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Ceramic Neon Sugar Skull

Americana® Acrylics

Ceramic Neon Sugar Skull
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Ceramic Neon Sugar Skull

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Celebrate the Day of the Dead in the glowing colors of Americana® Acrylics Neon Lights.

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Learn more about Americana® Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Green Energy (Neon Lights) (DA343)
  • Knockout Blue (Neon Lights) (DA344)
  • Peach Punch (Neon Lights) (DA341)
  • Pink Explosion (Neon Lights) (DA340)
  • Radiant Yellow (Neon Lights) (DA342)

Other supplies

  • fine/small brush
  • ceramic shape (sugar skull)
  • medium brush

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Some steps may require several coats. Use a hairdryer to speed up wait time.

  1. Cover all the negative space on the skull with Knockout Blue, excluding the teeth.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Cover all leaves and vines with Green Energy. Paint the bottom teardrop shape; the flowers directly under the eyes; one of the dots under the large leaf shape; the top layer of the flowers on the back of the skull; and the heart shape at the very top in Peach Punch.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use Pink Explosion to cover the second flower shape under the eyes; the nose shape; the bottom layer of the flower-shaped eyes; the small flowers next to the large leaf shape; one of the dots underneath the same shape; and the center of the flowers at the back of the head.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use Radiant Yellow to paint the top layer of the flowers on the eyes; the bottom layer of the flowers at the back of the skull; the center of the small flowers next to the large leaf shape; one of the dots underneath that shape; and the small dots on the flower shapes directly under the eyes. Fill the very center of the eyes with Knockout Blue.
    Step 3 Example