DecoArt Count Treats a Lot

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Count Treats a Lot

Possibly the cutest vampire we've ever seen!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:few hours+dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between applications in the same area.
    Download and print project template.
  • 2
    Paint pot base, Lipstick; pot rim, Chartreuse; and rose pots, Black Tie.
  • 3
    Use marker to draw peaked hairline and sideburns on Styrofoam ball. Paint hair area Black Tie and face Cotton Ball.
  • 4
    When paint is dry, use marker to trace and transfer face. Paint eyelids, Buff Beige; irises, Lipstick; pupils, Black Tie; and nose, Iris.
  • 5
    Use liner brush and Black Tie to outline eyes, nose, and teeth and to paint mouth.
  • 6
    Use liner brush and Cotton Ball to stripe “pants” and dot highlight in eyes.
  • 7
    Flatten clay and form hands.
  • 8
    Use scissors to cut out bowtie shape and feet from foam sheets.
  • 9
    To assemble, position and push head onto pot. Remove and fill groove with hot glue and press back onto pot. Position and adhere legs to foam feet. Position pot body onto legs and secure with hot glue. Position and adhere hands. Center fabric at back of head to form stand-up collar. Applying one dab of hot glue at a time, gather and press fabric into glue as you work around side of head. Repeat for remaining side. Adhere bow tie and cabuchon.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:few hours+dry time

Project Supplies

  • •DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint in Cotton Ball, Black Tie, Iris, Lipstick, Buff Beige & Chartreuse
  • •Two Main Line Pottery Standard 2-1/4 inch Clay Pots & a 6 inch One
  • •FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand 6 inch Foam Ball
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Foamtastic™ Sheet 9 inch x 12 inch in Purple & Black, Transfer & Tracing Paper and Dual Temperature Glue Gun
  • •Fabric Editions 2 Yard Fabric 100 Percent Cotton in Black
  • •Crayola Model Magic Clay in White
  • •Princeton Artist Brush Co. Select Synthetic Flat Wash 3/4, Liner 0 & Flat 6 Brushes
  • •Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks
  • •Red Cabuchon, Water Container, Palette or Plastic Plate, Paper Towels & Scissors
Download Project Template