Introduction: Pirate Drink Bottles
*printed design picture
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Step 1: Paper Maché On/Over Labels
*Mix flour and water to a consistency of thick cream
*Tear newspaper into thin strips about 1 inch wide
*Dip a strip of newspaper into the mixture and run between fingers to remove excess liquid
*Lay smoothly on bottle and flatten all edges
*Overlap paper strips until majority of bottle is covered
Step 2: Paint Labels
*Paint over the labels using brown acrylic paint
*After dry lightly apply some darker brown/black paint to give it a worn/old look
Step 3: Trace Pattern
*Print out your desired pattern
*Using tracing paper run a pen or pencil over the edges of the pattern. Make sure the paper is lined up with your painted area.
Step 4: Paint Your Design
*Paint the design with black acrylic paint inside of the traced lines
Step 5: Tada!
Set your bottles down, step back and admire your handiwork!