Beginner Airbrush Kits
Finding the right Beginner Airbrush Kits will start your airbrushing experience moving in the right direction. There are literally hundreds of Beginner Kits to choose from and knowing what you are looking for before you start will help a great deal to eliminate a lot of them.
When Selecting Airbrush Kit
1. What will you be airbrushing?
2. How many airbrushes do you plan on using?
3. Will you need paints or stencil?
These are just a few questions that you should be able to answer prior to making your purchase. We will go through all of these questions individually so by the time you are done with this article you will know exactly what beginner airbrushing kit is right for you.
What will you be airbrushing?
Picking the best beginner airbrush kits for you is all about the details. How detailed is your work going to be. If you are going to be doing a lot of detail – like a fine illustration for example you – will need to get a kit with an airbrush that has a smaller needle tip that will allows you to make detailed strokes. If on the other hand you are going to be using your airbrush for doing tattoos using stencils you will not need an airbrush that is capable of fine detail. Generally the finer that detail the more expensive the airbrush.
How many Airbrushes do you plan on using?
The number of airbrushes that you use and how much area you will be covering with the airbrush determines what type of airbrush compressor you should be using. If you are going to be painting large areas or using multiple airbrushes than you will need a compressor that can keep up. If you have a compressor that doesn’t have an extra air tank connected to the compressor then the compressor will be running constantly and that could limit the life of the compressor.
Will you be needing paints or stencils?
This is something that a lot of people looking for a beginner airbrushing kit forget about when making their purchase. They end up getting the kit, opening it up and then realizing they have no paint or stencils to use. There are a few beginner airbrushing kit that offer one or both. Some even offer beginner airbrushing videos .
For the new hobbyist, cake decorator or artist it is imperative that you start out airbrushing with one the best kits.
Beginner’s Video Series
Part II – This Video on some tips on setting up a work area for airbrushing and going over some paints used in the hobby for airbrushing.
Part III – This Video is about how the airbrush works, thinning paint for airbrushing and maintaining and cleaning the airbrush and doing color changes.
Part IV – This Video is about basic usage and some airbrushing techniques.