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Black Crow Pumpkin

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

Black Crow Pumpkin
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Black Crow Pumpkin

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Give your d├ęcor something to crow about this Halloween with Americana┬« Gloss Enamels.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Black (DAG67)
  • Bright Yellow (DAG227)
  • Calypso Blue (DAG234)
  • White (DAG01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • #3 round brush
  • #6 flat brush
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • 6" and 10" foam pumpkins
  • black chenille stems
  • Fun Foam sheets (black, orange)
  • Versa Tool (or craft knife)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a pencil and tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the face onto the small pumpkin.
  2. Use a #6 flat brush to paint the big and small pumpkins Black. (Leave the face unpainted.)
  3. Use a #6 flat brush to paint the beak Bright Yellow; pupil, Black; iris, Calypso Blue; and White on the outer eye and sparkle in the eye.
  4. Use a #3 round brush to outline the eye and put nose holes on the beak.
  5. Trace and transfer the wings and tail onto black Fun Foam. Trace and transfer the feet onto orange Fun Foam. Cut out all pieces with scissors.
  6. Use a #3 round brush to paint White lines in the wings and Black onto the talons on the feet.
  7. Use hot glue to attach the wings, tail, and feet.
  8. Cut the 1" and 2" chenille stems in half. Bend them and stick them through the top of the head covering stem.
  9. Use a Versa tool or craft knife to cut a circle out of the bottom of the crow's head, making it wide enough to go over the stem of the larger pumpkin.
  10. Use hot glue to the attach head to the body.

HELPFUL HINTS

Remember not to make the hole in bottom of crow's head too big or it will not stay attached. Make it snug so it is a bit hard to push on.

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