Painting a plastic skull to look like real aged bone

Chris EllerbyChris Ellerby Los Angeles Admin
edited January 11 in Painting
A few times a year I build prop skulls, and I wanted to share one of my recent builds.  I took a cheap white plastic skull, replaced its teeth with acrylic denture teeth, patched up all the seams, and gave it a nice aged bone paint job.

Before:

After:

The effect was created by layering various colors of acrylic paints using sponges, and finishing it off with acrylic washes.

At some point in the future I will likely be adding mummified flesh to it and a LED candle with dripping wax on the top to create a display piece.

This was all built and painted live on my twitch channel, https://twitch.tv/vexfx

/Chris


Comments

  • Kai RottmannKai Rottmann Oberhausen NRW Germany ✭✭✭
    edited January 13
    Wow, that looks awesome! <3
    Thanks for sharing :-)
    Greets

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