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.
Arts Mid-Hudson is the preeminent nonprofit arts organization serving the Mid-Hudson region. Since 1964 our initiatives have engaged and promoted the arts benefiting our artists, arts organizations and communities.
You can find a variety of spray guns in your local art supply store, and auto paint supply store two types are usually carried—the conventional spray gun and the HVLP (High Volume Low Pressure) spray gun.
To most artists, airbrush maintenance basically means keeping the airbrush clean so that paint flow is uninterrupted. But another aspect of maintaining the airbrush deals with proper handling and care to prevent damaging the components of this highly sensitive tool.