IN THIS ISSUE:
Hot Water Fat Boy By Alan Pastrana
In this step-by-step Alan Pastrana paints a 2005 Harley Davidson Fatboy. “What’s interesting about painting motorcycles (cruiser or V-Twin style bikes are my typical assignments) are the multiple separate parts you have to deal with. A very important thing to keep in mind when considering an overall paint scheme or theme is how to make these parts work in concert with each other.”
Armed & Fabulous By Dave Nestler
Renowned pinup master Dave Nestler chronicles the making of a pinup from Armed & Fabulous, his new instructional DVD. Although Nestler doesn’t use an airbrush, his advanced techniques and tricks are pure cross-over pearls.
Vinyl Plotters: The Old New Method By Scott MacKay
Combining old school techniques with new school technology is Scott MacKay’s specialty. “About ten years ago I began incorporating the use of vinyl masks and computer-plotted artwork into my everyday work. Both techniques are great, but each has its own pros and cons.”
T-shirt Tactics: Slash, Scratch... By Kent Lind
T-Shirt master artist Kent Lind shares how to airbrush the most current script-du-jour: scratch, or slash. You’ll learn this style’s alphabet and why it’s one of the most sought-after lettering styles.
Kool Panel FX: Got Wood By Jeff Styles
Wood grain is still a highly requested effect that deserves another look through the eyes of pinstripe master Jeff Styles. You’ll learn how the use of Wicked colors, a cheapy paint brush, airbrushing, and pinstriping can work wonders to achieve an expensive-looking, impressive effect with ease and blazing speed.
2012 AIRBRUSH BUYER’S GUIDE
The process of choosing the right airbrush to meet your needs can be a complicated task, whether you’re upgrading to a better model or simply buying your first gun. To help narrow your choices, we’ve done the grunt work for you, gathering the facts and compiling them in our user-friendly buyer’s guide.
Needles, Nozzles, & Nozzle Caps By Kirk Lybecker
Airbrush tech king Kirk Lybecker reports about the relationship between needles, nozzles, and nozzle caps, and dispels some misconceptions/myths about these parts--namely, that the
smaller the airbrush nozzle the finer the line, and others.
Out-of-this-World Hobby Adventures By Tom Grossman
A variety of airbrush techniques and tricks used on model kits are demonstrated. You’ll learn how to achieve the best metallic finishes, use of solvent and water-based paints,
sanding tips, priming, interesting use of Future Floor Wax, and more!
Airbrush Getaway Workshops Spotlight
U.K. artist Colin Threadgould is a perfect example of how effective and inspiring the Airbrush Getaway can be, and how far some people will travel to be there.
Our Digital Issues are in Real Read* format (not a PDF download, requires internet connection to view using a browser)
What is Real Read and why we use it?
ReadRead offers an easier and faster viewing alternative to PDF. Large, complex documents open quickly, providing customers with more immediate access to the information they need. There is no need for time-consuming downloads of an entire document because RealRead loads the exact page the want to see directly to their web browser. RealRead loads on the browser instantly regardless of file size. Saves time spent opening & downloading PDF.
RealRead is compatible all popular web browsers for both Mac and PC computers and provides quick access to documents for users whether they have dial-up or broadband Internet connections. Viewers can open the file instantly and view it on any browser.
RealRead files are fast and easy to navigate because they do not need to be downloaded before they can be viewed.
Airbrush.TV presents the largest offering of pay-per-view and free quality airbrush instructional content on the internet with feature-length titles, artist interviews, quick tips, product news, and much more.