This is the first in howtoairbrush.com – Airbrush Beginner Tip Videos. This short video covers reasons why paint might bubble back into your color cup or fast blast bottle for that matter. I used a Badger 105 Patriot double action airbrush in this video as it’s what I had handy at the time. This should apply to all double action airbrushes as to cause and effect. Check your Badger retailer for more info on the 105 Patriot great airbrush you can’t go wrong purchasing. Hope you find this helpful. It’s just paint, relax and have fun. Don
Paasche VL Airbrush In this video we’ll cover taking the Passche VL double action airbrush apart and putting it back together. The VL is a great airbrush for airbrushing T Shirts or covering large areas on small objects quickly. “A PTFE packing enables the VL to handle any water or solvent based paint. The roller in front of the trigger allows the VL to be used as a single action airbrush for those desiring simpler control. Clean up is as simple as spraying your paint cleaner though the airbrush and wiping of the needle. The VL can Read more
Holding Your Airbrush Holding your airbrush seems like a pretty simple subject but we want to leave no base uncovered when introducing you to airbrushing so here is the most common way to hold your airbrush. Most important is to stay relaxed when holding your airbrush, a death grip is not needed. Many find it more comfortable to fold the airbrush hose over their fore arm, play around with this see what feels best for you.
Distance Determines Results Distance determines results looks at how the distance you are away from the surface you are spraying paint onto comes into play. If you have ever played with spray can’s of paint you know that the further you are from the surface the larger an area you cover with the paint and the paint pattern is very fuzzy or defused. Move closer with the spray can to the surface and you will notice the paint covers a smaller area and becomes more defined. The same holds true with an airbrush.