I just wanted to share tips on painting realistic lenses.

I found the best looking and most realistic way to paint lenses to be quite simple.

  1. First, start with a black and paint the whole lens.
  2. Next add a dark blue edge in the bottom left corner (bottom right if you are left handed).
  3. Then paint a thinner light blue line over the dark blue edge.
  4. Paint a white dot in the oppsite side that you painted the blue edge.
  5. Last, after everything has dried, paint a gloss clear coating over the lens.

You should get something that looks like this.
Lens

Do you have any tips on painting lenses?

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