The first day I got my airbrush the first thing I did was read the instruction manual. As I've mentioned before, I get some of my best ideas on my throne so I took the manual with me and read it over thoroughly.
Luckily the manual was written in many languages, one of them being English and it came with a lot of diagrams and illustrations.
After I got an idea of how the process works and learned about the parts of the airbrush and learned how to set it up AND learned what to watch out for, I gave it a shot.
First was the paint. I have a lot of paint. I recieved a very large paint set almost 10 years ago from my ex-gf but never really used it the way I should have. She bought me this VF-1A 30th Anniversary Valkyrie to go with it.
She was with me in a Japanese souvenir shop back home and we were looking at the models and she really liked the SD-Gundam Zeta series set so I bought it for her. She kept the Hyaku Shiki and the Zeta but the gave the Mark 2 Titans to me because she knew how much I liked that suit and she thought it'd look cute next to my MG Mark 2 Titans. Sweet girl. Later on that year she got me the paint set.
Anyways... another gf after her gave me even more paint (because I left the first batch back in Canada and I met this gf in Japan and had no paint with me) which was very nice of her. I used that paint on the 1/100 Red Frame, of the OYW White Demon. After I went back to Canada I brought all the paint back with me along with a couple of models. I don't know why I did that. I just didn't want to leave them at home for some reason. I felt that I could finally do them justice now that I've increased my skill set.
I only brought back two out of purely sentimental reasons. The first was the 30th Anniversary Valkyrie that I mentioned before. The second was the first model I ever bought. The Sentinel (nickname for my no-grade S Gundam.)
It was in a semi-sad state of disrepair and I thought that I would finally be able to 'resurrect' it.
Sad to say that day has yet to come and I'm not sure when it will. So much to build... so little time!