How To Choose An Airbrush Airbrushing is a hugely popular hobby as well as being an important tool for a range of professionals, however if you are new to model making and using an airbrush to add the finishing touches then the terms involved and the choice on the market can be a daunting one, as there a lot of great brands that offer high quality products.
Understanding Technical Airbrush Terms An airbrush is a useful versatile tool that can provide the finishing touches to a range of projects, as well as being used for diverse purposes such as spray tanning. Some of the terms are very specific to the tools involved and therefore, somebody new to the activity wouldn’t be as sure of what they are looking for and as such some of these terms are explained here:
Using An Airbrush To Paint A Model A hugely popular but not always widely discussed hobby is that of model building. This can take many forms from military models, to railways to scenes from television shows. One of the key factors in this is providing the best possible finish so that your models look great. A lot of keen hobbyists like to use an airbrush for this due to the control and precision and generally great finish it provides.
Spray Booths – Don’t take Risks! Model making is a popular pastime for a large number of people all over the world. Different people have different ways of applying the finish to the models, one of the most popular ways of doing this is with an airbrush. Airbrushes are used in a number of capacities, not just model painting, for example people use them for cake decoration (using edible paint) and other things such as designing clothing, or applying spray tan. The products used for some forms of spraying and…read more
50 Years Of Iwata Airbrushes The Iwata Medea airbrush company is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year; and to mark the occasion, it has commissioned a special edition airbrush with a limited run of 1000 worldwide. This special edition airbrush is the classic Iwata HP-C airbrush, each is engraved with the number of the batch that it is, and comes with a special blue metal case; so that if you decided not to use it and keep it for the collector’s item value; you can do so and present it…read more