How to remove a broken Fluid Nozzle from your Airbrush

Airbrushing is such a joy, that is, when everything in the airbrush is working properly. I believe education is key to anything we do and knowing IS half the battle. Here is a video on how to remove a broken Fluid Nozzle. We have all been there painting and suddenly the fluid nozzle snaps off, perhaps during cleaning or disassembly of your airbrush. It is … Continue reading How to remove a broken Fluid Nozzle from your Airbrush

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After the Pour. Airbrushing the Fire Goddess

Not all Great things have to end. You can keep creating art over and over again, even recycling canvases or panels. Here is a pour that I wasn’t very happy about and thought I could salvage some of the canvas by painting a portraait over it. For this kind of magic, I will need the airbrush, so grab your brush and paint along with me! … Continue reading After the Pour. Airbrushing the Fire Goddess

Airbrushing in Chiaroscuro style

This is a very interesting style of painting called Chiaroscuro. It is painting with light and using highlights to create shadows. Today’s subject is a study of a young girl’s profile. So grab your brushes and let’s get to it! So there you have it; some airbrushing white on black portraiture work. Building highlights to create shadows and the manipulation of light and dark, also … Continue reading Airbrushing in Chiaroscuro style

How to Airbrush Portraits-A short Glimpse

So, one of the most challenging things to tackle in Airbrushing would have to be painting portraits. One more challenging thing about portraits is painting the faces of women and children compared to the portraitures of, let’s say old men with wrinkles. The reason being, women and children have smooth skin and are less forgiving for mistakes or overpainting. Old men with wrinkles can accept … Continue reading How to Airbrush Portraits-A short Glimpse

How to paint realistic Pet Portraits from a Photo

Welcome back to the Painter’s Forum! Today we will be looking at the technique on how to paint a per portrait from a photo. Painting a pet portrait can be just as challenging as painting a human portrait because the owners of the pets know every little detail about their dog or cat. If the eyes are too wide or far apart from each other, … Continue reading How to paint realistic Pet Portraits from a Photo