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Southwest Bull Skull Framed Art

Southwest Bull Skull Framed Art

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 8th 2014

Pastel colors contrast with the image of a skull for a unique wall dècor piece.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • pencil
    • painter's tape
    • 1" chip brush
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #8 round brush
    • large metal thumbtacks
    • grey transfer paper
    • wooden frame

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Use grey transfer paper and a pencil to trace the bull pattern.

    1. Remove the backing from the wooden frame.
    2. Using a 3/4" flat brush, basecoat the frame backing with two coats of Vintage. Use a pencil to outline the bull skull. Use a #8 round brush to paint it with two coats of Lace.
    3. Instruction #2
    4. Using a #8 round brush, add shading details to the bull skull in Primitive.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Using a #8 round brush, outline and add details in Relic.
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Use a #8 round brush to loosely dry-brush swirls in Lace.
    9. Instruction #5
    10. Using #8 round brush, add the remaining details to the bull skull in Remembrance, Promise, and Serene. (Refer to photo.)
    11. Using a 3/4" flat brush, basecoat the frame with two coats of Promise.
    12. Instruction #7
    13. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the inner half of the frame with Remembrance. (Or use painter's tape to mask it off, if preferred.)
    14. Instruction #8
    15. Using a 1" chip brush, lightly dry-brush Promise over the Remembrance.
    16. Instruction #9
    17. Paint diamond shapes in Vintage using a #8 round brush. Push in thumbtacks. (Refer to photo for placement.) Place the backing back into the frame.

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    Bull Skull Pattern