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GETAWAY WORKSHOP | AIRBRUSH ACTION MAGAZINE

Learn how to create stunning airbrush art with Airbrush Action Magazine at our upcoming Getaway Workshop in Las Vegas, Navada. We’ll teach you everything from airbrushing basics to advanced artistry for the experienced airbrusher! Register for one of our workshops today!

AIRBRUSH GETAWAY | 1-DAY WORKSHOPS

INTRO TO AIRBRUSHING

The expert in anything was once a beginner. As with all education, an airbrush artist needs a firm foundation and skill set in order to build their talents. In this class, the students are introduced to the fundamental aspects of the complicated tool that is the airbrush. The majority of the class is hands on, with students thriving in a non-threatening, environment. Students will be introduced to the universal strokes every airbrush artist, from beginner to expert, uses to create their artwork. This class is not only a good basis to begin airbrushing, it is an excellent refresher course and foundation for the four-day Mastery class.

Skill level:
Beginner to intermediate

Instructors:
>> Gary Worthington
>> Maryellen Vettori

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INTRO TO PINSTRIPING

This hands-on course provides detailed information on the paints, brushes, solvents, tapes, surface prep, practice strokes, and completion of basic designs with and without a pattern. You’ll learn the classic dagger style. INTRO TO PINSTRIPING establishes an important foundation toward the four day course, PINSTRIPING & LETTERING MASTERY.

Skill level:
Beginner to intermediate

Instructor:
>> ‘Lokey’ Calderon

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INTRO TO PLOTTERS

If you wish to learn how to integrate a plotter into your workflow, significantly improve your efficiency, quality, and boost your earning power, this introductory course is for you. The plotter has quickly become an integral tool with all forms of airbrushing for achieving a product with a finished, high quality look. Geared for beginners, you’ll learn all plotter fundamentals, how to select the best plotter for your needs, all software options, transfer and application, vector basics, repeating patterns, how to convert your ideas from paper to digital form, and tons more.

Skill level:

Beginner to intermediate

Instructor:
>> Mike Learn
>> Terry Hill (*Orlando only)

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INTRO TO AUTOMOTIVE GRAPHICS

This excellent primer for the 4-day course is designed for beginning and intermediate kustom painters. You’ll learn the basics of graphics, types of airbrushes and paints, safety issues, and much more. Hands-on projects include basic layout, masking, how to transfer designs, faux finishes, special f/x, and materials—This has become one of the most popular classes!

Skill level:
Beginner to intermediate

Instructor:
>> Steve Vandemon

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T-SHIRT LETTERING BOOT CAMP

Lettering is the bread and butter of T-shirt airbrushing, and if you master this aspect of the business you’ll effortlessly add thousands of dollars to your bottom line. Freehand airbrush lettering is probably the most important skill to add to your T-shirt arsenal. T-Shirt Lettering Bootcamp will develop, with hands-on experience, your lettering skills and under- standing of the concepts of height, spacing and composition. You will learn classics such as script, print, scratch and bubble lettering as well as more advanced styles including graffiti, and Old English. By using the latest methods and materials, you will learn how to create sellable t-shirts designs that will start making you money right away. T shirt lettering phenom Ken Johnson will join veteran instructor Gary Worthington to give you one the most fun and dynamic learning experiences on the planet!

Skill level:
Beginner to advanced

Instructor:
>> Ken Johnson

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INTRO TO POWER PORTRAITS

Learn the basics of airbrushing with a special focus on portraiture. In this hands-on workshop you’ll learn and practice various specialized exercises that will help elevate your skill level as it applies to portraiture or any other subject that may require freehand airbrush control. Topics covered include: tools and equipment, image transferring methods, basic airbrush techniques, freehand control, basic shading, basic textures, and more.

Skill level:
Beginner to intermediate

Instructors:
>> Javier Soto
>> Troy Pierce

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INTRO TO ACHIEVING REALISM

A mandatory introductory class to the four-day achieving realism 2.0 class. This course is an abridged and very informative workshop which will serve as a foundation to its 4-day counterpart. Students who wish to take this class in lieu of the four day class will also be exposed to how traditions of some of the past masters both in academic drawing and painting have a place for the modern airbrush artist. A short yet thorough airbrush painting exercise will serve as an example as to how to implement some of these ideas. (project to be announced)

Skill level:
Beginner to advanced

Instructors:
>>Steve Gibson
>>Jenn Mayberry

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INTRO TO FANTASTIC MURALS

This intro class taught by Rod Fuchs will teach you the basics of creating fantastic murals on steel. You can allow your imagination to soar while learning how to create skulls, dragons, wizards,unicorns and more! Enter Rod’s world of fantasy in this one day class where you will learn the basic skills for creating an incredible piece of art! A great foundation for the ‘FANTASTIC MURALS WITH SKULLS, DRAGONS & MORE!’ 4-day in depth class.

Skill level:
Beginner to advanced

Instructors:
>>Rod Fuchs

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HELMET PAINTING & STENCIL MASTERY

One of the hottest NEW Airbrush Getaway classes—Robert Howell will teach, hands-on, all the nuances and professional tips and tricks to painting a motorcycle helmet. You will learn how to make your artwork flow on a curved surface “and not look like a sticker,” how to adjust your image to fit the surface’s contours and look correct, advanced stenciling methods, airbrush techniques, and much more. Stencils have become a critically important and integral part of a successful artist’s arsenal. Robert will reveal his secrets to cutting-edge stencil tricks, applications and troubleshooting (overspray, etc) to achieve amazing results in a fraction of the time required by conventional painting methods. You’ll learn how to use and integrate freehand shields, texture templates, and image stencils into your artwork, how to make one-of-a-kind original images and effects using some of the hottest templates on the planet! The class will be taught on a helmet that you get to keep!

