Just received these parts back from Christine Braden: (1) Lionel small dome painted Chinese Red for Texas Special train project using LIONEL 15" anodized pax cars w/ custom tint applied by her; and, (2) Lionel, formerly clear, plastic full length dome "windows" tinted by her for the TS train project.
Christine's painting of these small domes almost feels like a favor since she's frequently doing far more involved projects. But if she wasn't painting these domes, my airbrush would still be in hibernation after 25+ years. Painting stopped for me because I couldn't mask the domes and get a decent, let alone good, result for the pax trains I wanted to paint, and had no interest in painting freight cars, steam locomotives, or diesels unless they were pulling a name pax train.
Thank you, Christine.
PS: My paintwork is NOT marketable -- imperfect; slow; error-prone, etc. But, I do enjoy it.