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Hi all,

I'll have to shot body details with water drops.

What is the trick to have beautiful drops ?

Thanks for help.

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First oil body then spray on water. You may have to wipe and spray again but you will quickly get the results you want.

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Mix a bit of glycerine with the water to significantly increase its surface tension--makes the drops stay discrete drops instead of being so quick to run.

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Baby oil and a spray bottle worked great for me.

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First put the body lotion on your skin and
then sprinkle water on you, It will work.

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Lotion or baby oil skin first
Spray with fine mist of 50% water 50% Glycerin (better drops and slows evaporation)

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Thanks so much for asking this question. Thanks to all who answered too!

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By the way, ordinary glycerine is made from animal fats--usually pork. If that's unacceptable for your model, a pure vegetable glycerine is also available, although you may have to order it over the Internet.

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TooManyHobbies wrote in post #8324562external link
Lotion or baby oil skin first
Spray with fine mist of 50% water 50% Glycerin (better drops and slows evaporation)

You can also add flourescent tempura paint to the mix and use a black light for cool effect. You can add black or brown or ... and smudge it around for grunge.

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Thanks for all your replies
i'l make a test on next tuesday, and make the shoot on wensday 5th of august
i'll post some results for comments and critics

Post #10, Jul 24, 2009 00:36:52


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