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Vintage-Style Assemblage Pumpkin

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Vintage-Style Assemblage Pumpkin
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Vintage-Style Assemblage Pumpkin

designed by PLA Schneider

Found objects, like a tin box, old nails, and plastic dog bones, become a one-of-a-kind Halloween decoration.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Almond (DA540)
  • Black Tie (DA539)
  • Lipstick (DA506)
  • School Bus (DA515)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #6 round brush
  • foam pumpkin
  • found objects (nuts, bolts, tin box)
  • E6000 Glue
  • plastic bones (4; for arms and legs)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Use a paper towel and rubbing alcohol to clean the foam pumpkin.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the pumpkin with two coats of Almond. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the top stem in Lipstick. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the mouth in School Bus. Use a #6 round brush to outline the mouth in Lipstick.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use E6000 Glue to glue on the nuts and bolts for the eyes, nose, and teeth.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #6 round brush to paint the right eye in School Bus. Adhere the rusty nuts with E6000 Glue. Use a #6 round brush to add accents to the left eye in Lipstick.
  5. Use a paper towel and rubbing alcohol to clean the plastic bone arms and legs. Use a #6 round brush to paint stripes on one in Lipstick and on the other in Black Tie. (Refer to the finished project photo.)
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use E6000 Glue to adhere all the pieces together. (Refer to photo for placement.) Adhere the pumpkin head to the top of the tin box.
    Step 5 Example
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