You have done such an amazing job with such detail on such tiny creations that I can hardly believe it! Masterfully done. Brilliant work. I love these more than I can tell you. Keep up the amazing work!
Man. I absolutely love all of these you've done. You do such a beautiful job painting these and I'm probably going to subscribe to watch you make more of these pieces. I'm sorry if you've already posted this somewhere else but what size/type brush or tool do you use to paint these? I'm trying to get into more miniature pieces (more recent stuff on my tumblr: www.dead-bunny-girl.tumblr.com ) and I just can't get the finer details down even with toothpicks and pins. I thought I would ask after seeing what a beautiful job you do of coloring these.
Aw, thanks so much I only use two brushes to paint (watercolor brushes) pretty much two of the smallest ones I could find. Lightly bigger one for the main colors and smaller one for details. Eye dots I make with a needle/pin, taking paint on the tip and carefully dotting them. Sometimes takes couple tries... I've been thinking of making a progress video of making one of these sometime because it would be easier to show.
*nod* it sounds pretty-much like the set-up over here and I've tried to replicate a little of it but it keeps kinda...not being as vibrant or defined. Or the colors being too muddled. Just...blah. Learning is hard, lol.
You use acrylics right? I first had problems with keeping the right mix of water and paint... the paint ends up really thin sometimes though it makes more accurate result. Usually I keep dipping the small brush in the water because once I start to paint it has already dried on the way, lol.
Yeah, I do. It's been really difficult because the acrylic just runs. I even have a vet friend that stashed away like 40 eye-droppers for me to use for painting so if I leave my paints I can just put a drop of water on it and it soaks into them. The problem I keep running into is it's not blending very well or if I try to do an opaque layer it never looks right and it just runs in streams into the cracks or everywhere I don't want it to go XD; I used to do water-colors but it just starts to get ridiculous after a point I do so much dabbing and reapplying.