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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 […]
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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 […]
AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 6: Geometric Shapes Exercises Now that you feel comfortable with the airbrush, have worked with frisket film and know how to develop hard-edged lines, it’s time to move on to some fundamental exercises. Geometric shapes have always been used to teach basics of art. It is said that […]
AIRBRUSH: Learn the Basics of Airbrush Technique Part 7: Painting a Flower In this exercise you will learn a simple method of developing objects in space. A key to painting with an airbrush is to develop the subject matter from the background to the foreground (which is similar to traditional watercolor technique). By utilizing this […]
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 Medea Professional Textile Colours (Sample Kit) Medea Airbrush Holder Medea Fabric Stencils T-shirt boards […]