Hi, my name is Renate and I live just north of Edmonton, Alberta. I just got my first airbrush gun a couple weeks ago. A friend of mine does airbrushing and she does amazing work. I thought if I could be just a fraction as good as her then this could be a great and fun hobby. I have watched all of Mitch's tutorials countless times and lots of other videos as well. Ordered my gun (the same one my friend has) a master and bought some basic colours of the AutoAir paints. Apparently you pro's make it look much easier then what it really is. I practiced my dots and lines and shading.. and wow do I ever need to practice a lot more. But that is fine.. My issue so far is,... I am cleaning and unclogging and dealing with issues a lot more then what I am actually painting. The first day was great, then after that, I get paint splattering when I only have the air on.. (cleaned my gun).. then I get no paint coming out at all, then all of a sudden, SPLAT!.. adjusted my airpressure and cleaned it again.. then everything is either very thick and dark lines or very light and foggy, no matter the distancing. So again I took the whole gun apart, cleaned it and put it back together with a smaller needle .2 and tried again.. put the semi-transparent black in and I get bubbles in the cup.. I'm almost ready to quit. Anyway, that's a bit about me and sorry about the complaining in my intro but here I am typing just seconds after almost chucking my gun across the garage. Maybe in a couple years I can look back on this post and chuckle.