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Artool Products Company, Inc. For Immediate PRESS RELEASE New Artool Texture FX3® Xtreme Freehand® Airbrush Templates by Gerald Mendez The long wait for Texture FX3® is over! Artool & Anest Iwata, Inc., Portland, Oregon, are proud to announce the release and availability of the new Artool Texture FX3® Xtreme Freehand® Airbrush Templates […]
A new issue and a new challenge, this article will cover the ever elusive realistic flames. This time around we will attempt to work this effect into an entire composition. This is more challenging than it sounds due mostly to the fact that three-dimensional cubes can be very tough to draw and to paint in […]
Airbrush: A small, air-operated tool that sprays paint. It resembles, and is held like, a pen. Today, airbrushes are used in painting for a multitude of applications. Artists who use the airbrush will generally have several different types (external or internal mix) as well as styles (gravity- or siphon-feed) on hand for a variety of […]
AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 2: Air Sources When you are first learning airbrush technique, the process can be intimidating. Not only do you have to learn a new painting technique, but you must learn how to use the equipment that goes along with it, as well. Unlike a paintbrush, the airbrush […]
AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 3: Airbrush Colors Com-Art Airbrush Colors by Medea Com-Art Airbrush Colors are designed specifically for use with the airbrush, but can also be applied with a paintbrush. These pre-reduced colors are available in both opaque and transparent formulas. There are 27 rich, dense colors in opaque that […]
AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 4: Getting Started Many users of the airbrush are self-taught and have, in some cases, struggled to learn airbrush technique on their own. Some individuals are successful and some become frustrated. Getting started often gives the most difficulty. Here are suggestions for those who wish to learn airbrush […]
AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 5: Frisketing While practicing with the airbrush free-hand, you made dots, lines and vignettes. Look at them and you’ll notice that the marks made with the airbrush free-hand always appear soft and out-of-focus. This is caused by the overspray that drifts above and beyond the direction of […]