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Discussion in 'Fish Taxidermy' started by cwebs, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. cwebs

    cwebs Member

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    Just saw this on another thread . Didn't want to take it off topic.
    So, could some one explain how to do this. Thanks, Carl
     
  2. 1fish2fish

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    See post by Pescado on 13 Jan 2011 at 9:21:30 AM subject "Re: need new detail airbrush: Iwata or Badger??" for example. He is demonstrating the PSR tip for Badger Renegade airbrushes, a nice feature. There are other techniques to accomplish stippling, but since I own a Renegade Velocity, I use the PSR now .
    Best,
    Scott
     

  3. cwebs

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    I could not find any info there on how to do it and set up the brush. How ever, it did bring up more questions. What is the PSR tip? How do you use the brush to make the stipple type spots. I have the Badger Renegade. Google was of no help eather. Carl
     
  4. Look up Pescado (Paul Borkowski Blue Ribbon Taxidermy Supply) to order the tip. He'll also explain how to use it. Basically you crank up the PSI to 50+ and away you go; I really like the tip. But you'll need a compressor that can keep up.
     
  5. slabbandit

    slabbandit Active Member

    Stippling with the PSR sounds like something I would be interested in. I had an Aztec one time with a splatter tip but that was primitive at best for fine detail. Is there a video or more info out there?
     
  6. Or without an airbrush (and more time consuming) you can use willow/vine charcoal sticks, sharpen the end to a point on sandpaper or even poster board (its that soft) and you can lightly add the effect by tapping the fish with the stick then diffusing softly with a brush. Water color pencils and soft charcoal pencils also work but I have had better results with the vine/willow sticks.
     
  7. NOAH@aarrkk

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    You can also use a double-action airbrush to accomplish stippling. It takes a little trial and error but pull the paint control all the way back and then gently/slowly push down on the air control and you'll wind up with a stipple. Like I said, trial and error to get a feel, though it never feels comfortable to me. As stated above, the few times I've use the stipple attachment to the velocity seemed much better. Just giving you an alternative in case you don't have a velocity airbrush.
     
  8. Monty Artrip

    Monty Artrip Active Member

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    Also more time consuming but very effective and precise is a rapidograph pen. It comes with several super fine tip sizes. You fill the reservoir with the paint of your choice (thinned) and tap away. Works great but be sure to thoroughly clean tip after use.
     
  9. cwebs

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    It appears his site is down. Haven't even found a picture of the tip.
     
  10. Pescado

    Pescado Biggest in 2011

    I'll see if I can get a picture

    It is a small cap that goes on in place of the two pronged spray regulator on the end of the airbrush.

    No way to duplicate the stippling done with this method. Sponges,pencils, charcoal,powders , ect..... tried everything. Nothing even remotely close to the results attained with the renegade with the psr.
     
  11. Pescado

    Pescado Biggest in 2011

    Attached to the brush
     

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  12. Pescado

    Pescado Biggest in 2011

    PSR not attached
     

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  13. Pescado

    Pescado Biggest in 2011

    This tip along with the pac valve and 75psi will give you ultra fine stippling. I thin paint by 50% with water. As you reduce the pressure the size of the stippling increases.
     
  14. Ihntdeer

    Ihntdeer Member

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    Paul, where could I get one of these tips?
     
  15. cwebs

    cwebs Member

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    Hay Paul, I want to get one of these tips. You got? You selling? Carl
     
  16. Pescado

    Pescado Biggest in 2011

    I will see what I have. I do have some ordered for Mi show. I can sell them if I have some left after the show.
    PB
     
  17. FeatherHorn

    FeatherHorn New Member

    Pinch the air supply off to the brush by bending the air hose in one hand. Let out some air and this will cause the paint to spatter out in little dots
     
  18. Ihntdeer

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    I contacted badger about the stipple tip and they directed me to:

    Should you have difficulty locating the item(s) you are looking for, we suggest you contact Wyn-Wyn, Inc., a preferred full line stockist of Badger/Thayer & Chandler products. Wyn-Wyn, Inc. specializes in difficult to locate Badger/Thayer & Chandler items. They ship globally, and are knowledgeable about all Badger Air-Brush Co. products.

    Wyn-Wyn Inc. can be reached by phone at 888-499-6996, by email at [email protected], or on the web at www.webairbrushes.com. They have been copied on this email reply, and will be happy to assist

    [email protected] writes:
    Good Afternoon:

    We do carry this part.

    It is part R-0124 and the cost is $10.40 each.

    Let me know if we can be of further assistance.
    Thanks.
    Cindy
    888-499-6996
     
  19. cwebs

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    I just got mine form Van Dikes. $10.35 plus S&H