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What’s New


Here are the latest products and innovations, only from Iwata-Medea and Artool:


July 2014

Dave Fried is our Featured Artist this month. See more of his exhilarating work here.

Clean your airbrush like a pro with the new Iwata Airbrush Cleaning Kit.

Make sure your airbrush parts never roll away again with the Iwata Cleaning Mat.

Check out the new Artool Studio Wipes.

Unleash cleaning power in any direction with the 360 Nozzle Medea Airbrush Cleaner.

May 2014

Download Iwata’s latest articles specifically designed for Art Educators: Article 1 Article 2

Chris Cruz is our Featured Artist this month. Learn more about his inspiring work here.

Check out the new Pack O Skullz, Big Shield Set and Texture FX 2 templates from Artool.

February 2014

Learn from a master and check out Bob Soroka’s Artool® Freehand® Airbrush DVD.

Visit our Featured Gallery page and learn more about this month’s featured airbrush artist, Mitch Peacock of JustCuzCustoms.com.

July 2013

Own a piece of airbrush history with the new HP-C 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Airbrush.

June 2013

The new how-to article by Ron Fleenor shows you the step by step ins and outs of helmet airbrushing.

Check out Mark Meyers new Iwata HP-BCS air brush and Smart Jet plus Compressor Article.

May 2013

Paul Stryton explores the Iwata Kustom HP-TH Airbrush in his new article.

Craig Fraser shows off his new Steam Driven and Steam Punk Fx 2 airbrush stencils from Artool.

March 2013

The M Series airbrushes are perfect for airbrush cosmetics, body art, hobbies, models and general applications.

Check out the Iwata Neo Air Compressor. Perfect for all of your on-the-go airbrushing needs.

Learn the tricks and techniques of the trade in this new article featuring the Iwata Revolution “M” Series Airbrush.

February 2013

Erik Gosselin gets gritty with his new Queen Alien airbrush article.

January 2013

Get your creepy on with the new Com-Art Creature Paint Kit How-to Article.

April 2012

Check out Ryan “Ryno” Templeton’s new Artool Blasted FX Templates.

March 2012

We would like to introduce our Artist of the Month, J.D. of Pain In Designs.

Learn about Iwata’s Best in Class Rankings.

February 2012

Find out which airbrush is the best fit for your next project with our new Best In Class Rankings.

Check out this month’s Artist Gallery featuring Ryan Templeton of www.blast-of-air.com.

Learn the secrets of the trade from the legendary Robert Paschal in his latest airbrush workshop.

December 2011

Check out this month’s Artist Gallery featuring Bernhard Laschober of www.airvolution.at.

September 2011

New November 2011 airbrush workshops from The Blair School of Art.

August 2011

Check out Leslie Eatons’ new Com-Art Real Deal Scenery Paint Set.

July 2011

Everything is new! We’ve just relaunched the ArtoolProducts.com with a new look and much more content, including artist profile pages. Thanks to our friends at Zookeeper for the site redesign. Enjoy!

Check out Mike Lavallee’s new Biomech FX airbrush templates.

June 2011

Can you handle the heat? Check out Ryno’s “how-to” wood grain and flame effects article and find out.

Check out this month’s Artist Gallery featuring Mitch Peacock of www.juscuzcustoms.com.

May 2011

Discover the massive power behind the new Iwata Tubular Compressors.

New May and September 2011 workshops added.

Check out this month’s Artist Gallery featuring Simon Evans of www.paintbysimon.com.


April 2011

Ryan “Ryno” Templeton shows off his new flash tattoo stencil article.

March 2011

Janean Thompson shows how to dazzle up your Easter egg decorations in her new article.

Chris Cruz adds to Artool’s creative airbrush template collection with his new Carbon Fiber FX templates.

May 2011 workshops added.

Check out this month’s Artist Gallery featuring Daniel K. Tennant.

February 2011

Matt Quiroz teaches you how to create detailed panel lines in his latest article.

Dennis Mathewson shows how to create masterful wood grain effects with his new Wood Grain FX Templates.

New April 2011 workshops added this month.

Check out this month’s Artist Gallery featuring Jason Prouty of Garage31.com.

January 2011

Mike Lavallee reveals the secrets of Airbrushing in his white-hot True Fire Videos.

Our featured airbrush artist this month is Ray Bishop of Bishop Designs.

December 2010

Check out the latest featured airbrush artist Lynette Orzlowski in our featured gallery.

Sign up for the new 2011 workshops.

Brush up on your equipment modification skills with Cyrus Tan’s latest how-to article.

Get in the holiday spirit with the Iwata Airbrush Gift Set.

November 2010

Discover the jaw dropping art of Adam Tenenbaum.

Learn the tricks of the tanning trade with Lindsey Dickhout’s latest spray tanning articles.

October 2010

Check out legendary airbrush artist Michael Cacy in our featured gallery.

Get inspired with Adam Tenenbaum’s new article.

September 2010

Sign up for the new fall workshops.

Get ready to rumble with Steve Vandemon’s Tribalnometry article.

Check out Matt Andrews of Hypnotic Air in our latest featured gallery.

August 2010

Read Craig Fraser’s frightening new article.

July 2010

Deborah Mahan shows you how to create beauties of the sea in her latest article.

June 2010

Check out our latest featured gallery.

Craig Fraser’s latest article shows you how to create scary boneheads.

See the new workshops for summer 2010 and beyond.

May 2010

Check out our new featured gallery of the month.

New workshops for 2010. Check them out and make sure to register now as spots are going quickly.

Legendary airbrush artist Craig Fraser shows you how to set your canvas on fire with his latest article.

