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All Hail The Chief: A Step-By-Step
By Steve Gibson
What’s more badass than a skull with flames? Answer: A skull, flames, and an American Indian headdress. Gibson’s stunning new masterpiece is now the featured project at the prestigious Airbrush Getaway’s Creating Killer Skulls class.
By Pete ‘Hot Dog’ Finlan
Moving Checkers is a trick the great ‘Hot Dog’ Finlan perfected while painting surfboards early in his career. Ideal for filling panels and small projects, the pattern is blurry, yet mesmerizing. Best of all, executing this attention-stealing design is as simple as it is rad.
Painting Iron Man Part 2 of 2
By Neimar de Lima Duarte
“Mechanical subjects are always difficult to paint because of their precise straight lines and sharp edges. However, it’s nothing that persistence and dedication can’t solve. I always encourage artists to try different techniques to determine what works best for them. In Part 2, I demonstrate how I finished Iron Man.”
International Motorcycle Show New York
The International Motorcycle Show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, December 9–11, 2016, offered enthusiasts an all-access pass to the world of motorcycling that included hundreds of the latest street bikes, dirt bikes, custom paint, cruisers, scooters and ATVs.
T-Shirt Tactics: Airbrushing Pets for Profit
By Javier Soto
A step-by-step of a striking dog portrait on a T-shirt is featured here.
Creating Fine Art on Clothing
By Clarisse Pico
Clarisse Pico shares her dynamic approach to creating wonderful, wearable art on a black shirt without having the fear of it fading after the first wash.
Motorcycle Tank Portraiture
By Ryan Townsend
Ryan Townsend, one of the leading custom painters demonstrates what he does best on a motorcycle tank: dramatic, and unsurpassed high-impact images.
2017 Compressor Buyer’s Guide
By Pete Johnson
Discover how to successfully match your application to its rightful air source in this excellent primer and guide to the often bewildering world of compressors.
Superman vs. Batman
By Kevin Wood
“As a longtime fan of these two legendary characters I couldn’t resist this honorable commission by the Orlando IMAX movie premier of the same name. Throughout the creative process I imagined all types of conceptual ideas before this one became the most appealing.”