Archive | September, 2013

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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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Back to Basics: Shading and Blending

 DOWNLOAD PDF FILE Last issue I demonstrated the dagger stroke, the most difficult and important of the almighty four basic strokes in airbrushing. Ultimately, if you master the dagger, you’ve pretty much conquered airbrushing. However, to render you completely rounded as an airbrush pro, I’d be neglectful if I didn’t introduce the fourth & final […]

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Kent Lind’s Ice Pearl T-shirt How To

DOWNLOAD PDF Every couple of years, more or less, a groundbreaking idea emerges, or re-emerges, that gives a particular application(s) the shot in the arm it urgently needs. And such an epiphany punctuated the September 2007 Las Vegas Getaway: the amazing marriage of House of Kolor’s automotive-targeted Ice Pearls on T-shirts! Before we delve into […]

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