3D Gnome Tumbler Tutorial Part 2
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Paint Brushes
Once your Poxy Sculpt is dry you can start painting. You can tint it with dispersion color while sculpting if you don’t want to paint it.
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I go around the edges slowly with a flat brush. You can make the brim a different color or keep it all the same.
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Make sure to get all the creases painted. Don’t worry about getting paint on the epoxy. It will clean up easily.
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Paint the remaining parts of your gnome using any colors you want.
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I like to mix several colors for the pom pom on the tip of the hat to give it more depth.
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When coloring your nose be careful around the edge of the hat. You can come back with the hat color and touch up if needed.
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Close up of the touch ups. Use a small flat brush for these areas.
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To add any leopard spots I use a very small brush and dab them on. This is the same technique as my glitter leopard only with paint.
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I immediately add the outer layer with the same brush just wiped clean.
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Use an exacto knife or hot knife to even the Poxy Sculpt around the rim. It’s easier to do this before painting however I forgot.
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Since I forgot to clean the rim before painting I needed to touch up my paint.
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Let your paint dry, then clean up any excess on the epoxy layer using an exacto knife and lightly scrape it off.
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To wipe the loose paint, wrap a baby wipe around the tip of the exacto knife and slide it under the creases.
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Apply a thin layer of Quick Coat. Once that is dry add a THIN layer of resin. Let cure.
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Add a final layer of resin and once cured you are ready to enjoy.
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