system control will be handled by a new Voxx Media Center unit. Memphis Audio is our choice for speakers and amps, and an Eddie Motorsports steering wheel will add some bling. Stay tuned!

Click here to take a look back on Project Artemis Part 1 


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Glarb Wrapped 

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