Airbrushing is rising in popularity with people from all distinct ages. Using an airbrush compressor is an ideal tool to use if you need to do any small detailed painting job.
The quality of work capable with a modern day airbrush compressor is very impressive indeed but when buying your next compressor make sure you know what to look for. Read on to get some great tips about choosing the best airbrush compressor equipment.
To do a great airbrushing job you will need a decent range of airbrushing equipment. Of course you will need your airbrush compressor and airbrush but also consider other necessities such as hoses and paints. Not all hoses are made the same, either. Some hoses are straight; others are braided, and so on. So, remember to consider all of these things when buying a hose.
The airbrush nozzle is an absolutely vital piece of equipment. The nozzle will determine to a large extent the overall quality of the job. Nozzles for airbrush compressors come in a lot of different sizes. These sizes can range from about half a millimetre to over a millimetre in size. There are nozzles that are generally used, and then there are nozzles that are used for special projects. For example, a high flow nozzle should be used when more flow is needed in order to complete a project when a general nozzle wouldn't be able to do the job.
Number 1 for many hobbyists are Badger Airbrushes. Some of their features include automatic air pressure shutoff switch, 1/8 hp, oil-less piston, fan cooling, on/off switch, carrying handle, rubber suction feet, automatic thermal protector switch plus a 2 year warranty.
Perfect for the beginner is the Paasche Airbrush model VL travel kit. This package make all airbrushing jobs a breeze by featuring single button control, 3 needle tips and a few other special attachments that makes creating special decorative features very simple indeed.
Iwata Airbrush is another great tool for airbrushing jobs whether you are a beginner or more experienced. No matter what the application, be it cake decorating or detailed hobby work, these airbrushes will do the best job around.
When you are learning how to airbrush, practice is the key. Spend some time learning all the functions of your equipment and you will be producing top quality work in no time. Most tools come with detailed instruction manuals so that you can be using them quickly and efficiently. There are also a massive range of books, DVDs and videos available that can take you from airbrushing beginner to airbrushing expert.