As you can
see air brushing -dry brushing-free hand-a wash can really bring something
to life. I will tell you some of the tips that I learned over the
using the air brush for a few years now and if I've learned anything, I learned that it takes time to learn and a lot
of paint ! I've got other air brushes but I mostly use the Iwata because it 's easy to
clean and change color's and for what I use it for it's fine.
(mixing the paint)
a water base paint like (basic or testers paints) Water base paints work
well and are easy to cleanup. When mixing, add water to the paint. It should
look like milk. Make enough base so that you can put some aside for later.
What you will do is add some base in a mixing cup and add your light
and dark shades. Say your base is black, you would spray your base on your
prop let it dry, then mix a little base and a little white just enough
to change the shade of the color.
Here is what
it should look like; (base) (base & color)(base &lightercolor)
if you do this you will end up with white.
one is easy to do, just take a stiff brush and dip the tip into
the paint. Wipe most of the paint off , and brush with light strokes. Work
from dark to light.
Mix some paint in a glass jar and add water to make it
thin and runny. You should be able to brush it over letters on a news paper
and still see the words. Work from light to dark .