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Miniature Paint Brush Tutorial

Posted by Gothic Miniatures on January 2, 2018 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Here are the supplies that I used for the project:

1. paint color of your choice (for the handles) or stain or leave as is. I used my son's Crayola markers for the blue handle below.

2. mohair or synthetic doll hair

3. bead findings

4. glue

5. toothpicks or mini dowels



1. Pliers

2. Scissors

3. Embry Board



1. Roll a section of hair until it is as thick as the tooth pick

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How to Obtain a Cracked Paint / Rustic Finish

Posted by Gothic Miniatures on March 24, 2012 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

I have tried multiple different techniques for obtaining a cracked paint finish for rustic or haunted looks. I have settled on the following as my favorite for old spooky cracking.

Step 1 - Apply a basecoat of Black paint and let dry

Step 2 - Apply a crackel coat paint and let dry, my favorite choice for this is FolkArt Crackle Medium by Plaid. This medium allows you to let the medium dry while others I have used require the mediu...

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