Archive | September, 2013


[Video] Glen Weisgerber demonstrates the single stroke lettering technique

Master pinstriper Glen Weisgerber demonstrates the single stroke lettering technique. Weisgerber teaches pinstriping and lettering at the Airbrush Getaway Workshops.

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Intense Brights On Dark Fabrics By Shen

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PDF Have you ever tried desperately to make a vivid white show up on a dark shirt, jacket, or other cotton/poly garment only to have the paint soak into the fabric and practically disappear? For several years, this frustrating phenomenon forced me to refuse orders from customers who wanted work done […]

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Patriotic Pinstripes By John Hannukaine

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF AT THE AGE OF 13, JOHN HANNUKAINE DISCOVERED THE PINSTRIPING ART OF JACK PUDLINER WHILE vacationing with his aunt and uncle in Redding. At about the same time he saw Ed Roth’s airbrushed shirt work in an issue of Car Craft magazine, and instantly became infatuated with the weirdo […]

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Michael Cacy: Reflections of Sunlight in Water

Here’s a technique that may add some life to your underwater subjects. Sunlight plays some incredible tricks when viewed from beneath the surface. Whenever possible, I prefer to paint from reference I have procured on my own. That is, I like to paint from photos that I have taken myself. While I live on a […]

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Mastering Diamond Plate

DOWNLOAD PDF FILE “Everything you wanted to know about your new stencils,…but were afraid I to ask.” For the uninitiated, this column instructs on the use and techniques of all stencils in the innovative Artool line, from ullmasters to FX to FlameA-Rama, and anything else we have laser cut out of plastic. In the previous […]

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Las Vegas Viper Hood Mural

DOWNLOAD FILE HERE About once a year, all of the Viper owners, executives, and special and project designers from Daimler 9 Chrysler get together for a Viper party. What they celebrate is probably one of the biggest phenomenon’s 3 of car ownership bonding known to mankind. If you remember, about two years ago, Bob Soroka […]

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Joey’s Passion

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD PDF Painting a boat like Joe Buttafuco’s race boat is a cross between fine art and autobody work. This 36-foot B-class race boat was painted and cleared within 4 day’s time. The final product came out great and generated a lot of new business. In this article, I describe exactly how it […]

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Inside Air: Tutorial By Toby Lay

DOWNLOAD PDF FILE As an illustrator who works mainly in airbrush, I occasionally find I need a different look for a project. When I was given the opportunity to do a poster illustration for the Fine Arts Fund, I immediately felt that a colored pencil-and-airbrush approach was best. I knew that the art director wanted […]

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Painless Caning: A Tutorial by Craig Fraser

DOWNLOAD PDF FILE by Craig Fraser Steve Chaszeyka, Wizard to you, had a customer who wanted the caning texture rendered on his Rolls Royce, and so he asked me to solve the problem. The rest is, at best, obscure history. I’ve performed this technique ever since, but primarily for show at Pinhead meets as gifts […]

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Shattered Glass

DOWNLOAD PDF FILE Having taught a whole lot of airbrush getaway courses over the years, the most frequent grumblings I’ve ever heard from those artists who are accustomed to freehanding everything is that frisket are a pain in the #.#. It doesn’t seem to be the masks so much as having to wrestle with placing […]

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Cheap Tricks-Granite By Terry Hill

 DOWNLOAD PDF FILE The Stippling method I use to create the stone or granite effect involves deflecting the paint off just about any object you can hold conveniently in your hand, such a s a clothespin or a tongue depressor. This method will work with any airbrush (the Aztek offers a splatter nozzle that produces […]

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