Festive Mardi Gras Crowned Mask

Festive Mardi Gras Crowned Mask

Posted by DecoArt on Jan 17th 2015

Celebrate Mardi Gras in NOLA style with this colorful, glittery, mask with a crown.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • #10 flat brush
    • hot glue gun and glue sticks
    • #6 round brush
    • mask with crown
    • rhinestones (stick on and non)
    • feathers/boas



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a #10 flat brush to paint the mask and three jewels (every other one) Dioxazine Purple.
    2. Use a #10 flat brush to paint the middle portion of the hat Turquoise Blue.
    3. Use a #3 round brush with Bright Yellow for the crown points, swipes above the eyes, and long triangles around the nose.
    4. Use a #3 round brush with Bluegrass Green for the remaining two jewels, line above the Bright Yellow outline, and in between the Bright Yellow nose lines.
    5. With the same brush, paint under the eyelashes, the fur on the crown, and the handle Lamp Black.
    6. Use a #3 round brush to add more Galaxy Blue Craft Twinkles around the cutout diamond and to add curved lines in the hat.
    7. Add Craft Twinkles, using a #3 round brush as follows: to Turquoise Blue areas, Galaxy Blue; Lamp Black areas, Black; Bluegrass Green areas, Christmas Green; and Bright Yellow areas, Gold.
    8. Add stick-on rhinestones under the eyelashes, at eye points, and around the cutout diamond.
    9. Use hot glue to add a rhinestone triangle to the nose and circles to the jewels.
    10. Glue feathers to the back side of mask on the handle side.