Can I Use

Decorating By mom32008 Updated 12 Jul 2010 , 11:27pm by mom32008

mom32008 Posted 12 Jul 2010 , 5:30pm
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can I use gel or paste food coloring in and airbrush or can you only use americolor paints?

6 replies
mamawrobin Posted 12 Jul 2010 , 5:45pm
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I don't have my own but I do use one at work. I'd say use only the ones that are made for the airbrush. But I could be wrong.

TexasSugar Posted 12 Jul 2010 , 6:48pm
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My opinion is to only use those made for the airbrush. They are already thinned down and the perfect consistancy.

If you mix color gels with alcohol you have a chance of some of the color remaining in clumps, and those will stop up the airbrush.

Lee15 Posted 12 Jul 2010 , 7:52pm
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Only use the airbrush specific colors. The gel colors, even thinned down, will block your nozzle.

kakeladi Posted 12 Jul 2010 , 8:11pm
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Unless you want to ruin your airbrush use ONLY the colors made for airbrushing!

dguerrant Posted 12 Jul 2010 , 10:20pm
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i always use gel colors and mix with clear vanilla to the right consistency, make sure it is well mixed to avoid lumps. i have airbrushed for years and only use the pre-mixed airbrush luster dust.

mom32008 Posted 12 Jul 2010 , 11:27pm
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Thanks guys I would hate to brake the airbrush the first time I use it!!!! But I'm waiting on canada post for my colors i ordered!!!

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