How to Clean Your Airbrush & More – TUTORIAL

By |2017-03-02T13:00:37+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Airbrushing, Hobby Hacks, How To Tutorial|

Demo Brush

Don’t worry, Rob is here to help you out with few easy life-hacks for common issues new (and veteran) airbrush users experience.

So you just got yourself a brand new airbrush!  Maybe you’re finally going to copy that tutorial you just saw online, try out that sweet fade color scheme your buddy came up with, or possibly just save yourself some time priming a bunch of figures.

You get home with your new toy and realise, “I have no idea what I’m doing!” Don’t worry, Rob is here to help you out with few easy life-hacks for common issues new (and veteran) airbrush users experience.  He takes us through the setup process as he gets his brand new Iawata Ecplise ready for business!

“This multi-purpose, high-paint-flow, high-detail Eclipse Series airbrush covers a wide range of uses. Commonly used to spray premixed or heavier paints, it is well suited for uses demanding precise control of spray when applying moderate-to-large amounts of paint to a variety of surfaces and to various-sized areas. This Eclipse Series brush has established a new benchmark for excellence in an all-purpose airbrush.”

The Iawata Eclipse retails for around $150 on Amazon.

New Brush Kit

Starting with basic functions, and exploring maintenance and setup of your new tool.  Our boy Rob takes us through the steps as he sets up his new Iawata airbrush.

Handy Cleanser

Simple cleaning techniques, useful cleaning supplies, stumbling blocks encountered when using your airbrush are just a few of the topics found in this handy tutorial!

Teflon Tape

Check out the video for some great airbrushing life-hacks; like how to stop your hoses from leaking (hint: teflon tape) and tricks for quickly swapping out components.

Dangers of Sonic Cleaners

Have you ever had trouble getting your brush to work right?  Rob explains a few of the common pitfalls airbrush owners find themselves in, from bent needles to damaged coatings!

All this and more in the full video!

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