Friday, 16 August 2019

Daisy-Eyed Smileys

The daisy-eyed smiley is a simple, little creation that anyone can have a go at.  All you need is some imagination with the background colour because, in all fairness, it's the various colours that make these look amazing.

You will need:
  • A smooth rock
  • A base colour acrylic paint of your choice (optional)
  • Your main colour acrylic paint
  • A black fine-liner acrylic paint pen
  • A white fine-liner acrylic paint pen
  • Varnish, spray on or paint on, it's your choice

This is such a simple tutorial that I am not going to interrupt its simplicity with loads of text. I'm going to use just the image and very limited text, if any at all.

Use a base colour only if your top coat needs it.

Start the eyes with two, white, centre circles at a distance apart that will allow room for the petals. Don't worry if they're too far apart, you can always create bigger petals later on.

Draw in the petals. If you make an error or want them bigger, now is a good time.  But you can also make them bigger later.

There is no need to colour the centre circle when outlining the eyes

After you've outlined they eyes, starting by the centre circle, add little lines up the petals.

Add your big, smiley mouth. The bigger or wider, the more happy your little rock will look.

Seal your rock.
If you need help creating and sharing rocks, here are some previous publications that can help you:
Check out the FAQ and, if it's not there, ask on the Facebook group, we'll all be happy to help!

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