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Haunted House Luminary with Flying Bats

Haunted House Luminary with Flying Bats

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 8th 2015

Light up the ghosts and goblins in your house with a Halloween luminary created with Multi-Surface Acrylics.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • #2 round brush
    • clean glass jar
    • #10/0 liner brush



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Wipe jar clean with a paper towel dampened with rubbing alcohol. Insert template into jar and position as desired.
    2. Using a liner brush, paint the house outline with Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics in Black Tie.
    3. Instruction #2
    4. Paint the windows and door outline in Black Tie. Begin filling in the buildings with a #2 round brush. Paint the roof by making tiny strokes coming from the roof.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Paint the remainder of the house in with Black Tie.
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Mix a 4:1 ratio of Steel Grey and Black Tie to make a dark grey. Fill in the door with #2 round brush. Once dried, paint in door knobs and hinges with a liner brush.
    9. Instruction #5
    10. Using a liner brush, paint tree in Coffee Bean to the right of the house.
    11. Instruction #6
    12. On the backside of the luminary, paint tree in Coffee Bean.
    13. Instruction #7
    14. On the left side of the house, paint in tree with Coffee Bean.
    15. Instruction #8
    16. Using a liner brush, paint in small cat heads in two of the front windows in Black Tie. Paint in bats above the house as well.
    17. Instruction #9
    18. For added durability, bake jar according to paint packaging instructions.


    Back Tree Pattern
    House Pattern
    Left Tree Pattern
    Right Tree Pattern