You must be very excited to try airbrushing on your own. Ever since the radical approach of using airbrush as a medium for applying makeup, various individuals have started to indulge in this venture. While using an airbrush may be simple, there are still various questions that mull around.
To aid you on enjoying the airbrush makeup path, here are some of the frequently asked questions about airbrushing:
What’s an airbrush?
An airbrush is an equipment which makes use of air to paint various objects be it applying tan to your skin or coloring model kits. Much like a pen, the airbrush is held in the same manner. Due to the method of painting, strokes, it derives the ‘brush’ from that approach.
Is there any specific airbrush that I should buy?
It’s best to make use of an airbrush that complements what you want. If you’re thinking of applying makeup, you don’t really need to make use of a big kit. It’s best to start out with single-action or dual –action airbrushes since they provide the best control and are capable of the finest sprays.
What kind of nozzle/s should I get?
If you’d like to start out small, the 0,2mm is the best starter for you. It has a much finer approach which is why it is great for beginners. If you’re looking for a much bigger coverage, you can also try out the 0,3mm, 0,4 and 0,5.
Is there any particular paint that I should use with an airbrush?
There’s no specific paint that the airbrush can’t work with. If you’ve been hoping to try out watercolor with the airbrush, it’s truly possible. However, it’s best to make use of airbrush ready paint to avoid the paint from clogging up your airbrush. If you’re curious to try out various paints, it’s important to thin them out before putting them into the color pan.
How often should I clean my airbrush?
It’s ideal to clean your airbrush after every application to avoid the chances of dried paint. If you’re keen on trying to dismantle and clean the airbrush piece by piece, this is a time consuming task therefore its ideal to do this once a week or once a month.