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Discussion in 'Introductions, We'd like to say Hi' started by JDart, May 23, 2016.


  1. JDart

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    Hi all!

    My names JD, Im an artist from New Zealand that does mainly portrait and wildlife work in colour pencil and graphite. I am about 25 hours into my new airbrush addiction lol Started airbrushing as most of my work is A4/A3 size and I am wanting to open up larger scale work that would take faaar too long with colour pencil, so airbrushing it is.

    Started out using a Paasche V but quickly bought a Badger Krome which I love (though only have one other AB to compare with).

    Currently using Golden High Flow acrylics on canvas and paper

    Loving it all so far. Great to be part of this forum

    Cheers!
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    Another Kiwi : ) @markjthomson will be happy,

    welcome aboard from Australia
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    Hi from Texas! I was a pencil sketch artist & picked up an airbrush about 4 months ago. I am amazed at how rewarding it is. I can accomplish what would have taken me days in a couple hours. Post some pics!
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    Welcome from Canada :)
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  5. JDart

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    Thanks all

    Thats great to hear J000seph, though Im thinking it will take a long time before I have the same control as my pencils :) But learning is the fun part!
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    I bet that will be interesting to watch
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    Ooooh, another fellow kiwi - Hi @JDart I use a lot of golden high flow as well. What part of this skinny country are you in? oh and welcome from New Zealand!
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    Welcome to our little madhouse, remember you can still use the pencils along with the airbrush too
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    and the occasional hairy brush...
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  10. JDart

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    Thanks a lot. Currently living in Auckland, soon to be Mangawhai, how about yourself? Glad to hear you use Golden high flow, I may be doing something right :)

    Ah yes thanks, already started experimenting with this :)
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    Out west in Massey... about to move to Henderson... When do you move and what part of the city are you in...?
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    Welcome aboard my friend! We would love to see some of your drawings:thumbsup:
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    Thanks for the welcomes. Will post some art when I know where and how to post, and when I finish something decent :)

    Oh ok cool. Move in a few months, currently in One Tree Hill
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    Oh ok cool. Move in a few months, currently in One Tree Hill[/QUOTE]

    Cool, I'll get our move over and touch base soon.
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    Welcome from the UK. Sounds like you caught the AB bug already. We only have good eggs here, so don't be shy about showing what you've learnt so far, you may get some advice that could literally save weeks of experiments, or you could get a pat on the back to show you're on the right track which is always nice. With your pencil experience, when you've got the brush working sweetly and your stroke technique down, you should be well away.
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    Welcome JD!!
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    Welcome JD from another Canadian
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    Welcome from Washington State :)
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