- Use these colors to create varying tones for all painting techniques. Add white to create tints, and black to create shades.
CP0302 Gloss White*:
Semi-opaque, high gloss white; Mix with other colors to lighten, or use
alone for teeth and eyes.
CP0386 Ebony Black* : An
intense black used for lashes on French and German dolls; Mix with a heavy
medium (CP0274) for solid, gloss coverage. Good as a mixing color with
brown for a true black/brown.
Greens - Shades of green for design work
and decorative painting on pixies, fairies, and painted eye techniques
CP0309 Shading Green* : Dark
green; Excellent for shading other greens & colors in design work, jewelry, &
CP0308 Leaf Green* : Beautiful
medium green for leaves, jewelry, and ornaments
Blues- A wide variety of colors for use in
eye painting, decorative work or for mixing with other colors to create new hues
CP0388 Deep Blue Eyes : Deep blue with a hint of violet
undertones; Wonderful for painted eyes on modern dolls & accenting or shading on
lighter blues; An authentic color for French or German children and lady dolls
CP0371 Smokey Blue : Medium
blue-gray; Excellent for eye color on many antique reproductions with painted
eyes; Perfect for hair bows, shoes & bonnets on all bisque dolls.
Reds - Excellent colors for lips and cheeks;
This selection of reds is classified as
iron-based colors. (Refer to information on mixing with gold-based colors.) Caution
should be used when mixing with, or applying over, wet yellows (Yellows are
strong and consume reds.) If using as an overall wash, add Essence of Rose or
Fluxing Agent to the paint mixture.
CP0397 Primrose Pink : A dewy
soft, rosy pink; Wonderful for modern doll lips and cheeks; Perfect choice
for lips on early French dolls, all over delicate washes, and for baby doll lips,
cheeks, and nail work
CP0398 Rosewood : A stronger
rose tone for cheeks & overall blushes; A good companion color to
Primrose Pink for shading & accenting; Great color for medium to dark shades of
Soft Effects Lip Kit - Bell's Original
Formula Dry China Paints in 5 lovely colors
lip painting colors; Oil or water base medium (Lip Medium and Lip Additive) are
also included. Use the complete technique (included) to paint beautiful lips.
Soft Effects Eye Painting Kit - Bell's
Lead-Free Formula Dry China Paints in 6
perfect eye painting colors plus a Finishing Glaze and the complete eye painting
technique are included (Mediums sold separately.)
Yellows - Use for decorative work or for mixing with other colors
CP0312 Albert Yellow* : Dark yellow; works
well as a primary color for mixing (except with
reds) and especially good for toning browns; Use for
decorative work on figurines, bisque dolls, and jewelry
Flesh Tones - Use for overall washes or alone for
decorative work on fig urines and ornaments. When using
as a wash, add Fluxing Agent or Essence of Rose to the paint mixture
CP0393 Oriental Flesh* : Warm golden brown
skin tone; Can be used over blue white or tinted
por celain for some Oriental antique reproduction &
modern dolls, Nice soft color for molded hair
Browns - Eyebrow and eyelash colors used to create a
wide range of natural colors, as well as for decorative work
CP0317 Yellow Brown* : Soft golden blonde;
Beautiful for painted hair and smudged baby
brows; Produces a wonderful shade of brown when mixed with Jumeau Brow
CPO382 Ash Blonde* : Used extensively on
early French & German dolls; The undertone is
ash with a hint of green. More commonly seen on early Jumeau and Bru dolls
CPO381 Jumeau Brow* : Deep rich warm
brown with ash undertones; Color matches tone
of antique Jumeau doll brews and lashes; May also be
used as an overall wash in varying intensities. Good color for eyes and modern dolls.
CPO374 Brown Sable : A strong deep brown
with a hint of red-gold; Stronger intensity than
Finishing Brown; The most popular color for exotic
washes over white or colored bisque; Perfect for brows, lashes, and painted eyes
Reds & Purples - (All colors in this section contain
gold.) For a smooth application, apply thin coats. Colors
may be mixed with most colors. When mixing with
iron-based colors, a larger portion of the iron-based
color must be added; These colors will accommodate a
wide firing range (from 019 to 016.) Colors can vary
slightly in different heat. For best results, they should be
test-fired first. For overall washes, mix either Fluxing
Agent or Essence of Rose (4 to 1 ratio) into the paint mixture.
CPO341 Barely Pink : A beautiful shade of pale
pink; May be used alone for decorative work, or
in layers with other colors for unusual effects (Soft Effect"
Lip Technique); May also be used as a thin wash in the first firing
CP0344 Contours : A select blend of colors
designed to give a warm, natural look when
shading and contouring, especially on modern dolls;Works well as a light wash
CP0340 Royal Violet* : Very brilliant &
intense dark purple for all types of design work,
mixing with other colors, and as a base coat on eye painting
20 Popular Dollmaking Colors are also available in Lead-Free.
They offer a beautiful sheen that fires true. A color chart
and price infer mation are available through your Local
Bell Distributor or write direct.
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