Pen-shaped tool that sprays a fine mist of ink or paint to retouch photos and create continuous-tone illustrations.<br><br>A precision compressorsee thumbnail to rightspray gun attached by a hose to an see thumbnail to leftelectric 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.airbrushing objectThe 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.Computer "paint" and photography applications usually have the ability to simulate this painting method.