IN THIS ISSUE:
BIOMECH FX By Mike Lavallee
In 1979 audiences were introduced to H.R. Giger’s amazing and groundbreaking biomechanical creatures in the movie, Alien (including the egg pods that spew face-sucking parasitic creatures). To commemorate this genius of the genre, Mike Lavallee developed—and demonstrates here—Artool’s Biomech FX. For disturbing, fascinating, creepy, gripping, and yes, even cool imagery, you’ve come to the right place.
Vandemon’s Old School Flames By Steve Vandemon
Using the new House of Kolor Shimrin II colors, Vandemon demonstrates how to paint an old-school flame job on a 1951 Merc.
The Riveting Roomscapes of Jason Hulfish By Sheri Lynn Myers
Florida airbrush artist Jason Hulfish creates very personal spaces for the youngest of all art fans. “Kids often cannot go out to play anymore, so parents like to create comfortable, fun environments in the home.”
SUGAR RAY HILL By Jodi Lee Reifer
Is Ray Hill the “second coming” of automotive custom painters? We definitely think so. And so does custom automotive giant Chip Foose, and anyone else who sees Hill’s work. “My strong point is I have no specialty,” says the 45-year-old artist. “I do everything there is to do with paint. The fun part for me is actually learning new things and figuring them out.” “He can do it all: high-end graphics, portraiture, photorealism, outstanding lettering, amazing textures, and the list goes on,” says Airbrush Action publisher Cliff Stieglitz.
GLOW JOB—Wicked Glow White Kicks Ass! By Gearboxxx
“I’m here to deliver the latest rant and rave about Wicked Color’s smokin’ new Wicked Glow White! As an industry professional in digital and traditional media I was intrigued by the opportunity to rip into Wicked Glow White, Pandora’s box for a whole new look using a sophisticated pallet of UV colors. Join me as I have at it.”
2012 PAINT BUYER’S GUIDE
This year’s Paint Buyer’s Guide is loaded with all the information you need for choosing the correct paint for your application. This guide also overflows towww.airbrushaction.com.
Super-Stock Skull By Eddie Davis
In addition to the usual beach scenes and sports themes, the hot creative team of Eddie Davis and Gary Worthington have developed a high concept of larger, more expensive and complex looking designs that are done in 15 minutes or less!
The Amazing World of SEM By Jodi Lee Reifer
Your prized automobile’s interior—or exterior or both—is damaged and could use a fresh look. Enter SEM Products, a leader in the automotive restoration business, developing products that many might think unimaginable.
O-Rings Demystified By Kirk Lybecker
Most airbrushes have a series of o-rings to keep paint and air in their proper place. This article explains where they are, their symptoms of trouble, and the recommended fixes.
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