Introduction: Airbrush Basics - These Are the Basics for Learning to Airbrush

Changing colors - Disassembly - Cleaning - Assembly

Everyone needs to know the basics so you can take care of your new piece of gear.


Scottspence442 made it!(author)2015-01-15

Just in case anybody here hasnt figured it out yet caligraphy ink is great as a practice paint - cleans up easy from airbrush, no thinning required, and very very cheap.

works with around 30 - 40 PSI

meh301 made it!(author)2009-04-09

If only I saw this video before I cloged my airbrush...

acornstu made it!(author)2008-08-27

ROFLMAO!! it's like you know exactly wtf i want to learn and put the video right on my screen... i've looked at most of your videos 2 or 3 times and thought to myself... alright... time to get an airbrush. then i realised sh!t... i dunno how to take care of it if i do get one. and after 2 hours on the web i click a link and it brings me full circle right back here... gg. thanks again :)

kyredhead7 made it!(author)2008-08-13

Any chance you could do a 4 leaf clover intstuctional for me. I have the basics and want to put a shamrock on each side of my bike's gas tank. That's a mock up of what I'm trying to accomplish. Thanks

pmac93 made it!(author)2008-04-05

How much does a decent starter airbrush cost?

AirbrushTricks made it!(author)2008-04-05

Not nearly as much as you would think. Around 40$.

Airbrush-Depot has the best value airbrushes. They are called the master series.

Check them out.


slimguy379 made it!(author)2008-07-05

what airbrush are you runn'n?, personally I running a vega 2000 by badger, also I have a crescendo for shirts (not metal) and 2 harbor freight backups.

benthekahn made it!(author)2008-07-01

I got a good airbrush for $12 and a compressor for $50 at harbor freight.

razrbladz made it!(author)2008-04-22

First off I have to say I just recently saw your videos and for someone like me who is just starting they are awesome! Like I said I'm just starting and got what I think was a great deal on a BADGER 360 ($75.)but I'm wondering if it will be good for me to learn with and if I'll be able to eventually accomplish those awesome Real Blue Flames in your video with it? Thanks for all your help!

turner22 made it!(author)2008-03-24

i am new to airbrushing. my tool leaks just a tiny bit out of the body. is there anything i can do to fix it? your vids are great. i mostly use the tool for painting stencils. Also, any vital tips i need to know about?

a8875624 made it!(author)2008-03-02

hey, great tut, all ur videos are super! i was just wandering, i normally use an aerosol to paint, but i haven't done any complicated pattern before, so all i've ever needed was masking tape. but when i want to do curves, it can be a bit of a problem. do you recommend buying an airbrush?? p.s. i spray custom case mods, usually on certain microsoft consoles.. thanks, a8875624

hobbyhappy4569 made it!(author)2008-01-23


airhayden made it!(author)2008-01-07

I was wondering what brand of airbrush that is.

airhayden made it!(author)2008-01-18


AirbrushTricks made it!(author)2008-01-17

It's an Iwata Eclipse HP-CS

GorillazMiko made it!(author)2008-01-07

Nice job, I realized you changed the videos to Revver. Or is it Rewer? I don't know, but still, great videos, and the quality is much better!

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