Introduction: From a Simple Plastic Animal to a Underworld Sugar Skull Creature (Elephant)

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Step 1: Start by Painting the Trunk of the Elephant With Gold Acrylic Metallic Paint

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Step 2: Then Paint the Rest of the Body With Black Acrylic Paint

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Step 3: Then Make a Circle Around the Eyes With Silver Acrylic Paint

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Step 4: Then Draw the Teeth and the Jaw Bone

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Step 5: Then Draw the Rest of the Elephant Skull

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For a stronger effect keep adding layers of paint creating a thick and irregular texture.

Step 6: Now Draw the Ribs

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Try to draw organic shapes from small to large. Is always good to look as reference a real elephant skeleton.

Step 7: Then Draw the Bones of the Legs.

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Step 8: Then Decorate As You Wish With Red and Yellow Acrilic Paint

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I drew a rose on the front of the skull and dots around the eyes. I also glued a fabric flower behind one of the ears.

Step 9: As a Last Step I Painted the Elephant Tusk With Glow in the Dark Reflective Acrylic Paint

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And you're all done!

Comments

craft-and-crochet (author)2016-05-08

Painting toys is so much fun!

The cloud 1808 (author)2016-02-26

cool it would be great for the day of the dead

benjitoysandlearn (author)2016-02-23

Thank you Penolopy! More repainting to come soon

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2016-02-23

Love your painting job!

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