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April 25, 2012

 

Preemies 2012

2012 Preemie Tutorials by Cher Simnitt

Day 3

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3.1. Comparing feet after another wash of Dusty Purple Mottle color.

1. Comparing feet after another wash of Dusty Purple Mottle color.

3.2. Applying wash to other foot.

2. Applying wash to other foot.

3.3. Blending sole color on foot using tiny fan brush.

3. Blending sole color on foot using tiny fan brush.

3.4. Applying a layer of lip color. (This is a mauve.)

4. Applying a layer of lip color. (This is a mauve.)

3.5. Shading the ears.

5. Shading the ears.

3.6. Adding Warm Blush to the mottle color. We will use this color for the rest of our detailing.

6. Adding Warm Blush to the mottle color. We will use this color for the rest of our detailing.

3.7. This is the color we will use for our creases and detailing.

7. This is the color we will use for our creases and detailing.

3.8. Adding a little more thinner.

8. Adding a little more thinner.

3.9. This is the color once we have diluted it down.

9. This is the color once we have diluted it down.
It is kind of a rusty red color.

3.10. Inny-Outtie Sponge for the mottle layer.

10. Inny-Outtie Sponge for the mottle layer.
(Also from the above color.)

3.11. loading the large inny-outtie sponge.

11. loading the large inny-outtie sponge.

3.12. Warm mottle being applied to the head.

12. Warm mottle being applied to the head.

3.13. Detailing creases with the same color.

13. Detailing creases with the same color.

3.14. Shading and detailing the ears.

14. Shading and detailing the ears.

3.15. Pouncing to soften the mottle layer.

15. Pouncing to soften the mottle layer.

3.16. Shading the nose and the eyes.

16. Shading the nose and the eyes.

3.17. Creating the highlites and the lowlites.

17. Creating the highlites and the lowlites.

3.18. Adding another lip layer.

18. Adding another lip layer.
(Mauve color again.)

3.19. Blushing the toes.

19. Blushing the toes.

3.20. Blushing the knees.

20. Blushing the knees.

3.21. Blending in the blushed areas using our mop brush.

21. Blending in the blushed areas using our mop brush.

3.22. Blushing and blending the hands.

22. Blushing and blending the hands.

3.23. After Baking we are now adding another lip layer.

23. After Baking we are now adding another lip layer.
Each layer of thin transparent paint is adding just a hint of color.

3.24. Shading the eye creases and adding capilaries

24. Shading the eye creases and adding capilaries
using a tiny liner brush.

3.25. Rechecking everything for pooled paint.

25. Rechecking everything for pooled paint.

3.26. Add an additional layer of this color onthe soles of the feet.

26. Add an additional layer of this color onthe soles of the feet.

3.27. I use these scruffy brushes for a technique called

27. I use these scruffy brushes for a technique called "Dry Brushing" where I apply the paint very thin layer onto the pallet.

3.28. We are mixing Lip Nail and Warm Blush directly form the jars on to the pallet.....

28. We are mixing Lip Nail and Warm Blush
directly from the jars on to the pallet.....

3.29. Blending the colors and spreading out into a thin layer on the pallet or glass dish.

29. Blending the colors and spreading out
into a thin layer on the pallet or glass dish.

3.30. Our thin layer of blushing color with no thinner added.

30. Our thin layer of blushing color with no thinner added.

3.31. Pick up a small amount of color on the brush from the center of the pallet.  Then blot excess on a paper towel.

31. Pick up a small amount of color on the brush from the center of the pallet....... then blot excess on a paper towel.

3.32. By lightly scrubbing/rubbing this brush onto your vinyl, you can now blush up areas that need more color.

32. By lightly scrubbing/rubbing this brush onto your vinyl,
you can now blush up areas that need more color.

3.33. I use the larger scruffy brush to blush up knees and elbows and other large areas.

33. I use the larger scruffy brush
to blush up knees, elbows and other large areas.

3.34. Here are the Feet after I have blushed up the toes.

34. Here are the Feet after I have blushed up the toes.

3.35. Using the same dry brush technique, I am adding more color to the cheeks.

35. Using the same dry brush technique, I am adding more color to the cheeks.

3.36. Blushing and detailing areas of the ears.

36. Blushing and detailing areas of the ears.

3.37. Having finnished the dry brushing, I now add one more thin layer of my lip color.

37. Having finnished the dry brushing, I now add one more thin layer of my lip color.

3.38. We are now ready for a bake!

38. We are now ready for a bake!

3.39. We will now make an optional mottle color.  A 1/2 loaded brush of each: Lip Nail and Eyelid Purple into a 1/2 well of thinner.

39. We will now make an optional mottle color. A 1/2 loaded brush of each: Lip Nail and Eyelid Purple into a 1/2 well of thinner.

3.40. This is our optional mottle color.  If your baby looks good, you may skip this part.

40. This is our optional mottle color.
If your baby looks good, you may skip this part.

3.41. To dilute this down a bit more, I am filling the well to 3/4 full with thinner.

41. To dilute this down a bit more,
I am filling the well to 3/4 full with thinner.

3.42. Using a different Outtie sponge, we are applying our final Mottle layer.

42. Using a different Outtie sponge,
we are applying our final Mottle layer.

3.43. Applying mottle to all parts.

43. Applying mottle to all parts.

3.44. Remember not to overlap and to keep the

44. Remember not to overlap
and to keep the "color change" very thin and subtil.

3.45. We are now ready to add some skin texture. I am using Looks Alive Medium and Thinning Medium.

45. We are now ready to add some skin texture. I am using Looks Alive Medium and Thinning Medium.

3.46. Both of these mediums have a tendency to seperate, so stir them well before each use.

46. Both of these mediums have a tendency to seperate,
so stir them well before each use.

3.47. I have mixed together equal parts of each.  It needs to be stirred and softend to the consistency of Vaseline.

47. I have mixed together equal parts of each. It needs to be stirred and softend to the consistency of Vaseline.

3.48. I apply this mixture to a black craft sponge.  (You can get these at craft and paint stores.

 48. I apply this mixture to a black craft sponge.
(You can get these at craft and paint stores.)

3.49. Pounce the sponge until the medium is just tiny dots (similar to skin pores).

 49. Pounce the sponge until the medium is just tiny dots
(similar to skin pores).

3.50. After adding skin texture.

50. After adding skin texture.
Pallet paint is the color we used to tip the nails.
(
BB's Nail Tip with a tiny amount of yellow ocher added.)

3. 51. After baking, we have decided to add a final wash.  Start by filling a well with thinner.

 51. After baking, we have decided to add a final wash. Start by filling a well with thinner.

3.52. To the thinner we are adding 1/2 of a loaded brush of Raw Sienna.

 52. To the thinner we are adding
1/2 of a loaded brush of
Raw Sienna ......

3. 53. And a Loaded brush of Lip Nail.

 53. And a Loaded brush of Lip Nail.

3.54. Fill the well completely full of thinner to dilute this even more.

54. Fill the well completely full of thinner to dilute this even more.

3.55. The color of this wash is a deep red-orange and very thin.  Notice how slight the color change is.

55. The color of this wash is a deep red-orange and very thin. Notice how slight the color change is.
(Wash has been applied to the leg on the left.)
~
We are now
off to the oven one final time,
and our baby's Skin Tones are
done!

Add Eyebrows, Lashes, painted or rooted Hair and all of the
other related touches, to make your baby...

Come to Life!


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