Airbrushing A Bengal Tiger

One of my favorite things to Airbrush is Wildlife.  Especially when there is a chance to paint and separate foreground from background.  I love painting the contrast between blurry background and “in focus” foreground.  This technique really makes a painting pop!  Here’s how I did it Thank you for joining in and painting this Bengal tiger with me.  So amazing what a little planning, vision … Continue reading Airbrushing A Bengal Tiger

Airbrush Painting the Millennium Falcon

This is another fun project, painting the Falcon in celebration of the new Solo movie.  This one involves a lot of stenciling and masking but, it has some really cool results.  If done in steps and layers, it can really pop out and feel like you are going light speed.       For more info on airbrush control and freehanding tutorials, go to our … Continue reading Airbrush Painting the Millennium Falcon

Drawing the Black Panther. Colored Pencil art using the Chiaroscuro technique.

chi·a·ro·scu·ro kyärəˈsk(y)o͝orō/ noun the treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting. an effect of contrasted light and shadow created by light falling unevenly or from a particular direction on something. Drawing is a lot like painting, in fact, Michaelangelo says that one cannot be a painter if they have not mastered the pencil.   Step 6:  A final step of adding white pencil highlights … Continue reading Drawing the Black Panther. Colored Pencil art using the Chiaroscuro technique.

Custom Airbrushing Bob Ross Funko Pops

The airbrush is such a diverse tool in an artist’s art box. It can be used to paint fine art, illustrations, automotive art, cake decorating, body art, signs, fingernail art, makeup, murals and even crafts. Today we’ll be custom painting some Bob Ross Funko Pops toys with some custom colors.  I will take you on an easy step-by-step on how to paint your own toys.  … Continue reading Custom Airbrushing Bob Ross Funko Pops

Airbrushing a Stand up Paddle Board “Phoenix Rising”

Free-hand airbrushing anything is such a wonderful form of expression. When you don’t have to stop and stencil, mask or frisket anything, it gives you the power and freedom to just flow with your creativity.  Here is how I created this Phoenix rising out of the sunrise, on this Stand Up paddle board.   Step 1:  The entire deck was base coated a deep black … Continue reading Airbrushing a Stand up Paddle Board “Phoenix Rising”