Airbrush Ergonomics

Credit for this tip goes to Don’s Airbrush Tips , specifically the section on airbrush ergonomics. This first tips deals with an issue I notice in using the airbrush for long periods of time. Since the airbrush made of a shiny metal, I tend to grip it tighter then I should. After a while this tends to cause my hand to cramp up. Using this finger wrap (via my wife).

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Painting updates – figures

Several figures. For all of these, I primed using Vallejo surface primer applied with an airbrush.  I then used various Army Painter colours brushed on.  These mini’s were the first time I’ve used the Army Painter line and I am very impressed with them.  The dropper bottles are the best way to paint as you can put just what you need on your palette. Recommended.

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Painting updates – ships and tanks.

A post to document some mini’s that have been completed over the last little bit. 2 Imperial Cruisers from Battlefleet Gothic. The detail on these mini’s is remarkable.  I still have quite a few Chaos Cruisers that still have to be assembled and painted.   Micro-Armor Leopard Tanks, I’ve had 4 of these for quite a long time.  Metal washer base.  Good airbrush practice.  The paint scheme is fictional as I would probably use these mini’s for gaming. Also weathering powders work very well even at this scale.      

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