What Is The Best Airbrush Colors?

Decorating By FH_Cakes Updated 18 Nov 2009 , 4:00pm by wrightway777

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FH_Cakes Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 5:01pm
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There are so many to choose from, which has the best to offer? I am looking into buying a variety set for my new Kopkake I am getting at x-mas!

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HowCoolGomo1 Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 5:43pm
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Americolor has 12 color kits you can buy with regular colors and the sheen colors.

The sheen box has all the colors they sell.

This has been perfect for me to start. I already know I need other colors from the regular line, so I'm trying to stock those.


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wrightway777 Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 3:04am
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ditto on Americolor...ahh you lucky ducky I dont have the sheen colors yet!

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JenniferMI Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 3:12am
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I like both, KopyKake and Americolor.

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andpotts Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 5:18am
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I want to buy both of these sets, can you tell me where you found the best price? Also for just starting out do you reccomend buying the small bottles or should you just go ahead and get the bigger ones? Thanks!

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HowCoolGomo1 Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 10:33am
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My sets came as part of the package, so I ended up with a fabulous deal.

TCP Global airbrush seems to have decent prices, but I don't know how they hit you on shipping.

I like the fact I have little bottles. I've been experimenting and there are a few colors I know I can live without. There are other colors I think I must have.

For instance, I coated my calla centers/pistols? with cornmeal and then painted lemon yellow. They are too orange. Since I'm in the process of redecorating I tried the color again on drywall after cleaning my brush, still too orange. So I'm going to get electric yellow and see if I can mess around to get the right color.

Big bottles, my suggestion would be white.

Wait until you can play with the little ones until you start investing money. It only takes a couple of drops to last forever. You can also extend and ombre the colors by adding vodka or everclear.

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wrightway777 Posted 18 Nov 2009 , 4:00pm
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Oops, I just looked at my colors I have Kroma Kolors too they are fine too.
I would suggest small bottles 2.3 oz if you are not going to use your airbrush a lot...they actually have a "best if used by" date on each bottle. I dont think they go bad but its good to know that in advance.
I bought mine directly from Bakers Nook (remove the spaces in the link).
http://www.s h o p bakersnook.com/
super nice people. They actually sent me some colors once that had already past their best if used by date and when I called them they just rushed me newer bottles out...no questions asked...no returning....super great service.

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