AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 8: Frisketing with the Flap System In the last exercise, painting the flower, the frisket was cut in a process of elimination. You removed area number 5 and painted it, then removed area number 4 and painted it without replacing frisket film number 5. This was continued until […]
AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 9: Airbrushing T-Shirts At this point you may feel confident with the mechanics of airbrushing, but you’re not sure how to go about doing T-shirts. Materials List: IWATA HP-BC Piston-operated compressor (1/2HP) Braided hose Professional Textile Colours (Sample Kit) Medea Airbrush Holder Medea Fabric Stencils T-shirt boards 100% […]
AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 10: Airbrush Maintenance Cleaning Tips – Internal Mix Airbrush Internal mix airbrushes are the type most commonly used and can be identified by the fact that they have a needle running through the length of the airbrush body. This needle controls the size and the amount of […]
AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 11: Common Questions Q: What is the difference between internal-mix and external-mix? A: In an internal-mix airbrush, the air and paint mix inside the paint tip. This produces a thorough atomization or mixing, which results in a very soft, fine spray pattern. In an external-mix airbrush, the air […]
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Both pan watercolors and those in tubes can be thinned with water for airbrushing. When using pan watercolors you can lather the paint with a paint brush and then transfer it via the brush to the airbrush color cup (or reservoir) for spraying. Tube watercolor, the type most commonly used, can be thinned with water in a cup or jar and then poured into the color cup.
Throughout 2017, Target First Saturdays highlight female-identified and gender-nonconforming artists and organizations that challenge gender conventions. This programming is part of A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum, which celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art.