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

Time Lapse painting of a Hummingbird using the Bokeh technique

Welcome back to another fun little demo and time lapse video of how to paint a hummingbird, in mid flight.  I like to use several different illusions in this painting.  The background is a photography technique called Bokeh which is the use of out of focus backgrounds to emphasize the subject matter.  Another really fun technique, which is also a photographers technique and that is … Continue reading Time Lapse painting of a Hummingbird using the Bokeh technique

Airbrushing Logan on a car hood, step by step and piece by piece.

I am, on many levels a nerd.  I am an art nerd, a dedicated paint dork and a certified X-Men geek.  I love the X-Men, Logan and Hugh Jackman!  He is one of my favorite actors and Wolverine is my all time favorite Mutant and superhero.  Now if I can only combine these aspects of my inspirations, together on one car hood,  then I would … Continue reading Airbrushing Logan on a car hood, step by step and piece by piece.

Airbrushing a Car Hood with Queen Padme Amidala

Well here are some of my favorite thing in life; Airbrushing, Star Wars and Natalie Portman!  Today we will compile all three of these things in this super fun project.  So, grab your airbrush and paint along with me. Step 1:  So the very first step is acquiring a nice clean car hood to paint on.   Here I am wet scuffing the car hood with … Continue reading Airbrushing a Car Hood with Queen Padme Amidala

Painting Oceanscapes With Airbrush and Acrylics

Today we will be covering some seascape techniques using the airbrush and paintbrush.  Painting oceans are one of my favorite things to create because there is so much contrast from air to sea to water and sun.  So grab your airbrush and paint along with me. Artist’s tool box: Complete Professional 2 Airbrush Kit with G22, S68 Airbrushes, Master Compressor TC-20, Air Hose & 6 … Continue reading Painting Oceanscapes With Airbrush and Acrylics