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Step 8: Skin and bones

Paint your alien's skin. I used a gray latex paint that I had bought off the mistint table. Cheap!
If your intestines appear too bright and mono-chromatic, apply a "wash". Dilute some black paint with water until it's quite thin. Then using a brush spread it randomly across the intestines - it will pool in the low places and leave the tops bright. You may want to do this a couple times letting it dry between. Instead of black, you may mix black and red, or brown and red, to get different shades, and use this technique multiple times to build up more "depth".
Coat the intestines with a gloss coat. You can use spray, or something like "ModPodge" as long as it's gloss. This will keep them all wet looking.
Very creative!! I'm loving this! Balloon was Genius idea for the head shape, simple and clever. One more Halloween idea use for these plastic skeletons, I own one myself. Thanks for sharing!
Nice job, looks "out of this world"! I like the idea of extending the fingers too!
Just finished project. thanks for the instructions. Decided to use the left over fingers and toes to lengthen fingers. In addition, I added antennas. hard to tell from pic since it is on work table. Other pic is with alien standing up in order to get a full pic. <br> <br>Your a great teacher thanks for the instructions/.;
This is a great DIY project. I plan on giving it a try soon. Thanks so much for sharing this with us.
ahhhh this will go brilliantly with my U.F.O. project!
Great job this is a sure winner!
Nice one. Really gross!
..... :-D ... awesome
Yuck. Well done.
That's pretty disgusting looking. Great for holloween. Good instructable.
fan-freaking tastic :) great instructable! great job! perhaps add a alien mask? beautiful.
Grrrrrrrr ! I planed to do that ! &gt;:-[<br/><br/>Except I wanted to make mine with flesh of fish, and to abandon it into a field near which i would have hiden a camcorder =o)<br/><br/>What a pity that I don't have enough free time ! ............... :-[<br/><br/>Good work anyway :-)<br/><br/>

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