Of all the reborning steps, blue shading is the most difficult to explain. But it adds such richness and dimension to the baby doll, that I at least have to try!
Once you're satisfied with the mottling and the veins, blue shading is the last "under the skin" step before we add the complexion layers...
Blue Shading further brings out the coloring of the veins and adds a beautiful lifelike highlighting to areas where the skin is most transparent.
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Hi! I am Kim. I've been creating dolls all my life. I started stuffing cotton balls into my mom's pantyhose when I was a little girl. Now I hand-craft dolls that look and feel like real babies.