Popular Mechanics, huhtikuu 1950
Inexpensive and easy to handle, packaged clothing dyes provide excellent colors for airbrush work. The dye solution should be mixed about ten times as strong as that used for dyeing fabric. However, the solution can be thinned as desired and the tint, of course, controlled with the airbrush. As these colors are transparent, various hues can be obtained by using only the primary colors, white or light-colored backgrounds giving the best results.