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Decorate your Halloween home with this fanciful, "bugged" pumpkin.

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Project Instructions

Preparation: Wipe pumpkin with soft, dampened cloth or paper towels and allow to dry completely. (If pumpkin is exceptionally dirty, rinse with garden hose. Scrub gently; do not bruise or puncture skin.)

Use 1" flat brush and Multi-Purpose Sealer to coat pumpkin. Let dry.

Trace and gently transfer pattern. Print the pattern by clicking PDF, located next to the heading Instructions.

Use 1/2" flat brush to paint spider eyes Snow White; irises,Cherry Red; and body and legs, Lavender. Let dry. Once dry, outline spider, add wispy hair strokes, and dot eyes with Lamp Black.

Use 1/2" flat brush to paint eye pupil and mouth, Lamp Black; irises, Citron Green; remainder of eye, Snow White; nose, Cherry Red. Let dry.

Using liner brush to outline all facial features (with exception of mouth) Lamp Black. Outline mouth and paint highlights in eyes with Snow White.

Lightly mist entire pumpkin with Americana Matte Spray. Repeat, if desired, allowing to dry between coats.

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Items You Will Need...

Lamp (Ebony) Black Americana Acrylic Paint

Lamp (Ebony) Black Americana Acrylic Paint

Sku: 56382


Lavender Americana Acrylic Paint

Lavender Americana Acrylic Paint

Sku: 56093


Snow White Americana Acrylic Paint

Snow White Americana Acrylic Paint

Sku: 55798



Other Materials Needed

  • Tall Skinny Pumpkin
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Paper Towels
  • Tracing & Transfer Paper
  • Liner #0 Brush
  • 1/2" Flat Brush
  • Matte Spray Finish
  • Americana Acrylic Paint
  • Flat Brush
  • Americana Acrylic Paint
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