|A lot of airbrushers thin their GW paints with Windex. This was a colossal failure the first time because I wasn't taking a moment to think. Now that I've found my thinking cap I'm ready to get to business.|
I've emailed plenty of people online who talk about thinning GW paints. So far no reply. I endeavour to come up with a way to thin GW paints for everyone using, or wanting to use, an airbrush.
|Then it occurred to me the other day. Instead of mixing it up in a cup and wasting a ton of paint. Why not buy little bottles where it will be easy to use. These are Boston Bottles according to the lady at Blicks.|
|Marked which was which. Little packing tape and the black maker won't wear away due to handling|
|Yeah I'm a sell out. Go Capitalism!|
|One of those basic art figures where you practice depth, highlighting and porpotions. This was my first attempt airbrushing a weeks ago.|
|Running PSI. Was told when using airbrush for small detail work use low PSI. Specifically 20 PSI. Still figuring that out.|
|At rest PSI|
|Time to start basing and see how this goes.|
|As you can see it already looks great. Actually looks like other airbrush paints.|
|Ok too much GW paint not enough Windex. Needs to be thinner. Can still see where the GW crud stuck to the pot.|
|Now at 2:1 Windex to GW paint. Added twenty drops of Army Painter Mat Black to Grey Knights Dark to make to keep it dark.|
|Look at that pot. Almost nice and shiny.|
|Latex-free Nitrile glove courtesy of Lane.|
|Psyflemen based Primer Colour UIniform Grey.|
|Based Grey Knights Dark.|
|All based Grey Knights dark and highlighted Grey Knights light.|
|Added 20 drops of Comart Black Transparent and 20 drops of Army Painter Mat Black to Grey Knights Dark.|
|Ok, using gloves isn't girlish and damn solid for clean-up.|
When purchasing paints and stuff for the airbrush also picked up a medium duty mask from home depot. Don't want to blow grey snot out of my nose for the next day. This was a great idea. After basing and highlighting three different times ended up having a grey mist around the murder table. Immediately turned on range fan and bathroom fan then opened window in the bedroom. When working with an airbrush please wear a mask and use in a well ventilated area.
If anyone has advice how to highlight with an airbrush please drop some education on me. Thanks.