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Pumpkin Head Portrait

Americana® Acrylics

Pumpkin Head Portrait
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Pumpkin Head Portrait

designed by PLA Schneider

Create a Halloween pumpkin without carving with a wooden block and Americana® Acrylics.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Bright Orange (DA228)
  • Kelly Green (DAO55)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Purple Cow (DA272)
  • Sand (DAO4)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • liner brush
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #4 round brush
  • 6" x 6" wooden block


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a 3/4” flat brush, paint the front of the wooden block with two coats of Sand.
  2. Using the 3/4” flat brush, paint all four sides with two coats of Lamp Black.
  3. Trace and transfer the pattern to the front of the block with a pencil and tracing and transfer papers.
  4. Using the #4 round brush, paint the pumpkin head Bright Orange and accent with Sand.
  5. Using a liner brush, paint the eyes and mouth Lamp Black and the top stem, Kelly Green. Add accents using Sand.
  6. Using the #4 round brush, paint a Snow White shirt and add stripes in Lamp Black. Add accents using the liner brush with Sand.
  7. Using the #4 round brush, paint the arms Kelly Green.
  8. Using the #4 round brush, paint the front of the frame Lamp Black.
  9. Using the liner brush, paint the frame design and dots on the sides with Purple Cow.
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