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    You could say this is an amateurish eye painting tutorial:)

    Hi folks,

    To be honest, i have been receiving quite a handful of pms with regards asking me to repaint eyes for their HSs and for money.. to this i feel very flattered. However, i'm not an expert at this as there are others who are really far better than i am.

    I'm too afraid that i might ruin the HSs in the process. So to this i would rather show how i do the re-paint in this thread.

    Here goes.....

    Original HS








    Laying the whites



    Use a pencil to outline the irises







    Checking alignment


    No prizes for guessing my next bash

    Filling the irises with black.















    Fill it with your fav colour.( don't ask me how many parts of water to acrylic. I just experiment and paint)



















    Attempt at shading...not too good.







    Adding the pupil...again not perfectly round








    Adding the white spot.











    Shading. Nothing related to the repainting of eyes but i do it to give the HS texture.















    Done.




    Now for a field test.




    Comments and critiques welcome. I need very much to improve. By the way anything to improve on steady hands?
    September 08, August 09

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    A wonderful tute, Kenny. The outcome is outstanding really.
    Ruin the HS? Psh, don't sell yourself short. Your work is fantastic

    I like the texture shading step you added as well. Did you leave the paint to semi dry before wiping it away? It adds a lot to the HS for me. I'll have to start doing it to mine now.

    Hmm.. steady hands? You can try holding the HS against the table in one hand [or pushed into some clay] and rest your hand on the table as close to the hs as possible. It should give you some added measure of control. Your results are great though, you hardly notice any futzy edges at all.
    Always do your best in everything you do, and live on, happy. - Aya

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    Hey that is a pro!!
    Thanks again!
    that is awesome!!!
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    Kenneth, you did a very good job enhancing the HS. Appreciate your effort to contribute to the community. I'm interested in your technique of the face shading. Can you elaborate some more?

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    You are no amateur my friend I think we will all benefit from your tutorial ( I really want to try the pencil technique for the iris outline )
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    Nice tutorial, thanks, might give it a try

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    Hey man def interested in your face shading technique! Please elaborate

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    Quote Originally Posted by Punisher2-2 View Post
    Hey man def interested in your face shading technique! Please elaborate
    I second that what exactly did you do there like Saiko said as well that step brings a lot to the sculpt. Thanks Kenneth.

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    Nice Tutorial, hope to see more from you!

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    Nice work!

    Most people who do something well don't think what they do is all that difficult. Don't sell yourself short!

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    Great tutorial!

    Thanks for sharing!

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    very nice!!

    thank you for the instruction!

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    Quote Originally Posted by saiko View Post
    A wonderful tute, Kenny. The outcome is outstanding really.
    Ruin the HS? Psh, don't sell yourself short. Your work is fantastic

    I like the texture shading step you added as well. Did you leave the paint to semi dry before wiping it away? It adds a lot to the HS for me. I'll have to start doing it to mine now.

    Hmm.. steady hands? You can try holding the HS against the table in one hand [or pushed into some clay] and rest your hand on the table as close to the hs as possible. It should give you some added measure of control. Your results are great though, you hardly notice any futzy edges at all.
    Thanks Saiko,

    Will try out your 'steady hands' tip.
    September 08, August 09

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    Quote Originally Posted by mgbb View Post
    Kenneth, you did a very good job enhancing the HS. Appreciate your effort to contribute to the community. I'm interested in your technique of the face shading. Can you elaborate some more?
    Hi Ray, thanks for the reply.

    This reply also goes to Punisher2-2

    Well as for the shading, I choose Sculpts with more lines on the face. The later DML Sculputs were good but too fair in skin colour (purely my opinion). Anyway i use chalk for shading.

    Grind down to powder mix with water and apply. When it is semi dry wipe down. It will leave a faint colour on the HS. If you want it to be more obvious then do the same step a few more times. Last seal with matt finish. It's that simple
    September 08, August 09

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Eaton Flipflop View Post
    You are no amateur my friend I think we will all benefit from your tutorial ( I really want to try the pencil technique for the iris outline )
    Thank you master.
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    Once again thank you for all the replies.
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    Nice work,

    I'm switching to paint more now too. I used to use art pens but I kept having disasters when the ink ran when glossing the eyes. Paint works much better now I've got a thin enough brush. I use a 10/0, what did you use?

    CHEERS!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KMok15 View Post
    Hi Ray, thanks for the reply.

    This reply also goes to Punisher2-2

    Well as for the shading, I choose Sculpts with more lines on the face. The later DML Sculputs were good but too fair in skin colour (purely my opinion). Anyway i use chalk for shading.

    Grind down to powder mix with water and apply. When it is semi dry wipe down. It will leave a faint colour on the HS. If you want it to be more obvious then do the same step a few more times. Last seal with matt finish. It's that simple
    That is one of the COOLEST custom tips I have ever seen!!

    Simple but VERY EFFECTIVE! ~just my kinda style. Your my new hero!

    Thanks a ton for BOTH the tut and the tips. AWESOME!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rogerbee View Post
    Nice work,

    I'm switching to paint more now too. I used to use art pens but I kept having disasters when the ink ran when glossing the eyes. Paint works much better now I've got a thin enough brush. I use a 10/0, what did you use?

    CHEERS!
    Hi Roger,
    Thanks for the reply

    10/0 is one of the brush i use. I use a 000 too.
    September 08, August 09

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archangel 6 View Post
    That is one of the COOLEST custom tips I have ever seen!!

    Simple but VERY EFFECTIVE! ~just my kinda style. Your my new hero!

    Thanks a ton for BOTH the tut and the tips. AWESOME!!

    You make me blush... Thanks a zillion.
    September 08, August 09

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