How To Master Airbrush Painting Techniques by Joann BortlesHow To Master Airbrush Painting Techniques by Joann Bortles

How To Master Airbrush Painting Techniques

byJoann BortlesForeword byDru Blair

Paperback | January 15, 2007

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Airbrush painting is an art like any other, requiring talent and skill; but it is also a technology that, more than other art forms, calls for technical mastery of equipment used in the process. JoAnn Bortles, one of the top airbrush artists in the United States, has developed a teaching curriculum for mastering both the technology and techniques needed to be a successful airbrush artist-an approach that frees her students to develop their own airbrush art. How to Master Airbrush Painting Techniques presents this curriculum in a logical, step-by-step fashion. Along with guiding readers through a series of projects, Bortles also provides all the knowledge needed for developing projects. Not only does her book explain what to do in a clear, easy-to-follow way, it explains why.
JoAnn Bortlesis a nationally recognized and award-winning custom painter. Her work has been featured in dozens of magazines, and she has written six books on custom painting techniques for Motorbooks, including the bestsellingHow to Master Airbrush Painting Techniques. She has won Best Paint of the Year four times since 2004, and has b...
Title:How To Master Airbrush Painting TechniquesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 10.75 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 15, 2007Publisher:MotorbooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0760323992

ISBN - 13:9780760323991

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Basic Equipment

Chapter 2: The Basic Tools and Supplies

Chapter 3: Airbrush Theory and Preparation

Chapter 4: The Basic Movements: Learning to Use Your Airbrush

Chapter 5: Using Frisket Film and Other Tricks

Chapter 6: Metal and Surface Texture Effects

Chapter 7: Working With Stencil Layers

Chapter 8: Airbrushing a Wolf

Chapter 9: Creating a Vector Drawing and Using a Plotter

Chapter 10: Using Complex Stencils: Airbrushing on a Guitar

Chapter 11: Using Liquid Frisket or Spray Mask

Chapter 12: Airbrushing an Eagle

Chapter 13: Painting Skin Tone and the Human Face

Chapter 14: Troubleshooting and Care of Your Airbrush