Step 1 Paint base coat of purple over hair to avoid having any white plaster showing through the wig. Let dry.
Step 2 Paint eyes red. Let dry. After red has dried paint in white irises and black pupils. Let dry.
Step 3 Paint black around eyes for shadowed, smoky look, blending outwards to lighter purple.
Step 4 Lightly blend Granny Smith paint with white, and dab brush to almost dry. Lightly brush on face. Let dry.
Step 5 For added dimension, lightly add grey paint to wrinkles on forehead and around mouth. Let dry.
Step 6 Paint lips red. Let dry.
Step 7 Blend black with red to add depth to lips. Let dry.
Step 8 Paint warts with grey, then lightly go over with Granny Smith green. Let dry.
Step 9 Blend red with white and orange for cheeks. Apply with a very dry brush. Let dry. If the color is too bright, you can go over it with white to lighten it up.
Step 10 Add black eyebrows and stitches with fine brush. Let dry.
Step 11 For shiny eyes, cover with a thin coat of Glossy Accents™. Be sure not to apply this too thick since you are not working on a flat surface. It could drip if it is applied too thickly. Let dry.
Step 12 To create the neck, paint terra cotta pot white.Lightly blend in green apple with the white. Let dry.
Step 13 Add wig to head. If you wish for this to be a permanent, glue in place.
Step 14 Gently place plaster head on the terra cotta pot.
Step 15 To create two jewel spiders, twist metallic and black chenille stems. Cut in middle to create two sets of four legs.
a. Attach jewel head and body with hot glue. Let dry.
b. Attach legs to bottom side of spider body with hot glue. Let dry, then bend legs to desired form.
c. Add small black jewels for eyes.
Step 16 To create hair piece, cut four 6" pieces of tulle. Cut two 5" pieces of orange sheer ribbon, and cut two 6" pieces of black lace ribbon.
a. Secure in center with a black chenille stem.
b. Hot glue feathers to bottom of ribbon in center.
c. Hot glue spider to center top of hair piece. Secure to hair with bobby pin.
Step 17 Attach second spider to neck with hot glue. Let dry.
Step 18 If desired, glue head to pot with E-6000® glue. Let dry overnight.
Step 19 Wrap feather boa around top of pot to cover seam between head and neck.
We used a Terra Cotta pot to make our witch's neck. You could place your witch head on a platter or cake pedestal for added spooky effect.
Faceted jewels and chenille stems can be found in the kids department. Wigs are offered in seasonal apparel and apparel for Halloween.