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Hidden Glowing Eyes Sign

Glow in the Dark Paint

Hidden Glowing Eyes Sign
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Hidden Glowing Eyes Sign

designed by Regina Davis

Spook trick-or-treaters with this sign with hidden glowing eyes, made with Glow in the Dark Paint.

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Learn more about Glow in the Dark Paint.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Premium™ Acrylics

  • Carbon Black (DTA37)
  • Titanium White (DTA40)

Glow Products

  • Glow-in-the-Dark Paint (DS50)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • transfer paper
  • 1/2" flat brush
  • sheet of clear vinyl (3)
  • craft knife or scissors
  • embellishments (Halloween)
  • wooden pallet sign (with metal frame)
  • black light

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Paint the natural wood portion of the framed sign Carbon Black. Let dry.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Print out the provided "trick or treat" pattern and transfer to a sheet of clear vinyl. Cut out and apply the stencil to the center of the sign.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the empty space using Titanium White.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Remove the stencil.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Add spider webs in a few places within the words. (Start with lines fanning out from a corner.)
    Step 4 Example
  6. Add lines in between the fan lines of the web.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Print out the provided spider pattern; transfer to vinyl sheet and cut out. Add a couple of spiders to the sign using the stencil and Titanium White. Let all paint dry thoroughly.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Prepare the eye vinyl stencils: print out provided pattern, transfer to vinyl sheet, and cut out.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Apply each pair of eyes in various locations on the sign.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Paint in empty space using Glow-in-the-Dark paint.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Let dry. Apply a second coat of Glow in the Dark Paint.
  12. Remove the stencil and let eyes dry.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Decorate with the sign with Halloween embellishments and use a black light to quickly charge the eyes.