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RainbowAvenue
02-16-2005, 13:10
i came up with a method i like for painting eyes and thought i would share.

i start with a raw head.

RainbowAvenue
02-16-2005, 13:13
i use water base hobby acrylic [testors] to paint the iris, using a fine brush. i let the original outlilne of the iris remain, it's easier than trying to paint my own circle. Use a medium dark color; i used blue.

RainbowAvenue
02-16-2005, 13:16
Next i used light grey to paint +'s on the iris. Then i painted x 's on top of that, so there is a *pattern. You don't have to be perfect here; Lord knows i'm not!
:lol

RainbowAvenue
02-16-2005, 13:18
Then i use india ink to put a spot in the center for the pupil. I suppose black paint would also work.

RainbowAvenue
02-16-2005, 13:19
Finally i coat the entire eye with clear nail polish.

I hope you find this tutorial useful!

MarineForceRecon
08-15-2005, 16:55
Very Very nice! Thanks for the info!

pathfinder
08-26-2005, 23:28
That was a nice tutorial! Thanks for sharing.

Just Clay
12-03-2005, 13:35
Beautiful work and an excellent tutorial. Thanks for the education!!