March 2010

Check out the innovative new Anest Iwata Supernova Spray Gun that delivers superior atomization control.

February 2010

Check out the airbrushing workshop schedule for 2010. Make sure to register now as spots are going quickly.

Take your childhood terrors and phobias, and turn them into fun and profit with Craig Fraser’s Spider Master Templates.

Check out our new featured gallery of the month.

Artalk’s newest article teaches you the ins and outs of taping and frisketing on canvas.

November 2009

Create natural and dramatic effects in your artwork with the new Artool® Splatter FX™ Freehand® Airbrush Templates by Gerald Mendez.

Dennis Mathewson introduces the new Artool® Bubble FX™ Freehand® Templates and the new Tiki Nano Series.

Our featured gallery this month is aviation airbrusher Dru Blair.

Check out the updated workshop schedule.

October 2009

Check out our new featured gallery of the month.

We’ve just released the new AH250 Airbrush Holder. Convenient and stable, it clamps to your table to hold your prized airbrushes so your workspace stays clean and organized.

Check out the airbrushing workshop schedule for the rest of 2009. Make sure to register now as spots are going quickly.

Didn’t make it? Donn Shanteau’s recap article on the recent Ultimate Air Affair 2009 tells you what you missed. And check out the photos of this outstanding, instructive event.

September 2009

Gulp! The new Big Mouth Airbrush Bottles are here.

August 2009

Check out the updated workshop schedule.

Our featured gallery this month is premier watercolor airbrush artist, author and instructor Kirk Lybecker, known for his brilliant, photo-realistic paintings.

July 2009

Whoosh! The Ninja Compressor is here.

We have a new uses section – Gouache.

June 2009

The Ninja compressor is coming very, very soon….

Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and MySpace.

May 2009

We’ve updated the workshop schedule – register now as spots are going quickly.

We have a new airbrush and airbrush forum page that links to the best sites on the Internet.

Check out our new featured gallery of the month.

The artist gallery has been updated. You can see the new additions here.

April 2009

Chris Rupp details how to transform an R/C car into a hot-rod machine.

The artist gallery has been updated. You can see the new additions here.

March 2009

Craig Fraser’s new article, “Paintin’ Da Bomb, Using the New Artool Steampunk-FX Stencils to Kustom Paint a Mike Lavallee F-Bomb,” courtesy of Airbrush Action magazine, is now up.

We’re proud to be the exclusive suppliers of Karajen projects. These really are the best organization tools in the industry for your shop or studio. Our pros are big fans of the Karajen Air-Port Work Station and Air-Port Hangar. You can check out their products here.

Craig Fraser has created the new SteamPunk FX Freehand Airbrush Templates. Everything old is new again.

The latest how-to article on the Restoration of Works on Canvas is now up.

A slew of new artist gallery additions are now up.

The airbrushing workshop schedule is starting to fill up for 2009. Make sure to register now as spots are going quickly.

February 2009

Our featured gallery of the month is up. See who it is…

Mike Lavallee has authored a new article just for Artool! Check out his fascinating piece, Artool BoneHeadz Freehand Airbrush Template: How-To Article, Volume One, complete with step-by-step pictures.

We’ve just added more content and information to our artist profile pages.

January 2009

Read the new how-to article on painting a Hot Rod.

BoneHeadz and HotHeadz. Fire and Death. Get them while they are hot…and bone-chilling cold.

Craig Fraser has an extensive series of new articles up that are informative for beginning or accomplished airbrush artists.

The new Metropolis Freehand templates have just arrived.

December 2008

We’ve updated the Freehand pages to include our entire collection of airbrush templates.

Our artist gallery has now expanded to include a second page and several new artist galleries have been submitted and uploaded.

November 2008

The airbrushing workshop schedule is starting to fill up for early 2009. Make sure to register now as spots are going quickly.

Everything is what’s new. We’ve relaunched Iwata-Medea.com, the web’s ultimate airbrush destination, and it’s bigger, better and faster. And Artool, creators of the world’s finest airbrush stencils, is fresh out of the oven with its own new website. Our friends at Zookeeper created, designed and developed our new sites.

There are new additions to our Artists Gallery. And we now have a Feature Gallery that will be updated every week.

Read the new Arttalk article on how to custom paint your vehicle.

October 2008

Our new Eclipse G-Series Airbrush-Guns pack big-time performance. The G3 and G5 Airbrush-Guns with unique “pistol-grips” are coming soon.

Learn the early history of airbrushing in the new How It All Began article.

The Artists Gallery has been updated.

Grab infinite control with our new External MAC Valve that screws onto other brushes to let you command your airflow.

September 2008

Read the new how-to article on automotive and motorcycle stenciling choices by Donn Shanteau.

August 2008

Get a better grip with the new K-200 Custom Grip Handle.

Learn how David Gunnarsson turns hockey goalie masks into works of art.

Mike Bromelow shows how to create your own custom skull stencil.

July 2008

Kustom FX 4 by Craig Fraser. A new six stencil virtual smorgasbord.

Master symmetrical framework with Tribal Masters 2 by Steve Vandemon.

Learn how to airbrush metallic surfaces in our latest article.

May 2008

True Fire 2 by Mike Lavalee, the white hot sequel to True Fire is here.

Fine detailing is easier then ever with the New HP + Series Pro Pak Airbrush Set.

Make sure your made up right with Bradley Look’s newest article Incompatibility of Makeup Product Lines.

April 2008

Check out all the new additions to the Artists Gallery.

March 2008

Triple Action Handle earns its wings. Thomas Adams shows how to create a soaring pinup.


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