Skill level:
Beginner to intermediate

Instructor:
>>Robert Howell

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AIRBRUSH GETAWAY | 4-DAY WORKSHOPS

AIRBRUSH MASTERY

Here’s the ultimate gateway course that will fast-track you to total airbrush control, speed, and mastery. You’ll be able to airbrush onto any surface with complete confidence, and drastically increase your profits in all airbrush applications, including automotive custom painting, T-shirt airbrushing, illustration, fine art, hobby uses, body art, and tons more! Airbrush Mastery is an important foundation course and way to maximize your total Getaway experience as you graduate through the ranks of other classes. This class is also perfect for experienced airbrush users who have developed bad habits or are in need of a serious refresher program.

Skill level:
Beginner to intermediate

Instructors:
>> Gary Worthington
>> Maryellen Vettori
>> Donte ‘Sly’ Curd
>> Angie Harnage

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ACHIEVING PHOTOREALISM

This highly intensive course reveals the secrets of painting photorealistic fire, ice, metal, water, glass, fur, flesh tones, and many other subjects that often challenge artists. Students will learn to quickly match colors with extreme accuracy and precision. The color theory taught in Achieving Photorealism is in no way limited to just airbrushing; it crosses over to every aspect of life where choosing and/or manipulating color is important.

Skill level:
Beginner to advanced

Instructors:
>> Dru Blair
>> Melanie Alexander
(Dallas & Orlando ONLY)

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AUTOMOTIVE GRAPHICS

This high-energy workshop is structured to encompass every aspect of kustom painting, and students will work on multiple projects that demonstrate the latest, cutting-edge techniques and effects. Also, the instructors will welcome any special requests to meet your unique needs. Beginners and seasoned veterans will be equally challenged by this course.

Skill level:
Beginner to advanced

Instructors:
>> Terry Hill (Dallas & Orlando ONLY)
>> Jason Brookshire

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PLOTTER MASTERY

Learn from world-class artist and leading plotter expert Mike Learn! If you own a plotter and you’re not getting all you can out of your investment, or wish to learn how to integrate a plotter into your workflow, this course is for you. The plotter has quickly become an integral tool with all forms of airbrushing for achieving a product with a finished, high quality look. Geared for beginning and advanced plotter users, you’ll learn how to convert your ideas from paper to digital form with the latest design programs, and how to increase your productivity and quality using the hottest plotter techniques and uses for today’s custom paint market.

Skill level:
Beginner to advanced

Instructor:
>> Mike Learn

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POWER PORTRAITS

The new Power Portraits class features the brilliant talents of Javier Soto and Troy Pierce, whose portrait mastery and amazing use of color is almost legendary. This groundbreaking course is suggested for intermediate to professional artists who wish to take their work to the next level. You’ll learn layout and composition, how to transfer your image to your target surface, use of an opaque projector, the grid method, use of stencils, color theory for accurate color mixing, painting techniques, how to achieve texture and detail using scratching and erasing, airbrush control and maintenance, how to troubleshoot tip dry, blowouts, skipping, and clogs, top pro tricks and special effects, how to render a portrait in two hours, traditional realistic portraits for multiple surfaces, and much more!

Skill level:
Beginner to advanced

Instructors:
>> Javier Soto
>> Troy Pierce
>> Roger Scovell

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PIN-UP ART

Learn the secrets and master the techniques to create the female form as a classic pin-up in this one-of-a-kind class. Pin-Up Art provides instruction on opaque and transparent color use, flesh tones, how to render many textures, and more.
You’ll also produce a professional-caliber portfolio piece using the latest stencils, masking material, freehand work, and a variety of mixed media. With pin-up art and it’s profits at a fever pitch, this is a class you don’t want to miss! Step up to the next level with this intensive hands-on course.

Skill level:
Intermediate to advanced

Instructors:
>> Lorenzo Sperlonga (Las Vegas)
>> Alan Pastrana (Orlando)

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FANTASY ART

Timeless in nature and infinite in possibilities, fantasy-inspired art has enjoyed a recent resurgence in popular culture. This all hands-on course will allow your imagination to soar as you enter the realm of dragons, wizards, fairies, reapers, gargoyles and unicorns. World-class artist Rod Fuchs will help you discover ways to liberate, expand, and transfer your ideas to any surface. Projects will be designed to explore subject matter, dynamic composition, plausible anatomy, and develop an original concept..

Skill level:
Intermediate to advanced

Instructor:
>> Rod Fuchs

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PINSTRIPING & LETTERING MASTERY

This intensive hands-on course, will focus on teaching award-winning pinstriping designs, including symmetrical and asymmetrical composition, long lines, color use, color layering, color mixing, how to successfully market your work, and much more! Pinstriping & Lettering Mastery also includes instruction on sign design, layout, color combos, prism lettering, beveled edges, brush cartoon, script and more. Darren Wenzel is one of the most innovative and respected stripers in the field!

Skill level:
Beginner to advanced

Instructor:
>> Darren Wenzel

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T-SHIRT AIRBRUSHING

This dynamic and completely hands-on course is a must for anyone wanting to master the secrets of T-shirt airbrushing and maximize their earning power. Designed for the serious beginner to professional shirt artist who wants to improve in all areas, this class lets you work at your own pace.
You’ll also learn:
• Designs that sell
• Pricing guidelines
• Professional lettering and stenciling
• The business side of T-shirt airbrushing
• Custom portraiture, cars, logos
• Shortcuts for fast turnaround & high volume & more!

Skill level:
Beginner to intermediate

Instructor:
>> Gary Worthington

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