Are airbrush good for miniatures?
With airbrush you can prime your minis indoors all year round in whatever color you want. You can use an airbrush for everything you do on your minis and models; basecoating, varnishing, priming, stencils, highlighting and many more. Airbrushes are a bit expensive investment for your hobby.
Is it easier to paint miniatures with airbrush?
Using an airbrush allows you to spray these art media evenly and quickly over miniatures and models without a lot of hassle. For this reason, airbrushes are extra useful for painting a variety of models, from Warhammer to Battletech.
What do I need to get started with airbrushing?
Hobby Advice: Airbrush for Beginners – What You Need to Start
- Air Hose. Air hose is used to link the airbrush with compressor.
- Adapter / Multi Way Valve Assembly.
- Cleaning Brushes.
- Nozzle Cleaning Tool.
- Water Bowl & Nozzled Plastic Bottle.
- Airbrush Cleaner, Airbrush Thinner, Airbrush Flow Improver.
- Latex Gloves.
Do Citadel air paints need to be thinned?
Should You Thin Citadel Air Paint? Yes. The citadel air paints can be used by other airbrushers without any flow improver or thinner, and I cannot use thinner or flow improver for two minutes.
Do Citadel paints need to be thinned?
Subject: Thinning citadel base paints? You should always thin your paints. The consistency of milk is, in fact, the right amount of thinning. Citadel paints come really, really thick with a lot of pigment in them so are going to require a little more work than other brands to get to that level.
Do you need a mask for airbrushing?
Whenever paint is atomized, it is important to wear a mask, as toxic fumes could get into the air. While airbrushing with whatever paint you are using, you should be using a specific designed airbrush mask or respirator. The mask helps to prevent any fumes or excess paint from being breathed in.