I have recently taken up playing the violin and viola and couldn’t resist adding my own touch to the violin that I bought.
It’s an inexpensive beginner’s instrument, so I wasn’t too concerned about how the paint was going to effect the sound quality and to my surprise, after the new paint job and some good quality strings it sounds pretty good!
Here’s my process:
It’s definitely not the same instrument that I bought!
Maybe my viola will be next :)