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Robot Pumpkin


Your home can be invaded this Halloween by this space-age pumpkin, brought to life by Americana Acrylics and Dazzling Metallics.


Project Instructions

Prime pumpkin with Multi-Purpose Sealer.

Paint entire pumpkin Shimmering Silver, dowel Lamp Black, and hands Champagne Gold.

Use 1" flat brush and Champagne Gold to paint large rectangle for mouth area.

Paint two small squares using Olive Green.

Use foam pouncer and Lamp Black to stamp eye pupils inside squares.

Use brush handle and Snow White to dot eye highlights.

Use #6 chisel blender brush to paint Lamp Black eyebrows and mouth.

Use brush handle end and Lamp Black to dot around edge of mouth area.

Mist with Americana Matte Sealer Spray.

To assemble: Punch holes for dowel as desired in pumpkin sides. Thread dowel through pumpkin. Push hands onto dowel ends and secure with glue. Punch hole in stem area for antenna. Insert antenna and secure with glue. Punch holes for wheels. Push wheels into place or adhere with glue

Helpful Hint Let dry between steps.

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Items You Will Need...

2-Ounce Snow White Americana Acrylic Paint

2-Ounce Snow White Americana Acrylic Paint

Sku: 55798


9 7/8" x 11 7/8" x 1 3/16" Styrofoam Block

9 7/8" x 11 7/8" x 1 3/16" Styrofoam Block

Sku: 128355


Classic Accents Dazzling Metallics Paint Pots

Classic Accents Dazzling Metallics Paint Pots

Sku: 142729


Lamp (Ebony) Black Americana Acrylic Paint

Lamp (Ebony) Black Americana Acrylic Paint

Sku: 56382



Other Materials Needed

  • Large square shaped foam pumpkin
  • DA056 Olive Green Americana Paint
  • Multi-Purpose Sealer
  • Matte Spray
  • Chisel Blender #6
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Casters or wheels, optional
  • Punch or screwdriver, optional
  • 605120008 Paint & Toss Pouncers
  • Hardwood Dowel
  • Tinsel Stems
  • All Purpose Glue Gun - Low Temperature
  • Flat Brush
  • Surebonder All Purpose Glue Sticks
  • Dazzling Metallics