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Happy Halloween Painted Pumpkin

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Happy Halloween Painted Pumpkin
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Happy Halloween Painted Pumpkin

designed by Micaela Spiggle

With Americana┬« Multi-Surface Acrylics, this pumpkin can be part of your indoor or outdoor d├Ęcor.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Black Tie (DA539)
  • Chartreuse (DA517)
  • Lavender Fields (DA530)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • #12 flat brush
  • black Sharpie® marker
  • #1 round brush
  • pen
  • medium foam pumpkin (Michaels)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Make sure the foam pumpkin is clean and dust free.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a pen and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the pattern for the label from the "Happy Halloween" sign only. Go over the pattern lines with a black marker to make them more visible.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a #12 flat brush and Black Tie to paint every other stripe on the pumpkin. Rinse brush.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #12 flat brush and Chartreuse to fill in the label. (You may need to use a #1 round brush around the pointed parts of the label.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a pen and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the words "Happy Halloween" to the center of the label.
  6. Use the #1 round brush and Black Tie to paint on the words "Happy Halloween." Rinse brush.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use the #1 round brush and Lavender Fields to add diagonal lines inside some letters and then outline the label. Rinse brush.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use the handle end of a #12 flat brush and dip in Lavender Fields to add dots to the edges of all Black Tie stripes. Wipe off the handle end.
    Step 7 Example
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