Acrylic Angels

CD018 CD019 Acrylic crop

Products Used

Bisque
  • CD018 Large Weathered Wood Angel
  • CD019 Small Weathered Wood Angel

 Color

  • SS-29 Dew Drop Blue
  • SS-111 Brightest Yellow
  • SS-127 Medium Portrait
  • SS-135 White
  • SS-138 Flat Black
  • SS-141 Light Pink
  • SS-176 Christmas Red
  • SS-194 Medium Taupe
  • SS-198 Chocolate
  • SS-254 Golden Ochre

 Decorating Accessories

  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-202 #2 Detail Brush
  • CB-406 #6 Pointed Round
  • CB-408 #8 Pointed Round
  • Basecoat Brush
  • Assorted Drybrush’s

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Paper Towels
  • Sealer of Choice
  • Flowers, Greenery, Small Terra Cotta Pot
  • Hot Glue
  • 5 Minuet Epoxy 
Designer: Marcia Roullard

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired cone 04 bisque. Moisten a sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.

Pink Angel:

  1. Thin some SS-194 Medium Taupe, apply to the face, arms and wings. Wipe back with a damp cloth.

  2. Thin some SS-127 Medium Portrait, apply to the Face & Arms. Drybrush the face & arms with SS-127 Medium Portrait. Mix a bit of SS-176 Christmas Red to some SS-127 Medium Portrait, drybrush the cheeks with this mixture. Deepen a bit more to paint the lips.

  3. Deepen some SS-176 Christmas Red with some SS-198 Chocolate. This will create deep mauve color. Apply a thin wash (with water) to the dress and flower hat. Wipe back for some highlights.

  4. Drybrush the wings and dress collar with SS-135 White. Apply a light wash of the dress color to shade the wings

  5. Drybrush the dress with SS-141 Light Pink. Highlight with some SS-135 added to the brush.

  6. Basecoat the hair with SS-176 Christmas Red mixed with some SS-198 Chocolate and a touch of SS-138 Flat Black to deepen. Drybrush the hair with the mix of SS-176 Christmas Red mixed with some SS-198 Chocolate with some SS-135 White in the brush to lighten.

  7. Shade the deep crevices of the dress and wings with the SS-176 Christmas Red mixed with some SS-198 Chocolate and a touch of SS-138 Flat Black.

  8. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, basecoat the eyes with SS-135 White. The Iris is SS-198 Chocolate and the pupil is SS-138 Flat Black. Outline the eyes and paint the eyebrows with SS-138 Flat Black. Add a highlight to the eyes with SS-135 White.

  9. Apply Sealer of choice to the piece.

Blue Angel:

  1. Thin some SS-194 Medium Taupe, apply to the face, arms and wings. Wipe back with a damp cloth.

  2. Thin some SS-127 Medium Portrait, apply to the Face & Arms. Drybrush the face & arms with SS127 Medium Portrait. Mix a bit of SS-176 Christmas Red to some SS-127 Medium Portrait, drybrush the cheeks with this mixture. Deepen a bit more to paint the lips.

  3. Thin some SS-29 Dew Drop Blue, apply to the Dress & hat. Apply a thin wash (with water) to the dress and flower hat. Wipe back for some highlights. Allow to dry.

  4. Apply a thin wash of SS-194 Medium Taupe over the dress and wings.

  5. Drybrush the dress with SS-29 Dew Drop Blue add some SS-135 White for highlights.

  6. Drybrush the wings with SS-194 Medium Taupe and SS-135 White in the brush. Add some SS-29 Dew Drop Blue.

  7. Drybrush the bottom of the drees, collar ad hat top with SS-135 White

  8. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, basecoat the eyes with SS-135 White. The Iris is SS-29 Dew Drop Blue and the pupil is SS-138 Flat Black. Outline the eyes and paint the eyebrows with SS-138 Flat Black. Add a highlight to the eyes with SS-135 White

  9. Apply thinned SS-254 Golden Ochre to the hair.

  10. Thin some SS-234 Medium Mocha, brush over the hair. Drybrush the hair with SS-111 Brightest Yellow with some SS-135 White in the brush.

  11. Apply Sealer of choice to the piece.

Additional Decorative:

  1. Glue the Small Terra Cotta Pot to the Blue Angels hands using 5 Minuet Epoxy. Hot Glue some small filler flowers in the pot. Make a small wreath with some small greenery. Glue to the hands of the Pink Angle.
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