Adventures In Airbrushing

After many year of thinking about and wondering if the investment would be worth it, I have finally purchased a compressor to see what I can do with it.

I sprayed a few bit of paper and then decided to have a go at undercoating something I was not going to be worried about if it all went horribly wrong.

So to start with I picked on a fair sized lump of plastic with the intention of just undercoating it in Vallejo Air Gun Metal. I selected my Mantic Tunneller as it does not need to have a clean finish.

Once I got started, I realised that spraying Gun Metal onto a grey model means it is quite difficult to see where the paint is actually going…

I then did a few bits black, which it means it is much easier to see where the paint is going…

First results were okay, I will have to get more practice in.

I picked out the detail by hand and finished off with a bit of drybrushing.

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3 thoughts on “Adventures In Airbrushing”

    1. I dabbled with canned air and a siphon feed airbrush years ago, but found you need loads of paint in the pot, often wasting a lot, and cans of air did not last long.
      So I stopped using it and used undercoat cans.
      But so far, the cheap gravity airbrush and the compressor are doing ok.

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