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The tail end of August, 29th, to Sept. 1st 2007: ASET, the number one distributor of Anest Iwata products in North America, put on their Fourth annual Open House/Kustom Paint workshop at their state of the art training facility in SLC, Utah. Called the "Air Affair", this is not your average open house, they boasted a Hands-On Kustom Paint Workshop that would rival any currently in the industry. To start out the event, the artists started working on their respective display pieces during the workshops. As each instructor rotated through the roster of workshops, the remaining instructors would help out as roaming assistants in the workshop area, or working on their display projects. This year hosted a record number of artist/instructors with the following in attendance: Steve Vandemon, Steve Driscoll, Deborah Mahann, Bob Soroka, Dennnis Mathewson, Dean Loucks, Jason Doll, Ryno, Fonzy, Paul Quinn, Gerald Mendez, Bonz, Ron Gibbs, Mike Lavallee, and your's truly Craig Fraser. The newest artists to attend, and give demos, were Pamela Shanteau, Kendig, and Flea. This event continues to attract new talent, and next years list is already filling up. Some of the manufacturers in attendance that sponsored the event, demonstrated, and sold new products were: Medea/Iwata, Artool, SW Planet Color, Dupont Hot Hues, PPG Vibrance, and Anest Iwata. With 16 artist instructing, and over 75 students in attendance for the three day workshop series, it was a killer event. In the past years we had kicked off the Air Affair with an openhouse, this time around, Bill, and ASET tried something new. They decided to wrap up the event with a carshow. By moving the dates to mid summer, instead of after SEMA the weather was killer, and they blocked off an entire street for the huge event. Check out the pics below, and make sure to attend next year. As a matter of fact, you might want to check the events calendar at www.asetusa.com for the upcoming East Coast, and Southern Air Affairs that are currently being scheduled!

"Paint to live, live to paint"!

"Here are the pics of the guest Artists/Instructors that worked the Air Affair this year, and the pieces they painted!"




"Below are more pics of the artist's Guitars, the "Ultimate 8" car show, and the Workshops"



"Click Below To Check Out The Pics From 2004, 2005, and 2006!"


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