Do you pounce anything on before the prisma? Mine will not write on a smooth surface… and if it does it is not a fine line
I don’t varnish before using Prisma either - just draw on the painted head. When using Genesys, after I’m done drawing the hair, I then mix up Genesys thick medium, Genesys thinner and a touch of whatever color I used for the hair and apply it lightly with a small, fine fan brush following the lines of the drawn hair.
No I just draw right over top of the paint- I use baby fx airdry. I did have more pencil come off than I wanted one time(after varnishing), so I mixed some liquitex matte gel and water and pounced that over top, then added more prisma.
Lovely painted hair!
@Granna I couldn’t get the prisma pencils to work. Painting and penciling is different for everyone. I would get a couple of pencils just to see how they work for you as I am in the minority here, lol. I also used them for these lips.
Love the lips ! Lips are so hard to me ! So did you use prisma or derwent pencils ?
Your hair painting is beautiful! I hate rooting so I have got to figure this out lol!
I only use derwent inktense pencils!
I am not very good at hair as this is only my 3rd reborn. I was able to achieve this hair by drawing directly on the paint. I used prismacolor light umber and dark umber
That’s the ones Iam talking about lol . What colors do you use on creases lips and hair
That looks awesome !
I think what you have looks good. Keep going. I use air dry and paint my hair with a very fine brush. When I tried pencils, the color lifted off when I applied the sealer.
I can’t get my prisma pencils to glide on head unless I varnish , And my biggest problem is getting it to look the same on both sides of head, I guess the pattern of the hair:crazy_face:
@Granna I was trying to find the list that was given to me but couldn’t find it. Here is a little info and a list of the colors I have. That is the best I can do.
Crimson, Saddle Brown which is orangish, Madder Brown, Black, Dark Chocolate, Phlato Blue
Medium Flesh, White, Walnut Brown, Scarlet Red
If I find the list I will post it.
Learned this using watercolor pencils with Ana. It wasn’t drawing correctly until I primed.
Second post I ever saved! Thanks!
Ok I ordered me some pencils fro brink do I need to varnish underneath these pencils?
Sometimes I do sometimes I don’t. It depends on what I am creating.
So they will go on smoothly without it?
What do you sel with afterwards
Deco Art Soft Touch Varnish then I gloss the lips with Waterborne air dry gloss, mod podge matte or pledge floor care finish! Depends on the look I am going for. Waterborne is the most shiny so I use it for slobber and tears.