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Sam and his small team teach every week so call or email to talk directly to Sam , and book your course in 2016-2017. The world of custom paint and airbrushing is growing fast so get on board and get involved with one of the UK's original custom painters.

AP Customs are official retailers for all airbrushing equipment from DVD’s to airbrushes to paints to compressors. Sam uses and recommends IWATA products. Book on a course and receive further discounts upon completion of your course. Contact us for more details

We run one day Beginners and one day Intermediary courses for those of you who would like to have a go at Airbrushing or hone your existing skills as an artist. Want to learn some serious skills? We run courses up to 15 days for the budding artists amongst you

Our purpose built art studio is well lit, spacious and set in the beautiful countryside. We have ample car parking space and refreshments are provided. All you’ll need is a comfy pair of shoes, a packed lunch and an open mind. We’ll do the rest. You'll be amazed what you can achieve

1 Day Course £225. Vouchers available

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Course Overview

The one day Beginners Course covers all the basics from how an airbrush works through to hands on exercises. You’ll cover things like dagger strokes, spray patterns, distance control, positioning and general maintenance. Then you’ll move onto basic prep, how to create a fine line arrow, Ghouls, Traditional ghost flames, metal effects, stencil work, fine line application, blade control, masking and all on a piece you can take home with you. Clear coat and polish discussion. You’ll also be awarded an AP Customs Certificate to put on your wall.

As all of our courses are carried out on a 1 to 1 basis, the content is up to you. If you’re a complete beginner, we’ll be gentle with you. If you’re already part way there, we’ll up the pace a little. Our aim is to teach you what you need to achieve your goal.

Our courses start from £225 pp

Vouchers available, just drop us a line

Areas Covered

  • Prep Work.
  • Traditional Flame Styles & Application.
  • Fine Line Flames.
  • Drop Shadows.
  • Compositional Skills.
  • Realistic Or True Flame Styles &Application.
  • Fixed Stencil Work.
  • Basics On Helmet Painting.
  • Clear Coat and Polish Discussion.
  • Animal Portraits.
  • Skulls.
  • Cheap Tricks.
  • Helmet Painting.
  • Gold Leafing.
  • Portraits.
  • Kandies.
  • Trigger Control.
  • Basic Skills.
  • Helmet Breakdown.

2 Day Course. £345. Vouchers available

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Course Overview

The 2 day course is specifically designed to give the student that one2one focus.

If you know what genre of airbrush art you want to attack, this is a great starter course. You’ll have one to one tuition with Sam for the whole day, he can teach you whatever airbrush/artistic subject you would like to cover. Sam will run through the whole beginners course on day 1, then add traditional flames, fine line work, a 3D Union Jack or flag, drop shadows and a few airbrush graphics on day 2. If preferred you can focus on specific subjects like True Flame or portraits. You could focus on Animal portraits, Skulls, cheap tricks,helmet painting or gold leafing if that's what you want to learn.

Being Sam's sole student means you can work on whatever subject matter you are passionate about.

As all of our courses are carried out on a 1 to 1 basis, the content is up to you. If you’re a complete beginner, we’ll be gentle with you. If you’re already part way there, we’ll up the pace a little. Our aim is to teach you what you need to achieve your goal.

Our courses start from £225 pp

Vouchers available, just drop us a line

Areas Covered

  • Prep Work.
  • Traditional Flame Styles & Application.
  • Fine Line Flames.
  • Drop Shadows.
  • Compositional Skills.
  • Realistic Or True Flame Styles &Application.
  • Fixed Stencil Work.
  • Basics On Helmet Painting.
  • Clear Coat and Polish Discussion.
  • Animal Portraits.
  • Skulls.
  • Cheap Tricks.
  • Helmet Painting.
  • Gold Leafing.
  • Portraits.
  • Kandies.
  • Trigger Control.
  • Basic Skills.
  • Helmet Breakdown.

5 Day Course. £725 . Vouchers available

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Course Overview

Introduction to airbrushes and paints, maintenance, positioning and airbrush exercises as per beginners course content. Blade work, mask and fine line principles, dagger strokes and essentials. Day 2 covers 3D Union Jack and traditional flames. Day 3 is our graphics days covering Stencil work, special effects, chrome effect, mountain and marble effects, brushed steel effect, use of vinyl cut masks, application tape excercise and drop shadows. Days 4&5 cover realistic flames and kandy koncentrates or a skull/portrait study in monochrome.

As all of our courses are carried out on a 1 to 1 basis, the content is up to you. If you’re a complete beginner, we’ll be gentle with you. If you’re already part way there, we’ll up the pace a little. Our aim is to teach you what you need to achieve your goal.

Our courses start from £225 pp

Vouchers available, just drop us a line

Areas Covered

  • Prep Work.
  • Traditional Flame Styles & Application.
  • Fine Line Flames.
  • Drop Shadows.
  • Compositional Skills.
  • Realistic Or True Flame Styles &Application.
  • Fixed Stencil Work.
  • Basics On Helmet Painting.
  • Clear Coat And Polish Discussion.
  • Animal Portraits.
  • Skulls.
  • Cheap Tricks.
  • Helmet Painting.
  • Gold Leafing.
  • Portraits.
  • Kandies.
  • Trigger Control.
  • Basic Skills.
  • Helmet Breakdown.

10 Day Course. £1350. Vouchers available.

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Course Overview

All of the above then we add on gold leafing, Pinstriping and helmet painting as well as guidance on clear coating and polishing.

As all of our courses are carried out on a 1 to 1 basis, the content is up to you. If you’re a complete beginner, we’ll be gentle with you. If you’re already part way there, we’ll up the pace a little. Our aim is to teach you what you need to achieve your goal.

Our courses start from £225 pp

Vouchers available, just drop us a line

Areas Covered

  • Prep Work.
  • Traditional Flame Styles & Application.
  • Fine Line Flames.
  • Drop Shadows.
  • Compositional Skills.
  • Realistic Or True Flame Styles &Application.
  • Fixed Stencil Work.
  • Basics On Helmet Painting.
  • Clear Coat And Polish Discussion.
  • Animal Portraits.
  • Skulls.
  • Cheap Tricks.
  • Helmet Painting.
  • Gold Leafing.
  • Portraits.
  • Kandies.
  • Trigger Control.
  • Basic Skills.
  • Helmet Breakdown.

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