Cemetery Halloween Background
Skeletons Arms The skeleton arms have string or wool running through them. With a length of string doubled in half thread the loop through 6 of the discarded peg springs and then thread the rest of the string through the loop and pull tight to that the springs are firmly connected to the end of the string. This is the skeleton s hand. Stick two peg halves back to back with the string sandwiched between. The tapered end of the pegs should point to the hand. This is the forearm. In a similar fashion glue two more peg halves so that the rounded end meets the rounded ends of the forearm. This is the skeleton s upper arm. Finally make the skeletons shoulder with two more pegs the rounded ends meeting the tapered ends of the upper arm. Cut the remaining string at the tapered ends of the skeleton s shoulder. Make two arms in this way. Use some pegs as clamps to hold the pegs until the glue has started to fix the pegs. Leave to one side to dry.
Forth attach the background to a support with clear tacky glue or a glue stick. Any flat solid surface that will not warp is acceptable. Use a board a canvas stretcher a paper mache or wooden plaque a playing card or perhaps a tag. It s also possible to produce a shadow box through an empty candy jar or shallow box. Fifth cut out pictures. Cut witch hats from black paper designed paper or newsprint. Paste image to the background and affix the witch hat. Clip words and phrases with a Halloween or spooky theme from old books or newspapers. Stick them to the collage. Sixth put some extra in your collage artwork like cut outs from classic or contemporary Halloween greeting cards worn out jewelry and buttons scrabble tiles container lids with words stamped on them fibers and beads.
Cut out several pumpkin faces and tape these to the windowpane. You can light up the window by just placing a table lamp on the inside. This will throw up spooky shadows to greet your visitors. Decorative candles are another easy Halloween art décor. Glue on trinkets beads colored threads or buttons to some dark colored candles or use candles in the classic Halloween colors of orange and black. You can use decorations like fake cobwebs or spiders to give a creepy look to the candles. Simple white school glue will be sufficient to stick on these items. Halloween games and activities are the perfect way to give kids a treat as Halloween approaches. The closer Halloween gets the more excited the kids get so you will want a few Halloween games and activities up your sleeve to keep them busy and entertained and out of mischief.
With the white on top make angled cuts through the clay. You are trying to make triangular shaped pieces with the white being at the small tip and the yellow at the wider bottom. 3. Now to give them a more finished look smooth and round the edges. Now the candy corn is finished. Before you bake them decide if you are going to leave them as plain candy corn or if you would like to turn them into buttons earrings or maybe a necklace pendant. 4. To make buttons just poke two holes in the middle of the orange clay. Now the buttons are ready to bake. To make earrings you will need eye pins and earring hooks. Poke the eye pins straight down from the top of the candy corn. Then press the clay around the pin so it will hold. Now the earrings are ready to bake. To finish your earrings attach the earring hooks.