Learn to Paint Whimsical Doll Faces

Instructor Bio: 
82 minutes

Watch and learn from art doll creator extraordinaire, Marlaine Verhelst, how she paints her award-winning whimsical doll faces.

Watch close-up as Ms. Verhelst explains step-by-step the techniques she uses to give a whimsical life-like expression to her dolls, as well as lots of ideas and suggestions for painting unique hands and feet with that special touch.

No experience is needed, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a master the techniques and skills to start adding whimsy and charm to your doll creations. 

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Covered In This Class: 
  • the right tools to use
  • color mixing
  • application
  • tips for creating a whimsical face
  • sanding and varnishing
  • plus methods of painting unique hands and feet
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Air dried clay (Darwi, Creative Paperclay,)
  • air dry clay parts to be painted

  • water color paint colors; 

  • Carmine red
  • Ultramarine blue
  • Cadmium Lemon yellow
  • Sepia
  • real hair painting brush # 1 or 2

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