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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

 

Tools:

1. Pliers

2. Scissors

3. Embry Board

 

PREPARING THE BRISTLES

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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