The art of reborning has revolutionized the world of dolls where unlimited number of dolls is alluring the children and the old with their magnificent look and colors. They have got a magical appearance capable to mesmerize anyone. In the entire process of reborning, painting of a doll is presumed to be the job of a master. So, it can be said that to paint a doll means creating a lifeless human baby.
In the process of painting a doll, the first thing to do is to bathe a doll with clean water so that all factory paint is removed. Then the doll needs to be thoroughly dried to minimize the effect of water on the paint.
A good reborn artist knows the value of coloring of a doll as a result he/she always paints a doll from inside first and then proceeds It is important too because after this the rooting of the hair is done with a needle which saves the hair from getting unnecessary color.
Paint a doll refers to paying excessive attention to detail work particularly the eyes, eyelashes, lips, eyebrows, area around nose and area under ears. Painting highlights the natural skin tones and gives detail to baby crease.
Always paint a doll with high quality paints that are specifically made for reborn dolls. Some important categories are as follows:
- Genesis paint
- Gouache paint
- Oil paints
- Stencil creams