JULY-AUGUST 2009 CONTENTS
British art sensation Piers Dowell is a brilliant technician whose work is small, flawless, and jaw-dropping great. “Piers is one of those rare great talents that come along every couple of years, and you wonder ‘Where has this person been?!’’ And you may find it hard to believe that Dowell has had no formal art training and that he claims to struggle with color!
FONZY: A Stray Cat
By Samuel J. Perea
Fonzy is one kool kustom kulture kat, and we’re proud to grace our pages with his edgy style on metal, flesh, and canvas.
PUT A TIGER ON YOUR SHIRT
By Gary Worthington
The tiger in this how-to is taught at the Airbrush Getaway’s Airbrush Mastery class. As an added bonus, Mr. Worthington used his signature bleach technique to make painting on a black shirt much easier.
Charlotte Airbrush Getaway 2009
In spite of a bad economy, the 2009 Charlotte Getaway boosted spirits and, once again, raised the bar of airbrush art and skill. It also premiered the Power Portraits class, a smashing success.
DARLING NIKKI Part 2
By Armando Huerta
In this second and final part, pin-up master Armando Huerta airbrushes the last few details on Darling Nikki, including hair, shoes, bikini, and the flower in her hair.
TRIBUTE TO TRIBAL
By “Kiwi” Terry Stephens
The tribal thing is here to stay, so embrace it and make plenty of cash with it! “Kiwi” Terry shares his techniques and concepts for creating realistic tribal imagery of a circle and square, tribal blade, and aged steel blade.
BETWEEN THE LINES
By Jeff Styles
Here’s a great demo on stripes, sparkle, lettering, and more in our ongoing series on pinstriping.
PROJECTORS 2009: THE ANNUALBUYER’S GUIDE
If you wish to achieve perfect size and scale of an image in record time, opaque projectors are the way to go. Allow us to guide you through the models, features, and nuances of this very necessary equipment.
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