Airbrush a line

How to Airbrush a Line

Learn how to create the second most simple of all airbrush effects – how to airbrush a line! Have you perfected the first two tutorials – how to hold an airbrush & how to control an airbrush? The perfect line (also known as a pass) is created with precise timing and fluid movement. There are a few key tips which will…

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How to Control an Airbrush

The most watched of the airbrushtutor tutorials – this tutorial describes the basic function of an airbrush and how to use it correctly! In this tutorial we look at the most important aspect of airbrush control – double actioning. When you use a double action airbrush the correct way, you will find that you are…

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How to Hold an Airbrush!

Showing a comfortable way to hold the airbrush and how to gain better control using two hands. Think of the index finger as the driver, the middle finger can be your funny passenger and your thumb is the big guy who sleeps and stays there for support. In this way the index finger is what…

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Free Flow Solutions

The most common cause of free flow and it’s simple solution. Free flow is the term given to describe when an airbrush is malfunctioning in the following way; as soon as you press down for air, the paint begins to flow freely – hence ‘free-flow’. You no longer have control of when the paint should…

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Combatting Tip Dry

A bit of background on why tip-dry occurs and a couple of quick and simple techniques for overcoming it. Any one who’s been airbrushing for longer than an hour knows what a pain in the butt tip dry can be! For those of you who haven’t been airbrushing for long – tip dry is the…

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