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Unread 08-05-2013, 11:47 AM   #1
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Third eye make-up how to?

Hey there,
I want to do a cosplay where I'll need a third eye. I found many bad pictures where people just drew them on with eyeliner. For a shooting it would've been okay to just mark the spot and photoshop one of mine there, but since I want to wear it at a convention, it has to be something else. I can't ask every random photographer to photoshop it..
So, is there a possibility to make half an eye out for fimo or anything lighter, so it can be glued to the forehead (I really want to have the eye-y shape and maybe add some fake lashes to it, so it looks less artificial..)

thank you guys very much in advance!!
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Unread 08-07-2013, 12:16 PM   #2
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I figure you're doing Cecil, right? I'd say, if you're living in a country with Halloween or party supply stores, go to one and buy some fake eyes (they usually have pretty realistic ones). Get the hollow ones, and add some eyelashes. Then spirit gum the whole thing to your face. If you can't get one from a Halloween store, get some air dry clay (Fimo is probably too heavy for spirit gum) and make an eye shape from that. Paint it with glue while it's still a little wet. Then paint on an eye, and paint over it again with finish.
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Unread 08-14-2013, 05:44 PM   #3
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I think the best way would be getting one from a store as supergeekgirl said.

But if you can't find anything that works, maybe try using a ping pong ball, cutting it so it fits your forehead nicely, then you can cut the iris hole and put something like this painting the iris and pupil on the back; then cover it all with glossy varnish, or even clear nail polish will work (if you want to paint it with a light orangey pink and then add some nerves it wold look even better). Then use scarwax, or latex for the eyelid, add fake lashes or make up or anything else you want to make it look realistic. And voilą!

I did it for an eye necklace (sorry I don't have any photos) and it looked pretty realistic, and it costed practically nothing because If you look around and ask, probably you will find everything you need.
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Unread 02-05-2014, 10:22 PM   #4
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Try using liquid eyeliner or paint for the larger part. Here are some guides. Other than that I think that Beelit's method is awesome.
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Unread 02-11-2014, 11:24 AM   #5
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What I do is just draw it on with some eyeliner. And if you ARE doing Cecil, add some light purple eye shadow in the middle with the moon.
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Unread 02-24-2014, 11:24 AM   #6
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Liquid eyeliner sucks to try and create painted images. If your going to try and paint things get a small Wolfe face paint palette and practice the design. To create a lightweight glue on appliance use paper clay. Filmo or sculpty is too heavy, paper clay is super lightweight and will allow you to create that thin edge for a natural build up. And I still add in a fake eyelash with the paperclay. The premade fake eye is good but you should then build up the edges and thin them out to look more real. You can use silicone, 3-d gel or zombie Skin to do this.
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Unread 04-11-2014, 07:04 AM   #7
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Find some magazines...look for the best model with best eye as per your preference, cut the eye, then paste to your forehead!
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