- The important differences between single- and double-action airbrushes and how to use them
- Gravity-fed versus siphon-fed airbrushes
- The mechanics and anatomy of an airbrush
- How to hold an airbrush
- Mastering trigger control
- Painting hard and soft edges
- Freehand skills
- Types of friskets and masking and how to cut and apply them
- How to change colours in your airbrush
- How to clean your airbrush
- Troubleshooting and how to avoid: Tip dry, Spidering, Centipede effect, Barbells & Paint trailing
- Step-by-step exercises:
- Hard and soft lines
- Targeting for line control
- Distance exercise
- Cut and blow as you go
- Flare stroke
- Freehand shields
- The Cube
- The Sphere
Debbie Eastlack provides excellent beginning airbrush instruction, demonstrating the techniques and principles relevant to all airbrush applications.
You'll learn the important differences between single- and double-action airbrushes and how to use them, gravity-fed versus siphon-fed airbrushes, the mechanics and anatomy of an airbrush, how to hold an airbrush, how to master trigger control, freehand skills, types of masking and how to apply them, highlights, how to change colors in your airbrush, how to clean your airbrush, troubleshooting tips, how to avoid tip dry, spidering, barbells, and paint trailing.
Exercise drills include hard and soft lines, targeting for line control, distance exercise, cut and blow as you go, the flare stroke, loops, gradations, the cube and sphere shapes, and much more.
Running time: 90 minutes.
Region: 0 (Region Free)