How to achieve a bruise like this one... First you can start by getting the right colors; your going to need maroon, yellow, black and greens. It would be great to get a image that is from an actual bruise! Great products to use is Mehron bruise Color Pro wring or MUD has a bruising kit. You want to get a brush that is frayed on the ends; the more tapered on the end the better. You want to create broken capillaries. Start by stippling the maroon color and add other colors as desired!