Airbrushed T-shirts are the cheapest art you can buy anywhere in the US. And the business has been booming since the 1950s, today especially on the beaches of Florida and in the supermarkets around the Disney theme parks. With the West Coast Airbrush, My Airbrush and Big Airbrush stores, Mark Rush and Pat Gaines have set new standards in the last few decades and raised the airbrush T-shirt business to a multi-million dollar franchise business.
Read the interview about Mark Rush’s „Ego Art“ in Airbrush Step by Step No. 60, and the step-by-step on one of his most successful T-shirt designs in Airbrush Step by Step No. 62. Also in issue #62, Pat Gaines talks about his career as a T-shirt artist, businessman, talent scout and instructor.