With an airbrush, you may, exactly like a traditional paint gun, spray paint on any kind of surface, thanks to compressed air given by an engine or by 1.5 litre bottles. Using a system with bottles is a good idea if you don't want to spend too much money at the beginning. Unlike a paint gun, an airbrush is much smaller and usually there is a "two functions" trigger in order to adjust both the air and paint flow. Once you are able to use airbrush, you can draw lines not thicker than 1 millimetre and you may also cover more important surfaces and use colour gradations. Airbrush is often used for illustration, for comic strips, on material, car bodies, in interior or exterior design (walls). It is even used to decorate cakes with colouring agents.
"Airbrush with a fixed paint bottle" has its bottle on the upper part and in front of the trigger, which makes it less fragile and easier to handle. It can also be used indifferently by a left or a right-handed. However, having to refill the bottle several times when painting a large surface might be the main drawback of this system. A large paint bottle is not a good solution either, as it will prevent you from seeing correctly what you are doing.
with a removable paint bottle" has
its bottle on the right-hand side
as the Paasche (see picture above) or underneath for large bottles. The good
point is that can change the bottle according to the kind of job you are doing.
The other good point is that when you are using your airbrush to cover a ceiling,
the only thing you have to do to avoid having paint running on your forearms
is to rotate the bottle in the upright position. However, some paint bottles
may not be correctly fastened to the airbrush, I let you imagine the big mess
you can have…
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