However I am happy to share my first steps on "The Mysteries"
Research is a big one. I had to look at a lot pictures costumes of nobility in of 11-13 centuries, since this is what my personage "Marie" is going to wear. Pinterest is awesome source for things like that!
Yet it is too early for that yet. Good armature and sculpting of head and hands took a couple of weeks… Here are the first steps:
|This time, the polymer of choice is "Fimo Puppen"|
"Genesis" heat-set oils is my favorite medium for painting on polymer. It allows more control and time to work, but also is applied in gentle even "blush", that acrylic doesn't provide. I heat-set my oils in between layers before I add more. It helps to avoid mess and blotches of color.
|Here is my "Marie" The head is ready along with her hands and neck.|
Time to work on strong armature and put her body together…