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BADGER SPECTRA TEX USER GUIDE
Spectra-Tex Airbrush Colors™ are highly pigmented, professional grade and ready to use.
Spectra-Tex Colors can be used on a variety of surfaces including: fabric, wood, canvas, paper, clay etc with permanent results. An array of vibrant colors were specially formulated with the unique needs of the professional airbrush artist in mind. All Spectra-Tex Airbrush Colors™ are water-based, non-toxic and meet ASTM D-4236 standards.
Spectra-Tex Colors offers 72 unique colors in a number of finishes including Transparent, Opaque High Hiding, Neon Fluorescent, and Metallic. Colors are available in 2 oz. - 4 oz. - 16 oz. - 32 oz. and 1 gallon (128 oz.) sizes.
Spectra-Tex paint additives allow airbrushers the flexibility to customize their paints for their specific application and technique.
Badger Airbrush Co. offers several airbrushing tips, operating suggestions and
instructions on proper set-up and air pressure ratios on the badger-airbrush.co.uk website.
Always shake bottles well before using ensuring that all pigments are thoroughly mixed together especially when transferring to smaller bottles or color jars.
Fabric Surfaces: 100% cotton, 50/50 poly/cotton blends, denim, sweatshirts, most natural fibers
1.) It is recommended that the item is washed first to remove mill finishes and sizing.
2.) Apply paint in light even coats avoiding saturation. Generally, one coat will allow full color coverage. Dilute with Extender for a less intense color if needed. Water may be used to dilute paint (up to 10%).
3.) After spraying design allow the colors to dry thoroughly . This will vary
depending on room conditions and paint application.
4.) Heat set design by one of the following methods:
- Iron using a protective cloth between design and iron for 2 minutes at 300° or hottest iron setting. Keep iron moving.
- Shirt press, 15 seconds at 325°
- Turn T-shirt inside out and place in clothes dryer for 30 minutes at highest heat. Note: Best if design is dried overnight.
May require additional dryer time depending on paint amount.
Denim should be pre washed to remove sizing material.
Sketch out your design with white/ Multiple coats may be necessary. A hair dryer speeds up the process of painting multiple coats. For extra protection, spray a layer of Top Coat over dried artwork and heat set per T-shirt instructions.
1.) Prep leather by cleaning with acetone and a clean cloth to remove dirt, oil and waxes.
2.) Sketch the design with a light base coat of white. Apply color by using several light coats to build color. When the design is dry, rub with mink oil or a good quality leather treatment.
3.) Allow design to dry thoroughly. Use a hair dryer to speed drying and to cure the paint.
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1.) Scuff the tag lightly with 600 grit sandpaper or a fine scotch bright pad.
2.) For best results, apply a light coat of any opaque color, depending on the design you are painting. Apply paint in light even coats avoid heavy build-up of paint. Allow to dry thoroughly before top coating with a quality “high gloss” clear acrylic enamel.
Wood, Clay, Ceramics -
1) Apply in light even coats.
2.) Allow artwork to dry. Use a hair dryer to speed up process.
3) Once dry, colors are permanent. Apply a top coat for additional protection if desired.
SPECTRA TEX 55-OS 6 COLOUR OPAQUE SET
6 x 60ml/ 2oz
One 2oz bottle of: 147 Lemon Yellow, 148 Opaque Red, 179 Opaque True Blue, 180 Opaque Brown, 145 Intense White, 146 JetBlack.
SPECTRA TEX 55-PS 6 COLOR PRIMARY SET
6 x 60ml/2oz bottle's,
ONE 2OZ BOTTLE OF : 101 Brilliant Yellow, 106 Classic Red, 118 Brilliat Blue, 138 Light Brown, 145 Intense White, 146 Jet Black.
SPECTRA TEX 55-NS 6 COLOR NEON SET
6 x 60ml/2oz bottle's,
ONE 2OZ BOTTLE OF : 163 Neon Pink, 164 Neon Lemon, 165 Neon Green, 166 Neon Orange, 169 Neon Purple, 170 Wild Berry.
These airbrush paints along with many others are available from www.barwellbodyworks-shop.com
Part No : 51-019 Jar Adaptor
Fit part No 51-019 to a 2oz or 4oz bottle of Spectra Tex paint and they fit on to your bottom feed Badger airbrush as pictured above ( the Badger 155 Anthem and the Badger Renegade Rage ), to fit the jar adaptor to the 2oz bottle just trim the siphon tube to length.
These parts & paints along with many others are available from www.barwellbodyworks-shop.com
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