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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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Airbrushing has now gone so far that some pictures in magazines are more like avatars than portraits of actual people.
Despite the criticism of airbrushing, the fact is most people don't really want to see that either.
Airbrushing in the computer age is carried out using technology such as the Photoshop programme to tweak and polish images.
For that extra creative touch, add a glow around the tattoo, add highlights to areas of emphasis (see photo), glue in tiny jewels, glitter and add drop shadows, (the blue drop shadow seen here is done by placing the stencil overtop of the green frog and lightly airbrushing a blue in only the lower half of the stencil).
In his ruling on the flag design on Curtright's tie, Lipscomb said that he couldn't rule "as a matter of law" that the Elections Division had abused its discretion by airbrushing out the design.
We want to know how we can look good with stretch marks and cellulite and not rely on airbrushing our holiday pix
The company, one of the first clothes firms to end the airbrushing, features images of the lines on busts, bums and thighs.
The World Body painting Festival was a fantastic venue for Mistair to not only spread the word about the company's professional airbrush cosmetics, but also an opportunity to talk with other enthusiasts and Make-up Artists about airbrushing and the Mistair bespoke airbrush make-up courses.
They were also asked about the use of airbrushing of celebrities in glossy magazines - an issue which the organisation has campaigned on in the past, arguing that it promotes unrealistic and unnatural expectations about appearance.
Katie Ganlin, an 18-year-old student from Middlesbrough, said: "I think it's a good idea, but it's got to say what else has been changed not just airbrushing, like teeth whitening and hair dying.
A FEW weeks ago, the whole debate on airbrushing and its pattern of promoting a glitched up image of beauty took a rather rivetting turn.