Easy Halloween Costumes: The Skeleton

You won't believe how easy it is to do your boy or girl up in skeleton facepaint when you follow these steps one at a time.

 

1. Cover the face in white facepaint leaving the areas under the eyes clear. 

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2. Draw two black shapes under the cheekbones. Imagine you are drawing mutton chops that are extending from the hair.

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3. Now using black facepaint, fill in the unpainted areas around the eyes.

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4. Add detail to the eyes by adding spider legs to each side and add a pointed tip to each top inside corner as shown.

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5. Dab the cheekbone with a dry sponge and a small bit of black facepaint to create the shadowed effect on the white area and paint the triangle shapes on the two sides of the nostrils.

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6. Draw a black line across the lips. Now on the line paint triangles pointing up and down on both sides.

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7. Draw some crow's feet under each eye socket.

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8. Draw two black lines going away from the eye on the top outer corners of the eye socket.

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9. Cut out ribs in an old black t-shirt and wear it over a plain white t-shirt and you're ready to go.

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