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royalritu 10-26-2016 07:21 AM


Originally Posted by Cosmo (Post 13988734)
I think it's a great idea. I'd be happy to either attend or instruct.

I have 26 years of experience in the graphic design field, have run a sign shop, and have been a tutor at the local community college in the graphic design program. I'd be happy to share what I know about Illustrator, masks, plotters, etc.


Hey Hi,

Can you please share some of your work... I really wanna have a look. :nod:

jonski 11-10-2017 09:52 AM

When using black to paint fine shadow lines, what is everyone using? Paint, psi, thinning, etc? I am using Createx paints.

carbongoat 11-10-2017 07:50 PM

I use spaztix black candy aerosol sprayed into my airbrush for shadowing

S.Stew 11-12-2017 04:09 AM


Originally Posted by jonski (Post 15075036)
When using black to paint fine shadow lines, what is everyone using? Paint, psi, thinning, etc? I am using Createx paints.

AutoAir 4256 Transparent Smoke Black

Nickf32 08-15-2018 01:28 PM

Is it absolutely necessary to paint all the dark colors 1st? how do you get around doing some of the lighter colors 1st?

jrmarquez.702 08-16-2018 10:46 AM


Originally Posted by Nickf32 (Post 15280304)
Is it absolutely necessary to paint all the dark colors 1st? how do you get around doing some of the lighter colors 1st?

I normally paint all my pinstripes first, then work from darkest to lightest. If I have to paint a lighter color before a darker color, I just back the lighter color with two coats of silver and that should block the next color from showing.

Aligater 10-13-2018 09:33 AM

Would you need to have a separate work area for paint and wrenching, or can the same space be used without issues from the shock and diff oils?

Sharky8js 01-30-2019 10:08 PM

If I'm right this is where to ask questions...
Would window tint work (mirrored) as a permanent window mask for painting a body?
Id leave it on as I want the windows mirrored....

ddesoran9 06-05-2019 07:35 AM

Hey everyone, I'm still new at this. Can someone share their experience as the painters? :) If you want to start it, what should be the first steps?

mediumquick 11-28-2020 07:51 PM

What thinner should one use with duratrax polycarb airbrush paint. Sparying on lexan. Would another brand of thinner by okay, such as Pactra RC75?
I have to use an airbrush to get into tight areas. The rest of the body will be sprayed with Duratrax Fluorescent yellow spray can. Just need a thinner.





































































neoxblake 09-24-2021 01:31 AM

This is really a great idea! It sounds great! Unfortunately, I don't know how to draw at all.


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