[Commentary] Pikachu, Doraemon, Iron Man, Transformers... Paint the parking spaces with colorful cartoons and cartoons, and the monotonous parking spaces suddenly become more interesting.
Wei Yuanmeng, a girl born in the 1990s in Chongqing, led a team specializing in parking space painting, with a monthly income of more than 200,000 yuan (RMB, the same below).
On March 15, Wei Yuanmeng and her studio team members came to a community in Jiulongpo District, Chongqing. According to the customer's request, they painted Pikachu cartoons for the property parking spaces purchased by the customer.
Compared with the all-colored gray concrete floor, the colorful parking spaces painted with cartoon patterns make people look bright.
[Concurrent] Huang Xiangfeng, the owner of the parking space
Because the garage (parking space) is painted, I think the utilization rate of the garage (parking space) is very high, and it can be seen after work every day, which makes ordinary life more fun.
If I choose to make Pikachu this pattern, my girlfriend prefers it.
[Explanation] Wei Yuanmeng started to study painting by herself in the second grade of elementary school. She realized her dream when she was 17 years old. She started wall painting sideline related to painting.
In January 2021, she and her team decided to shift their eyes from the wall to the ground.
The parking spaces are painted with cute Pikachu, Doraemon, and even lifelike 3D Batman, Captain America...In just one month, they have built a personalized parking space with a monthly revenue of over 200,000 yuan, and their parking spaces are painted videos. It also gained nearly 50 million views on the short video platform and became popular on the Internet.
[Concurrent] Wei Yuanmeng
At that time, it was a coincidence and a self-media expert. He felt that I was very suitable to do this (parking space painting), and then I took videos and painted, so I put it on the Internet and became popular.
After that, someone asked me to draw graffiti on the parking space, and asked if I could do it. I said that I could do it. Then we picked up the first order, and then took the video and put it on the Internet.
[Explanation] Wei Yuanmeng said that there are 12 procedures for color painting in parking spaces. In order to keep the color painting on the parking space longer, it is necessary to apply latex paint to waterproof and moisture-proof before the formal painting. Acrylic paint is used for the painting. After the pattern is painted , And make a protective layer on it to prevent bubbling and paint removal.
It takes at least one full day to paint a parking space with simple patterns, and at least three or four days if the patterns are complex.
Wei Yuanmeng’s team receives more than 20 orders per month, but before each order, they must confirm whether the customer’s parking space is a property right parking space. In order to avoid disputes, they will not draw any rental parking spaces.
In addition, the customer requires that the painted pattern must conform to the public order and good customs of the society.
[Concurrent] Wei Yuanmeng
The main purpose of painting parking spaces is to add a bit of color to our lives. It is not for marketing, or for some tricky ways to satisfy customers.
As dark as our underground garage, some customers want to paint some horrible pictures, or some bad ones, we all refuse, we will guide them to choose the right direction.
[Explanation] Wei Yuanmeng said that painted parking spaces are to add color to everyone's lives. Painted parking spaces not only embellish the parking spaces, but also meet the psychological needs of some car owners in pursuit of individuality. Therefore, the market for painted parking spaces is very large.
Reporting from Chongqing by reporter Xiao Jiangchuan
Editor in charge: [Ji Xiang]