Tag Archives: airbrushing

Intro: The fact that I’m a slow builder is a constant source of disparaging comments from the locals in my favorite hobby shop. “This one should only take ya a year or two, haaaa-ha-ha.” Whatever. I only build aircraft in predominantly the “one true scale” of 1/72 although I’m venturing into 48th and 32nd these […]

Intro: Since Volume 1 of the Paint Booth Airbrushing series dealt with the basics of airbrush handling, it may seem odd to skip basic spraying techniques and jump right to strategies for diluting paint. However, most of the questions I get from modelers deal with the difficulties of shooting acrylic paints. So, let’s dive into […]

If you’ve been using an airbrush for a while and have some experience with the instrument you may want to skip this little ditty. If however, you’re new to airbrushing and/or want to review some basic handling tips, please read on. Also, note that all of the handling suggestions covered are applicable to most airbrushes regardless of their make…