Preshading with the Airbrush

Once you get the basics of airbrushing practiced, it’s time to move up a level and get some practice with airbrush control. The basics of this technique is to paint a base color first, then follow this with a lighter tone to created a shaded effect. The shading effect is completely optional, some folks like the look, others don’t, so doing so is just personal preference. There are some setting factors that are part of this technique: air pressure regulation thinning ratios airbrush distance The first part of this is your basic airbrushing technique. Spray a light mist coat followed by slightly heavier coats until the part is completely painted. For the base coat, I usually pick a color that is darker than the the second layer. I usually try to avoid really dark colors such as black and dark … Read More