A precision spray gun attached by a hose to an electric air compressor (or other means of air pressure), or the use of this device to spray paints, dyes or inks.

A great variety of spraying effects can be achieved using an airbrush, typically for very smooth applications or gradation of color.

The use of airbrush is strongly associated with commercial art, in which it is often used in illustrations, in photographic retouching, and other types of painting. (

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