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  1. Atrawick1

    Atrawick1 Young Tutorling

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    Hello, I'm new to airbrushing. Have done Auto painting. I bought a Iwata Neo to start off with. Looking for good tutorial on setup and paints.

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  2. Ricky Spanish

    Ricky Spanish Needle-chuck Ninja

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    Hello there and welcome aboard from Canada.
    AirbrushTutor on YouTube has a ton of great tutorials and exercises to go through.
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    markjthomson Very happy! Staff Member Mod

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    Welcome from New Zealand. What Ricky said and a decent paint designed for airbrush. What are you wanting to paint? Illustration work com-art, golden high flow, createx illustration, schminke are some good ones. Etac as well. House of Kolor (HOK) do good automotive stuff.
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  4. Atrawick1

    Atrawick1 Young Tutorling

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    Thanks for the replies! Will be painting on different things. Was thinking on water base. I have never used water based paint. How does the clear hold up with WB?

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    MeeshellMP Goddess Queen of carts Mod

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    Welcome aboard!!
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    Basstrack238 Needle-chuck Ninja

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    Welcome! Wicked and auto air never gave me problems under clear.
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    JackEb Dragon Hunter Staff Member Admin

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    Welcome from Australia, looks like you've already been given some helpful info :thumbsup:
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    MeeshellMP Goddess Queen of carts Mod

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    Oh yeah, you can use any 2k clear
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    Atrawick1 Young Tutorling

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    Good to know!

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    Squishy Queen Clown Slayer Mod

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    Welcome from the UK. I like to paint on different surfaces and the paint I use is Wicked, also E'tac private stock is a multi surface paint too. There's a bit of a learning curve to reduction of water based, you can get a lot of tip dry and some nozzle clogging until you get it dialled in. The Wicked which I prefer as it has a lot of pigment for intense colour ( but is also why it needs to get to know reduction well) has Detail paints - their version of transparents - which pop really well when cleared with 2k, and as the paint is lightfast keeps its colour. I have used it for auto, paper, board, wood, leather, shirts etc. You must use the brand reducer - does not reduce well with water. People prefer the E'tac for that reason, and hopefully someone can give you more info about it. Its many peoples fave choice, but I didn't click with it.
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    beanpoleuk Elite Member! Elite Member! Artist of the Month! Very Likeable!

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    Welcome from somerset in the UK.

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    Atrawick1 Young Tutorling

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    I will give wicked a look. Will be using some solvent paint too.

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    Welcome to the forum :)
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