what you need:
sharpies or spray paint or whatever you will paint it with
clear coat spray paint
an xbox faceplate
Step 1: Planning
you might want to trace a teplate of the face plate and sketch it out on paper
then take a pencil and draw out what ever you want to paint on, now is a good time to decide if you want to use sharpies or spray paint.
Step 2: Painting
i made this skull candy face plate by printing out and cutting out a pic of there logo and tracing around the eyes and edges.
Step 3: Finishing
you may have to put about 2-3 coats on
this face plates original color was silver so i used masking tape and taped over all the parts i didnt want to paint (such as in between the gears. and the power button.
then i spray painted it gold and outlined the gold in black sharpie.