For airbrushing needs there is a range of airbrushes to choose from. However, the purpose of getting one airbrush instead of the other helps in streamlining your choice. One purpose that gets many mentions is an airbrush for fine detailed airbrushing. The Iwata HP-C plus airbrush is a high precision brush for highly detailed work. The complete package gives you a solid air compressor and 20 of the most popular Createx paint colors. That’s just enough to get you through an art project that needs high precision airbrushing.
Effectiveness – 4.5/5
The Iwata HP-C plus airbrush with compressor kit was made with a goal in mind—a top-of-the-range airbrush dedicated to high precision airbrushing. This airbrush meets this goal and more. Equipped with a 0.3mm needle/nozzle and a 1/3 oz funnel-shaped gravity fluid cup, you won’t get extra clutter as the fine point spray is about 1/2 inch diameter. The air compressor comes with a tank that can produce 1/5 HP that provides as much air volume and pressure as you will ever need. At 6 inches long, the braided hose gives you enough length to keep up with your work. The air compressor is portable and so remains lightweight, this makes completing your project less burdensome.
Quality – 5/5
Despite its delicate engineering solution, high precision airbrushing still feels comfy on hand and enhances your experience. The lightweight air compressor functions in a quiet setting which keeps you focused on your art rather than on your tools. To complete this set is a complete 20 color paint set of high-quality Createx 2 oz bottles which gives you choice and saves you the hassle of having to purchase a mediocre paint set. The build quality of each of the kit components looks and feels premium, ensuring that your purchase will be a long-lasting one.
Ease of Use – 5/5
Iwata Medea airbrushing tools are known for their low maintenance cost; oil-less air compressors and easy to routinely clean tools. These features have made artists continually prefer Iwata tools. This HP-C kit takes it further as it also gives you the necessary cleaning materials. A 3-in-1 use airbrush cleaning pot along with an airbrush cleaning solution ensures that your airbrushing tool is always clean hence increasing durability. Getting to use this device does not have a steep learning curve as the control buttons are conspicuous and give a clue to their function. A manual serves as a reference and also contains cleaning recommendations.
Price – 4/5
The IWATA HP-C plus airbrush with compressor kit and Createx paint comes as a complete package for a great price. That’s reasonably priced as you get more than just the singular air compressor plus small complementary offerings that can be found in similar price ranges. The Createx paint set and the high precision ability of the airbrush are important considerations. All of this while getting a premium product from an acclaimed manufacturer makes this a worthy buy. This kit is highly recommended.
Overall Rating – 4.7/5
On a 5 star scale, the IWATA HP-C plus airbrush with compressor kit and Createx Paint gets a rating of 4.7. The airbrush handles many airbrushing needs including but not limited to high detailed airbrushing. Its portability, low maintenance cost, balanced kit offering and reasonable pricing makes this one complete package that should be owned by just about any artist, irrespective of your experience level.