The dagger stroke is without a doubt the most important stroke an airbrush artist can master, but the dagger stroke alone will not take your airbrush artwork to the next level. Learning to airbrush in textures will though, it is the key to unlocking your art's potential!
How important is texturing to a professional airbrush artist? It is absolutely everything! Watch any professional airbrush artist like Cory Saint Clair in action and you will see what I mean. You wont see Cory paint anything in solid colors, everything is built up in layered textures. This is the key to unlocking your airbrushing potential and to be honest without being able to create and build textures your work will never produce that jaw dropping work that you've been striving for.
Unlike basic airbrush strokes, airbrushing textures are much more complex and difficult to learn, but with direction and practice your going to advance in no time at all!
In this video you will learn the basics of textures and texture application. What you learn here is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to airbrushing textures. To really master textures you have to begin airbrushing in textures totally and completely. You have to get the idea of airbrushing in solid colors and shades out of your mind completely.
Continue learning about textures, learning the secrets of airbrushing hair, wrinkle and micro textures!
In a continuation to the first video this video is a little more advanced. It covers two very tricky textures that many airbrush artist for some reason never master. The textures demonstrated here can be applied to thousands of application beyond just hair and wrinkles.
It takes more than just replicating the textures that you learn in these videos, you have to apply them to your own work!
Take what you learned in these two videos and begin applying these textures to your own work. Expand on them and modify them to fit your needs. Try to recreate the textures that you see in every day life and create your own. Then practice, practice, practice and I will guarantee you will begin blowing your own mind with the work that you produce!