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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.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - White Milk Glass

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Flowers

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Wicker White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Black, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemonade, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Glitter - Extreme Glitter, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $9.49
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instructions

Other Supplies

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.

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