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Day of the Dead Skull

At a Glance:

#5166 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Parisian Pink, 2 oz. - 2233

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 4001

Number Needed: 1 $2.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz. - 479

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 628

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemonade, 2 oz. - 904

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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Mod Podge - Extreme Glitter, 8 oz. CS15066 - CS15066

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

  • Mod Podge Mod Melts, White #24887
  • Mod Podge Mod Mold, Flowers #24889
  • FolkArt ® Shiny™ Acrylic Paint - Calypso Sky 2 oz
  • Papier-mâché Skull
  • Scissors
  • Foam paintbrush
  • Detail paintbrush
  • Gems
  • Gem glue
  • Large black silk flower
  • Hot glue

Instructions

  1. Cut a hole in the top of the skull for the flower to sink into.
  2. Paint the skull with Wicker White paint. Use two coats for complete coverage.
  3. Add details and highlights with Pure Black paint and a detail paintbrush. Paint swirls and lines. Outline the eyes, nose and teach areas.
  4. Create a handful of Mod Melt flowers by heating a Mod Melt stick in a high temp glue gun, fill a mold with the Mod Melt, allow to cool, remove from the mold and paint with FolkArt acrylic paints. We used: Parisian Pink, Lemonade, Pure Orange and Calypso Sky. Top-coat the Mod Melts with Mod Podge Hardcoat. Once dry, glue gems to the centers of the flowers.
  5. Hot glue the flower into the hole cut in step 1. Holt glue the Mod Melt flowers around the edges of the flower.

Tip: Add glitter! Top-coat the skull with Mod Podge sparkle to create a glitter finish.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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