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How to stop the drips?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by Jank, Mar 15, 2005.

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  1. Jank

    Jank 12oz Junior Member

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    How to stop the drips?

    Discussion started by Jank - Mar 15, 2005

    Without trying to sound too much like some shit toy little kid, when ur piecin, how do u completely stop the paint dripping? That is my one biggest problem. Also how do u blen from one colour to another?
     
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  2. CACashRefund

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    CACashRefund - Replied Mar 15, 2005

    Use better quality paint,.

    If you are using said type of paint,
    dont use fat caps for details, or if you are doing tags dont hold the fat cap too close to the surface.

    whatever you are doing, dont spray the same area for too long.

    and as for blending colors and fades and shit, its all in the wrist.
     
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  3. haunts

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    haunts - Replied Mar 15, 2005

    when your fading colors together make sure you use the overspray feature as well. pay attention to where the overspray is falling on the color your fading into and use it to your advantage.
    try turning your can upside down and release the pressure until you can actually hear the change before you try to outline.
    experiment with different speeds at different distances on scrap whatever and see whats most comfortable to you.
     
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  4. swif1

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    swif1 - Replied Mar 15, 2005

    To prevent paint from dripping, it depends on how far you have the can from the surface, what cap you use, what brand of paint you use, can control, and how quick you are at moving your hand.

    When you blend, take advantage using either the stock tip or new york thins. Hold the can from a distance as if you're spraying a mist.

    Most importantly, use the search function.
     
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  5. GLIK$

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    GLIK$ - Replied Mar 15, 2005

    Im sorry but "what brand of paint your using" really doesnt affect your ability to prevent drips.

    Using 98 cent quickshot cans in 14 degree weather you can still prevent drips.
     
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  6. yeaaaah baby

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    yeaaaah baby - Replied Mar 15, 2005

    rack your can control off bombingscience.com shits madd dope yo! you'll be painting like a king in no time.
     
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    CACashRefund - Replied Mar 15, 2005

    But apparently since hes asking such questions on a basic topic that most writers know already about, im going to assume he doesnt have the control yet to the point where he can control shit cans. I know it took me a while before i could control them watery shits.
     
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    caffeine - Replied Mar 16, 2005

    I say start off with Krylon. Decent paint that doest drip as much as the cheaper watery paints (Some colors better than others). Anyway just make sure you dont hold the can in one place too long, thats basically the main thing. You can spray lines with your knuckles rubbing against the wall if you want without getting drips...it all about can control. As for fades, just hold the can farther from the wall till you get the desired effect. Doing fades in smaller areas takes alittle more technique and experience though.

    Just paint more.
     
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    !@#$% - Replied Mar 16, 2005

    practice.

    i am really wanting to close this thread because these questins are so basic.
    this is gonna get moved into tips for writers just beginning..
     
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  10. InDY_500

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    InDY_500 - Replied Mar 16, 2005

    Practice
    Practice
    Practice

    Thats the only way anyone gets better.... If you wonna stop some drips, even when you use better paint and materials.. You can always try just blowin the paint back up when it starts comin down the wall you know... But just practice... Good luck...
     
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  11. seeking

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    seeking - Replied Mar 16, 2005

    unlike symbols, i will close this.

    you want to paint without drips? think of general physics then practice.
     
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