Trouble Shooting Spray Guns

Trouble shooting spray guns tutorial covers the many different types of spray guns that are used for a variety of purposes, many times the problems that they have are similar in many ways. I have compiled this troubleshooter guide from spray gun manufacturers, my experience, qualified Spraygun repairmen, and many other … Continue reading

The Elusive Ghost Flames

The elusive ghost flames tutorial will show you how to paint old school ghost flames from flame lay out with fine line tape to painting the ghost flames. I today’s fast and the furious world of custom painting much of the what was hip in the 50’s 60’s and 70’s … Continue reading

Scuff And Prep Before Painting

Scuff and prep before painting tutorial we’ll cover prep required on painted, clear coated metal, fiberglass surfaces before you can add your art work. Written by Don Johnson, brought to you by Airbrush Technique Magazine This is in general geared toward those rending art on motorcycles, helmets, cars, trucks and … Continue reading

Seal Team Half Helmet Step by Step

Seal Team Half Helmet Step by Step is a helmet design for a Seal Team whose commander was retiring and this was to be his retirement gift. Nothing to fancy here all accomplished with two inch 3M masking tape and a bit of transfer paper. I used House of Kolor base … Continue reading

Motorcycle Gas Tank Trick

Motorcycle gas tank trick tutorial covers a little trick for masking off the gas filler hole on a motorcycle tank when painting the tank. Written by Don Johnson brought to you by Airbrush Technique Magazine. Kustom painting for a living how much better can life get? Being able to work our … Continue reading

Monster Truck Mural

Monster truck mural tutorial covers  how I airbrushed the murals on the monster truck Bad News Travels Fast for the owners and Mattel Toys. Although I the article was originally published on 2005 the information, techniques used are still very relevant to today’s airbrushing and custom painting. This project was … Continue reading

Monster Truck Mural Video

Airbrushing murals on the Monster Truck Bad News Travels Fast truck. I really didn’t set out to make a video of this as I was really pushed for time to get this done. I put some clips I shot during the painting process and this video is the result.   … Continue reading

Masking Helmet Trim

Masking helmet trim is always a pain to accomplish I’ve experimented with dozens of ways of dealing with helmet trim this is the way I’ve found works best. For high dollar helmet designs I more times than not remove the trim replacing it with new trim but for the average … Continue reading

Lion Helmet Airbrush Tutorial

Lion Helmet Airbrush Tutorial covers rendering a lion on the back of a motorcycle helmet using techniques borrowed from other forms of airbrushing, illustration mostly. It is also a good study on why you should never give up on a design and see it thru to completion. Written by Don … Continue reading

How To Airbrush Bike Mural

“How To Airbrush Bike Mural” tutorial Brad walks you thru in detail airbrushing a Fallen Solder mural onto a bike. Brad use’s Auto air and double action airbrushes to paint the mural and the techniques you will learn can be applied to many different surfaces not just bikes. Written by Brad De … Continue reading