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Discussion in 'Beginners Airbrush Questions!' started by Mike115, Jul 10, 2019.


  1. Mike115

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    So, a huge thanks to everyone who's helped so far on the questions I've asked, I really appreciate it.

    While my initial specific goal for entry into the world of airbrushes was to paint RC bodies, my kids now have given be a huge list of stuff they want spraying (I've only just ordered my first item today lol)

    One thing they've asked for that's a neat idea is their names Airbrushing onto thier bedroom doors

    So my questions are this

    Can anyone point me toward letter Stencils that would give off the graffiti style effect

    Do I need any specific paint for brushing onto a gloss covered wooden door

    And finally - do I then need to spray a clear coat over the top?

    Many thanks (after this they want light switches, t shirts, shoes and artwork doing, what have I created lol)
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    This was to be expected. Show them this picture :cool:
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    That doesn't help
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    this guy does a lot of graffiti on t-shirts. Watch few of his videos to get a sense how this goes...
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    people cut them with hands and exacto, I do it with cutter for vinyl. Some guys are using burning tool for mylar. It depends.
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    it does. If you are under pressure you will grow. Trust me. Jackie did it to me... lol
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    now just pick




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    yeah but you are a marshmallow, you feel even the most minor pressure lol


    The beauty of 'graffiti style' lettering is that there is no wrong way to do it, that's what Graffiti is, a freestyle painting style.
    by all means you can use the fonts that Husky has linked to as a reference but don't stress about them being perfect.

    if you do use a masking of some type then remember to 'de-tac' it by sticking it to your shirt / jeans first so it doesn't stick to hard to your door :)
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    Jackie and me -.-
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    Just remember that diamonds are the result of pressure, I’m just trying to bring out your inner diamond
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    Damn you are good with words lol
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    Jackie is very good with words and not bad with an airbrush either. Mike, stencils are pretty easy to make so don't be put off. You can make them out of pretty much anything. Mylar, plastic are better but for just something your only going to use once or twice, the card used in a cornflake box or cereal box is great stuff to use. Easy to draw on and easy to cut, usually you already have some so no cost. As for your painted door I would lightly sand to take off any gloss, wipe with white spirit/turps or even some sort of alcohol, wipe all dust off and dry it. Then you should be able to paint with your airbrush paint, I would recommend wicked for that. Then you could clear with an acrylic varnish. I would do a test on a very small area first to make sure there would be no reactions. Pretty easy really just proper prep work which is essential to cover any possible issues.

    Lee
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    Thank you everyone hopefully next Friday I'll have something to show for my effort, I have everything I need now, apart from time to start :)
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    LOL Is it wrong that I laughed hard at the “Marshmellow” comment. It’s true, but Husky also rocks at finding and posting video specific to the question.


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