Sugar skulls are a beautiful and ornate way to honor the departed souls of friends, loved ones, and relatives and are most commonly found during the Mexican celebration Día de Muertos (or Day of the Dead).
In this video tutorial, Ashlie Alvey will show you a variation of a full-face Sugar Skull design that you can paint in honor of loved ones gone on.
Supplies used for this tutorial include:
Silly Farm Shadow Arty Brush Cake
(sub with PartyXplosion Block M)
- 5/8" Angled Brush
- Kryolan Aquacolor White
- Kabuki Brush
- Elisa Griffith Color Me Pro Palette (Red, Green, Yellow, Pink) Tip: You can also use Mehron StarBlends for this step.
- Lollipop Applicator
- Cameleon Fire Red
- Sugar Glitter - Azucar
- Small Filbert Brush
- Large Filbert Brush
- Diamond FX White
- Diamond FX Black
- Loew-Cornell Round Brush #4
- Loew-Cornell Round Brush #2
Ashlie Alvey is the owner and artist of Chubby Cheeks Body Art in coastal Savannah, Georgia. You can find her artwork featured on FABAtv and in publications such as SkinMarkz Magazine, The Colored Palette, and Wet Paint Magazine. Ashlie is most passionate about creating happy memories for her clientele in the form of birthday party entertainment and one-of-a-kind maternity art. You can follow her on Instagram at www.instagram.com/ashlie_alvey and view her Facebook business page at www.facebook.com/ChubbyCheeksArt.