Picture of Bonetastic Bedroom Signs

Bonetastic Bedroom Signs

Create room décor that’s bad to the bone with the Duncan® Oh Four™ Skull Collection! Give these plaques edgy personality with OS™ Opaque Acrylics and rockin’ shine from Ultra Metallics™.


  1. Wipe plaques with dampened sponge to remove bisque dust.



  1. Using the No. 6 Round, brush one coat of Silver on skull, crossbones and inner wheels. Let dry.
  2. Paint Black on the rest of plaque, including eye and nose holes. Let dry then paint backside of plaque. Let dry.
  3. Use pencil to lightly print desired name on the space next to the skull and crossbones. Brush Bright Red over name with the Liner. Let dry.
  4. Dip end of brush into Silver and make random dots on background as shown. Let dry.



  1. Paint skull and crossbones with one coat of Solid Gold. Let dry, then paint bow and heart with one coat of Bright Red. Paint smaller red hearts at the ends of bones as shown.
  2. Brush Black in eyes and nose with the No. 4 Liner, then use the No. 1 Liner to add Black detailing to eyelashes and around bow as shown.
  3. Use pencil to lightly write name in heart then brush over with Black. Let dry then paint the rest of plaque Black. Let dry then paint backside.
  4. Dip end of brush into Solid Gold and make dots randomly over front of plaque. Let dry.



  1. Spray plaques with Spray Acrylic Sealer. Let dry.
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Posted by Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

What you need:


  • Paper towel
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate (for palette)
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Pencil