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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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Model Paint – Best Paints for Miniatures and Models

Airbrush paint for models 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 to be an […]

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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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How To Strain Airbrush Paint

Straining airbrush paint tutorial covers straining your paint to reduce the possibility of the paint causing trouble with your airbrush. If you have airbrush paint that has been sitting on the shelf for a while you should find this article very helpful. Here’s an easy way to strain your paint before you use it. I […]

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Roland STIKA Vinyl Cutter Review

After years of putting it off, I finally invested in a small cutter to help in the helmets I paint. After some research the Roland STIKA seemed to fit my needs nicely so that’s what I bought. My use of the Roland STIKA over the last couple years has saved me both time and money […]

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How To Use Frisket Film in Airbrushing

In this article I’ll go over the use of Frisket film in your airbrush projects, painting. We’ll be doing a very simple flame design to practice the masking technique used with Frisket film. What is Frisket Film Frisket film is a masking material commonly used in airbrushing. Frisket film is a clear acetate film with […]

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Airbrushing Tonal Value

In this how to airbrush article we’ll touch on and practice airbrushing tonal value which is so important to creating the illusions that make a your painting surface come to life. Written by Don Johnson. “As a density value, tone is the same as an area with a uniform density. Tones in an image reflect […]

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