A Masked Vase

A Masked Vase

This vase is like nothing you've ever seen. It makes for a great New Year's eve decoration. Your girlfriends would love to get something like this from you.
 


 

Materials:

  • DecoArt Products Required
  • Americana Gloss Enamels
    • DAG01 - White
    • DAG04 - Sand
    • DAG67 - Black
    • DAG234 - Calypso Blue
    •  DAG276 - Razzle Berry
  • 4" x 6" x 3" rectangle vase
  • Feathers in orange, yellow, pink
  • #10/0 liner brush
  • #6 round brush
  • Jewelry elastic
  • Flat wash brush
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Alcohol
  • Small round pouncer
  • Modeling clay
  • Black craft foam
  • Acrylic jewels
  • Orange pipe cleaner
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

 

Instructions:

  1. Use flat brush and Sand to paint entire vase.
     
  2. Use #6 round brush and White to paint eyes.
     
  3. Use #6 round brush and Razzle Berry to paint lips.
     
  4. Use #6 round brush and Calypso Blue to paint iris of eye. Use #6 round brush and Black to paint pupil of eye.
     
  5. Use liner brush and Black to outline lips, eyes, eyelashes, and brows.
     
  6. Use tip of liner brush and White to add dot to each eye.
     
  7. Use pouncer and Razzle Berry to add cheek blush.
     
  8. Place in cool oven. Bake on 325 degrees for 30 minutes. Open oven door slightly and let vase completely cool before removing.
     
  9. Use modeling clay to form nose and ears. Bake according to directions. Cool before removing from oven.
     
  10. Use flat brush and Sand to paint nose and ears. Float with Razzle Berry for shading.
     
  11. Hot glue nose and ears into position.
     
  12. Glue orange feathers around entire sides and back for hair.
     
  13. Cut mask out of black foam.
     
  14. Glue acrylic jewels around entire outer edges of mask and above eye cutouts.
     
  15. Glue pink feathers to outer tips of mask. Glue yellow feathers onto center of mask.
     
  16. Cut jewelry elastic to fit vase. Hot glue edges to back of mask.
     
  17. Hot glue orange pipe cleaner to top edge of vase.


Notes:

  • Let dry between steps.
     
  • To prepare, clean glass with alcohol. Dry well with paper towel or soft cloth.
     
  • If children are making this, an adult will need to cut out shapes and do gluing.

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