Last go round, I paid some dude $1,500 to paint my bike. Then I wrecked it. Lesson learned: Don't spend money on paint. You'll always fuck it up. Dump your money into your motor, because it'll probably be the only thing that still works when you wreck that bitch.
Orange-peeled to hell and far from perfect. But a little 2000 grit, some polish, and she'll be good enough. For an investment of $50-ish, it's damn near perf.