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Ways to Use Airbrush & Spray Tanning

Aug 5, 2008
Airbrushes are considered to be the best choice for those who are looking forward to finishing their art projects, tanning, spraying or even putting on make up. They can be used for both commercial and domestic purposes. In fact you can use them at home provided you know how to use them.

Generally there are two types of airbrushes available. They can be the single actioned ones or with double actions. The ones with single action are quite easy to use and at the same time they are cheaper. So if you are a beginner, then they are the right pick for you.

The airbrushes with double action are little complicated to use but they are the ones, which can give you great command over the task you perform with the airbrush.

How to Use an Airbrush?

Now that you know that an airbrush can be used for various purposes, you need to learn the method of using it. First prepare a particular corner of the house where you will do the airbrush painting. Remember to spread a plastic sheet on the place so that the paint does not leave any unwanted stain on it.

This is a good idea to wear gloves while doing the airbrush painting. Then you need to get the equipment ready by turning the compressor on and also set the pressure at the required point. Adjusting the nozzle and the needle of the airbrush is very important.

Then mix paint according to the instruction written on the packet and also put some thinner in it. Before you start using the airbrush on the targeted stuff you need to test whether everything is working fine or not.

In order to do so you can try it on something immaterial and if the result is satisfactory then start of with the airbrush spraying.

Use of Airbrush for Various Purposes

Now-a-days you will find many people who like to tan their body with the airbrushes. In fact it is the easiest way to do so and does not bear the threat of skin cancer. This takes very less time, approximately 10 to 15 minutes.

But the tan lasts for more than 5 days or so. This is the reason why some of the best spas and salons are also offering the services of airbrush tanning. In this process a particular type of harmless paint is applied on the body with an airbrush so that you get the perfect golden tanned look.

Another popular usage of airbrush is making tattoos. Along with a tattoo stencil you need to use an airbrush to apply the ink on the tattoo. In fact tattoos can be made quite quickly using the airbrushes and at the same time they are really helpful in maintaining the minute details of a tattoo correctly.

The airbrush makes are the ready-to-spray ones, which are very handy and can be used with a little fluid. They are becoming popular among the Hollywood stars as well.
About the Author
April Kerr owns website Airbrush Haven which has details of where to buy discounted airbrush supplies including bargain airbrush paint and cheapest airbrush stencil templates .
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