The most important part of taking up painting with an Airbrush is the cleaning and care for it. Taking time to properly clean your airbrush is what will be the defining attribute to a nice clean airbrush painting. The saying used to be “your painting will only be as good as your equipment,” when it is in fact, ” your art will only be as good as how CLEAN your equipment is.”
When removing parts, set aside in order, from right to left and refer to the Parts diagram when re-assembling your airbrush
Carefully replace the needle
Unscrew the handle and set aside
Screw on the needle chucking nut
Unscrew the needle chucking nut and set aside.
Screw on the handle assembly
Carefully remove the needle and wipe clean with cleaning solution and a paper towel. Look for any bending on the tip of the needle, then set aside.
Congratulations! You've cleaned your airbrush! Now, add some water in the color cup and do a test spray to make sure the brush is operating properly.