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airbrush

an atomizer for spraying paint or varnish by means of compressed air

airbrush

[′er‚brəsh]
(graphic arts)
A pencil-shaped air gun that fine-sprays paint; used in retouching photographs and in shading drawings.

airbrush

airbrush
A small tool used for the fine-spray application of paint, dye, watercolor pigment, or ink by compressed air.
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Singer's approach also guarantees the heterogeneity of her painting: It has absorbed other, related art forms--including airbrush technique, used primarily in the auto industry and for body painting--in what art historian David Joselit has described as an externalization of the medium.
50]s on German cockroaches with the airbrush application from this study and the results from Szumlas' hand-held spray bottle study (2002) indicates that the airbrush technique presented here is an effective method for delivering a measurable dose of dishwashing liquid or cleaner as a toxicant to German cockroaches.
Products of a virtuoso airbrush technique, they are precisely calibrated to thwart their own voyeuristic promise, rewarding an intimate viewership with nothing more than a paltry smattering of paint flecks supported by a faint pencil-line scaffolding.
For example there's the very popular airbrush technique to paint different patterns and colours, as well as gel and acrylic fibreglass systems.
Close retained the extra-large, extra-loud format of Action Painting, but chose to make the quietest, least substantial marks within it; he used neutral tones of watery gray and, except for certain fine adjustments, his airbrush technique enabled him to avoid touching the canvas directly.
Each chapter includes a Q&A with the artist, allowing readers to understand the artist and the airbrush techniques they work with.