December 31, 2005
MINI a day - final entry

A day late and a dollar short. The story of my life. Anyway, I’m still posting two MINIs to finish off 2005 so first I give you a new design. A curved checkerboard single stripe in metallic silver on a black convertible.

And finally for 2005 Baron MINI gave me the opportunity and honor to produce a Todd Pearson Signature Series MINI Cooper. I chose a Union Jack design inspired by the Austin Powers MINI complete with a Todd Pearson Signature Series indicia on the rear bumper. This MINI is currently available on ebay, at least for the next three days. I’m pretty proud and honored to have been given the opportunity to do this car. I hope someone falls in love with it and buys it so that I’ll be able to do another Signature Series in 2006.

Click on the ebay listing for more great pics of this car.

Enjoy and Happy New Year.

BTW, I think that makes 190 MINIs completed to date. Just thought I’d tag that on. : )

Posted by todd at December 31, 2005 11:10 AM | Trackback
Comments

Todd! That mini is awesome! Congrats! I also enjoy that curvy checkerboard side stripe. Yay!

Posted by: kangamini on December 31, 2005 12:12 PM

Love both works - tempted to bid on that Union Jack MINI; great job!

Posted by: Ian C. on December 31, 2005 12:42 PM

Thanks for the kind words Kanga and Ian.

Happy New Year.

Posted by: todd on December 31, 2005 01:07 PM

Todd that signature series is amazing. If I ever get a mini, I am getting you to come here to detail it!

BTW if i get a new powerbook next year, I want to commission you to make me union jack detail for it again.

Hope your well mate

Jason

Posted by: Jason Clark on December 31, 2005 01:08 PM

Todd, I think you’re the coolest person in the universe. The Todd Pearson Signature Series? Wow. Well done.

Posted by: Mary on December 31, 2005 03:18 PM

In my mind, I’m already designing the Mini I’m trading in the Jetta for. Nice work, my friend.

Posted by: Shepcat on December 31, 2005 04:42 PM

Over the top Todd - (meant in a good way)

Wish you great health in the new year

Sam

Posted by: Sam Carr on December 31, 2005 05:07 PM

The Todd Pearson Signature Series is pretty amazing. How long did it take to put all the stripes on?

vin.

Posted by: vin. on January 1, 2006 07:23 AM

Not really my style, but really well executed! How long’d this take you to do?

Posted by: blalor on January 1, 2006 11:02 AM

This job took me about two and a half days to complete. It didn’t take all of that sine I put stripes on about three other MINIs in the same time so I’m guessing between 15-20 hours including design time.

It would have taken less time but I removed and re-applied a number of parts I didn’t like the way they laid down. The term “good enough” is not in my vocabulary. : )

Posted by: todd on January 3, 2006 10:19 PM

I wish I would have known about the Austin Powers mini earlier.. I would have bid!

Posted by: Jade on January 8, 2006 10:49 PM

wow, that looks amazing. kinda neat to have a ‘signature series’ name after you, eh? keep up the good work! (puts my factory bonnet stripes to shame).

Posted by: chris jupin on January 12, 2006 12:07 AM
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