I’m having a bit of troubles with the coloring techniques and materials for my first approach to the bird for the body painting. As you know, I usually do a lot of shadowing to blur sharp lines and mark limits, but I find it complicated to do with the creamy make up spread on skin.
So I changed my first idea a bit and created a new model with cuts (negative spaces) instead of lines.
So this is a sketch of my final idea (without cuts):
And how I think it’d be easier to do it on painted skin (cuts):
What do you think? Please note that this are both very raw.