Grex Model Aircraft Airbrushing Video Series

National award-winning plastic aircraft model builder and painter Bryant Dunbar, explains and shows his simple yet highly effective techniques to creating a realistic looking finish. Having traveled nationwide demonstrating for Grex, he's had the opportunity to address the most common questions and learn from fellow model builders first hand. In this video series he covers in detail the step-by-step painting process from choosing the appropriate paints to painting a multi-color camouflage scheme. Whether you're just starting to learn airbrushing or an experienced builder, we're sure you'll pick up some great tips. Thank you to Bryant for developing this video series.


1. Hobby Paints Tutorial

2. Paint Preparation

3. Pre-Shading Panel Lines

4. Single Color Camouflage Scheme

5. Post-Tinting Panels

6. Multi-Color Camouflage Scheme

2. Paint Preparation

The most common questions usually revolve around how to properly prepare paint for use in an airbrush. Paint thinning is the first and most essential step in successfully spraying paint through an airbrush. There are no magical ratios to follow since every brand and even every color can be different. But this video covers some basic tips on thinning that will help you learn how to adjust your paint accordingly.