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Discussion in 'General Airbrush Tutorials' started by paulcouk, Nov 3, 2017.


  1. paulcouk

    paulcouk Young Tutorling

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    Hi I'm trying to paint a leopard off the tutorials, it is black and white
    I'm using transparent paint using yupo paper and scratching it ( the nose is a gray color ) but what I am finding to get the paint thick enough to scratch the gray is turning to black
    I don't know if I have explained it enough
    Paul
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    OK, what you did not mention is what paint you are using. Different paints work differently on Yupo. All you need is barely a dusting of color in order for scratching to start showing up on the surface using Createx Illustration or Golden High Flow... Illustration colors may take a minute or two to set enough to manipulate, Golden has a much shorter working time before it gets more difficult to manipulate.
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    Are you using reducer to make it transparent or transparent base? Most of the times when you block in colours you don't need any reducer.
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    paulcouk Young Tutorling

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    Hi I was using airbrush academy paint But I will change to createx
    with the createx paint.. I am using a custom micron brush
    the paint do I use transplant or illustration ?
    do I use it with thinners or not ?
    Im not sure if transparent or illustration will go trough the brush
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    I use Illustration through my Micron's all the time. For laying down a base color, I generally don't thin much, maybe a bit of 4012 if need be. For more detailed work I use both trans base and 4012 to thin. You want to lay down just enough to tone the surface before starting to texture with a blade then build on top of it, and scratch again to keep bringing the brightest of highlights up.
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    Paul, why don't you message Mick, its his paint so he will be able to tell you exactly whats going on and what to do.

    Lee
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    How about comart? Any suggestions with that on yupo?
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    Hi Yes I will try it on yupo paper
    I am finding after the first coat when I go over it on an other coat it seems to be better
    Lee I had a word with Mick I will be seeing him a gain on 27 January 18 and if we have time we will go through it
    I had a week with him last month and I am finding a lot of the problems I was having seems to be sorted now
    I have completed the leopard "I am not sure where to put on the forum"
    I am grateful for all the help been be given
    Paul
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