How to Paint Porcelain Dolls

Porcelain Doll

One of the most creative hobbies that you can start is painting. It is a hobby that you can truly enjoy. Whether you are young or old, you can enjoy creating beautiful porcelain dolls and setting them in the marvelous collections that are available to you. Following are a few steps that you can follow to help you put a lovely paint on your porcelain dolls.

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The first thing that you can do to help your painting progress is by talking with other painters. Everyone has some sort of story or technique that they could share with you. Many of the painters you talk to are often very intrigued and find that their paints do not live up to the standard that they are used to. They can tell you how to get the color you are after as well as the right kind of paint that will help achieve your painting goal. They can even show you all those special brushes that are specially made for painting porcelain.

Find your paint technique

The next step after talking to others is to find that special paint that you need for your porcelain dolls. Many of the hobby shops that carry porcelain dolls or porcelain figurines will stock a range of special colors of paint. You will want to find the right color palette to suit your creations and your tastes. Here once again, you will have plenty of options aside from the colors mentioned above. You can also o add special colors to the doll to match the colors in your room or to add substance to the design. Finally, remember that the last step in your process is allowing the doll to dry for 48 hours.

There are many wonderful techniques that you can use to paint your porcelain dolls. This goes without saying that you can give your dolls any kind of look. You can even paint them customized or while playing dress-up. Some of the designs that you can create are exquisite dolls, animals, angels, you name it, and it is totally up to you. You just need to have a good pattern or template so that you know where to start. For instance, you can paint two similar looking dolls and then have one that is made to resemble you.

Everything complicated is simple

Either way, you paint your dolls whether they are painted or let be a simple canvas, you will be able to create the right expressions for them. One of the nice features is that you can make your dolls look just about anyone that you want to. These dolls are perfect for holidays such as Halloween, which means that you can now have a wide array of choices in the paint. Halloween is a fun time and choosing the right colors for your paint job will be very important for creating a perfect look to your Halloween costume.

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