The Art of Airbrushing
Techniques and step-by-step projects for the novice
By David Morton
(Walter Foster Publishing, Paperback, 9781600582141, 64pp.)
Publication Date: May 2011
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Known for its smooth gradations and seamless blends, the airbrush has become a fixture in the world of fine art. With this book, aspiring airbrush artists can learn the basics through simple demonstrations and easy-to-follow projects. Beginning with instructions on using equipment and mastering fundamental techniques, the book guides readers from initial sketches to polished works of art. Full of inspiring images and helpful tips from the pros, The Art of Airbrushing is an essential one-stop resource.
David R. Morton, 42, has been airbrushing for 20 years and teaching for 14. In addition to regularly teaching a high school program, David has airbrushed t-shirts in dance clubs, had his own art department in a popular retail chain, taught for General Motors Ivy Tech State College, and even been hired as a muralist. Over the years David has developed a passion for getting people to rethink the airbrush and feels that his efforts will lead to greater respect for the medium in the fine art community.