Metallic Skeleton Dome

Metallic Skeleton Dome

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 17th 2019

This glass dome, decorated with Americana® Acrylics, will set off any porch or mantle this Halloween.


    • palette or plastic plate
    • wax paper
    • decorative paper
    • baker's twine
    • paintbrushes
    • skeleton
    • cloche with metal base
    • screwdriver



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Using a screwdriver (or other tool), dis-assemble the skeleton (if applicable).
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint portions of the skeleton using Lamp Black. Add a second coat if needed.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint other portions of the skeleton using Mulberry. Add a second coat if needed.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Paint the rest of the skeleton using Copper. Add a second coat for best coverage. Let all pieces dry.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Once all the skeleton pieces are dry, re-assemble them inside the cloche.
    10. Create a garland with baker's twine and "pennants" of Halloween paper. Loop the garland around the cloche.