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Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Sugar Skull Magnet

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Project Time: 45 minutes

 

Materials needed:

  • ACTÍVA® Rigid Wrap™ Plaster Cloth
  • Cardstock Mixed Media Paper
  • Scissors
  • Tempera paint in colors: black, bright yellow, hot pink, turquoise blue and navy blue
  • Thin Brushes
  • Adhesive magnets
  • Cup of water
  • Paper towel napkins

 

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Step 1:

Draw a skull silhouette on the paper and cut it out.

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Magnet 1

 

Step 2:

Paste the adhesive magnet on the back of it.

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Magnet 2

 

Step 3:

Cut small squares and rectangles of Rigid Wrap™ Plaster Cloth.

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Magnet 3

 

Step 4:

Dip the Rigid Wrap™ Plaster Cloth in the cup of water, squeeze the excess water and start placing it on the sugar skull magnet.

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Step 5:

Place one layer of Rigid Wrap™ Plaster Cloth, cover every part on the front and most of the back. Then, smooth the pores of the Rigid Wrap with your finger.

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Magnet 5

 

Step 6:

Let the Rigid Wrap™ Plaster Cloth set for 5 minutes.

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Step 7:

Start painting with the color black the outline, the eyes, the nose and the teeth.

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Step 8:

Continue your design with the other colors and turn your sugar skull into a unique piece.

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Magnet 9

 

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Step 9:

Let it set for 15 minutes - Your magnet is ready!

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