This is one of the best books you can own on airbrushing. It written in easy to understand language with illustrated examples and demonstrations on airbrush operation, techniques and theories. Radu Vero created the airbrush "shield" that has been reproduced in various forms today by various airbrush companies. You can make his version yourself. His recipes for making flesh tones are excellent. You will return to this book again and again on your journey through airbrushing.