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.
Today I am enlisting the help of one of my littlest fans to create a shirt with his favorite game character on it. Next time you are airbrushing for fun, grab one of your kids or nephews, nieces, grandkids, etc. Kids love to help and watch people airbrush.
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In many cases an acrylic painting is done with a combination of techniques that incorporates anything from screen printing to sponging. All techniques, including airbrushing, work well together when done in artist acrylic colors.
1 DAY INTRO TO AIRBRUSH CLASS
For new first time Airbrushers or just to brush up a little bit before the fun, we offer an Introduction to Airbrush class to get you comfortable with the airbrush before heading out to a 3 day class. Highly recommended for first timers, before a 3 day course.
These explain various techniques—how to work and paint with artist’s watercolor on paper, oils or acrylics on artist canvas; how to use pastels, pencils or pen and ink; how to work with different surfaces/grounds;