July-August 2014 was my first GenCon (for me that's quite literally across the globe). Luckily, I was able to participate in a demo with Angel Giraldez
, Corvus Belli lead painter. That demo, and a brief talk with Angel, gave me enough motivation to try painting miniatures with an airbrush.
When I got back home after GenCon, I immediately unpacked my copy of "Operation Icestorm", took my airbrush, and started experimenting.
It felt magical and exhilarating. I couldn't get anywhere even close with a brush: