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airbrushing

Discussion in 'Art & Design' started by stringfellow, Oct 19, 2004.

  1. stringfellow

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    airbrushing

    Discussion started by stringfellow - Oct 19, 2004

    rite i wanna get into airbrushing and make some cash outta it, like detailed stuff such as petrol tanks, canvas's, helmets & jackets and eventually like fairground rides when i get good.
    just wonderd if any of u knew owt about it, and what to look for in a good airbrush kit, they sell em on ebay but i dont wanna fork out then find out its no good for detailed stuff.
    cheers
     
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  2. stringfellow

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    stringfellow - Replied Oct 19, 2004

    oh yeah and what paint do you use??
     
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  3. why write?

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    why write? - Replied Oct 19, 2004

    i have a airbrush kit but i duno how much i got it for, havent really fucked around with it much because i dont like the sound of the air compressor
     
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  4. war pigs

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    war pigs - Replied Oct 20, 2004

    it all depends on what you're painting...

    painting shit like motorcycle frames and tanks and stuff is an art within itself...
     
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  5. some pittsburgh flavor

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    some pittsburgh flavor - Replied Oct 20, 2004

    airbrushing's fun but noisy unless you can afford canned air. i don't know.. i made these sweet bob marley shirts that i was trying to hustle at the local graffiti/hip-hop/art festival in the summer but none of the local thugs wanted to buy them because they werent size 3XL or pink or something.

    petrol tanks? wierd
     
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  6. why write?

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    hah thats funny about the size 3xl or pink...i sold a few shirts for a local band to throw out at one of their shows...made like 30 or 40 off 3 shirts, i forgot, i made a stencil of the letters and airbrushed it on...i hate the noise though
     
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    yeah I've been intrested in air brushing for the longest but never got around to learning it... someone has got to have some good beginner knowledge
     
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  8. why write?

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    why write? - Replied Oct 20, 2004

    heres the band's shirts
    the dots are gay but they are there upon request.

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  9. stringfellow

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    stringfellow - Replied Oct 21, 2004

    well they were just examples, you must have seen the chopper bike petrol tanks painted up?? i were just sayin that to give an example of the detail id need.
    so any decent airbrush will do then?
     
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    When I did realism shit for Tower Records / Video I used an Aiwata Pro model airbrush and a large compresser so the tank wouldn't fill up every two minutes. If you're just doing easy come easy go stuff then you can get away with just about any airbrush and be fine. It all depends on what you want to do with it.
     
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    weird
     
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    ilovedrunk - Replied Oct 21, 2004

    i too have an airbrush i dont know how to use... i have a small compressor..

    joker.... pics?
     
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  13. Mr. Peanut

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    airbrushing is pretty fun. i took a class in high school for it. i think we used Aztek airbrushes. they weren't professional or anything but they served their purpose.
     
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    JeLisOneR - Replied Oct 22, 2004

    check out www.bearair.com they tell you what the airbrush is best for and so on ...ive airbrushed on and off for about 5 years and just recently got into doing canvas...i use mostly createx paints
     
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  15. some pittsburgh flavor

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    some pittsburgh flavor - Replied Oct 23, 2004

    i have a pasche airbrush... it works well except this one kid messed it up kinda, but i think i fixed it. those things are so complicated. rule #1 never take your airbrush apart.

    invest in frisket film and exacto knives and thick paper
     
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