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Best Airbrush for Miniatures and Models

Are you thinking of adding an airbrush to your models and miniatures painting hobby? Airbrushes help speed up your painting and with practice you can achieve some great results with them. With airbrush you can prime your minis indoors all year round in whatever color you want. You can use an airbrush for everything you […]

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Choosing the Right Airbrush

Are you looking for the best airbrush? There are so many choices in features and configurations…  Gravity feed, siphon feed, side feed.  External mix, internal mix.  Dual action, single action, trigger action. Consult the Airbrush Dictionary if you’re dying to find out what all those terms mean, or just keep reading. Then you have to take […]

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Choosing The Right Airbrush Compressor

In the grand scheme of airbrushes and sprayguns, choosing the right airbrush compressor is the least important step and, possibly, the most expensive step. People who make the best choices answer these three questions first. How much capacity do you need? Will a noisy compressor be an issue? Is electrical power an issue? For impatient […]

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An Airbrush Tattoo Spices Up Life

An airbrush tattoo is the hot date everyone wants, no one thinks they can get, and will flake out on you after a week. Airbrush and temporary tattoos are like one night stands or week-long affairs. A real tattoo is like getting married-without the option for divorce. People can get inked up for good or […]

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Best Paints for Miniatures and Models

Airbrush paint for models and miniatures tutorial covers information on the many different types of paints used to airbrush models, advantages and disadvantages of using each –  Written by Ken Synder Greetings fellow Airheads! I am going to be going over model paints as a foundation and build on it a bit. Model builders tend […]

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Best Airbrush Kit For Cake Decoration

Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional baker, the right airbrush can take your cake decorating skills to the next level. Before you choose an airbrush, however, consider the following factors: Single Action and Double Action Most airbrushes designed for cake decorating are single-action; this means that one user action controls the color distribution and […]

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Custom Painting Motorcycles

This custom painting guide will take  you through the entire process of custom painting a motorcycle; from prep to finished and clear coated art work. To start off, I would just like to say that everyone has their own way of doing things from the prep to the final clear, including the tools they use and […]

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Freehand Airbrush Templates

Airbrush freehand shields, templates are shapes laser cut into a plastic like material and come in hundreds of shapes and sizes. Becoming proficient in the use of airbrush freehand shields or templates can release you from the drudgery of having to use hard masking materials like transfer tape, masking tape and Frisket film. Combining airbrush […]

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How To Paint Ghost Flames

The elusive ghost flames tutorial will show you how to paint old school ghost flames from flame lay out with fine line tape to painting the ghost flames. In today’s fast and the furious world of custom painting, much of the what was hip in the 50’s 60’s and 70’s has been lost or is […]

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How To Thin Acrylic Paint For Airbrush

Reducing or thinning airbrush paint in many cases takes a bit of experimenting to find exactly at what consistency the paint atomized best in the airbrush you are using. Thinning Acrylic Paint The general rule of thumb with most Acrylic Colors is reducing it with distilled water or airbrush reducer until it flows like milk. […]

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