The Holmes Palette was designed by Dave Elsey and Lou Elsey in their artistic aging of literature’s classic character. The collection of colors were crucial in making the British actor Sir Ian McKellen look 10 years younger and then 17 years older.

You must use Skin Illustrator Activator or 99% alcohol to activate the color pigment. Do not use 70% alcohol, MEK, acetone, water or any other solvent.

Removal is easy with PPI’s Telesis Beta SolvTelesis Super Solv or Telesis Makeup Remover.

Cracking, Bubbling, etc

Due to the high pigment content and lack of unnecessary fillers in the Skin Illustrator color system, cracks, bubbles and any shrunken appearance that may occur in some dried color cells does not affect the quality or performance of the product in any way.

Additional information


Capillary, Cedar Brown, Coral Adjuster, Lao 2, Light Mauve, Natural 1, Olive Adjuster, Pastel Yellow, Rice Paper, Vein Tone


7.25 x 3.5 in (18.415 x 8.89 cm)