How to corpse a cheap skull with toilet paper and glue

How to corpse a cheap skull with toilet paper and glue

Corpsing a cheap skull with toilet paper and glue

Corpsing a cheap skull with toilet paper and glue

This is the second in our Cheap Dollar Store Skull corpsing series. To see the first skull in the series, just click here:
Spray Foam Corpsed Dollar Store Skull

See the video here:

Tools and materials:

Cheap plastic skull
Toilet paper
School Glue
Black latex paint
Acrylic paints
Nail polish
Wood stain

Step 1

Paint teeth with white nail polish, also repaint eye and nose sockets with black paint.

Step 2

Mix one part glue to one part water. Brush a small area on the skull and lay a sheet of toilet paper over it. Gently smooth over using a paint brush. Wrinkles are ok, and look really good. Make sure to overlap the edges of the toilet paper. Go over the whole skull, but avoid putting toilet paper over the teeth, but go ahead and cover the eyes and nose sockets. Repeat this process one more time and let dry thoroughly.

Step 3

When dry, paint over the toilet paper area with black exterior latex paint. Let dry.

Corpsing a cheap skull with toilet paper and glue

Corpsing a cheap skull with toilet paper and glue

Step 4

Mix some brown, black and white paint to make a dark gray color. Brush this over the whole skull. If some black shows through, that is ok. It adds depth to the paint job.

Step 5

Add white to the paint mix and with a very dry brush (wipe excess paint off on a sheet of paper) lightly “dry brush” the skull. You will notice the wrinkles pop out. Repeat this with an even lighter coat and even drier brush.

Step 6

Using a cotton swab or similar cotton tipped stick, add some wood stain to the teeth area and any other areas where the “bone” is exposed. Immediately wipe off with a paper towel.

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And you are done!! This is the mummified corpsing style.

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