Airbrushing stencils

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louiser

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Good morning everyone,

I have been practicing airbrushing and I have to say, its really good fun. I seem to be having a problem with getting stencils looking defined. I don't seem to be holding the stencil close enough to the nail. Is there any trick to this? No matter what I do it always seems to look a bit blurey?

Thank you for reading everyone x x x
 

JackieMc

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One of the tricks to getting a more defined image when using stencils is to make sure you spray nice and dry and 'directly' above the stencil - don't move your airbrush around when spraying or there's more of a chance of the paint going underneath the stencil.

I use masks these days, much easier - if you want to know more about these and where to buy them just send me an email or PM.

Jackie
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Yep has to be said I find the masks easier to use, especially on myself!

Stencils are fine , but I find you have to get them flush to the nail to get the crisp edges, and like Jackie says, spray dry and directly above.:)
 

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i always airbrush with stencils and i have found in the past a good airbrush makes all the difference. I have an iwata one and if does the job for me. I have never used the masks can someone tell me where to get these from.
 

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masks work wonders also make sure that you apply enough preasure to your stencil when using your airbrush.
 

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