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Apple Barrel Poured Pumpkin

Paint your pumpkin with the colors of the rainbow! Try this colorful no-carve option this fall to give your autumn decor a vibrant, playful touch.

At a Glance:

Project #15542 Skill Level: Beginner

This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Brush Sets - Soft Grip - Wash Brush Set - 50603E

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Pouring Medium, 8 oz. - 44839

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz. - 21469

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Jack-O-Lantern, 2 oz. - 21472

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Yellow, 2 oz. - 20513

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - New Shamrock, 2 oz. - 21479

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bimini Blue, 2 oz. - 21482

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Blue, 2 oz. - 20225

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

A/B PURPLE IRIS 2 OZ. (DISC)

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Other Supplies

  • Pumpkin
  • Disposable Cups
  • Wood Craft Sticks/Disposable Spoon
  • Poster Board/Newspaper/Parchment Paper
     

instructions

  1. Basecoat your pumpkin White and let dry.
  2. In separate cups, mix Flag Red, Jack-O-Lantern, Bright Yellow, New Shamrock, Bimini Blue, Bright Blue and Purple Iris with Apple Barrel Pouring Medium. It should be a 2:1 ratio of paint to pouring medium.
  3. In a rainbow sequence, directly pour your paint mixtures on to the pumpkin. Don't twilt or swirl your pumpkin. Pour at the top and let it run down the base of your pumpkin. Let dry.

Watch a Video Tutorial

resources

Related Videos

Learn more about Apple Barrel Craft Paint!

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Learn about Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Paint

Find out more about Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Paint by watching this video!

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Find out more about Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Paint by watching this video!

Learn about Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint

Find out more about Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint by watching this video.

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Find out more about Apple Barrel Gloss Acrylic Paint by watching this video.

Related Resources

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

Apple Barrel Paints FAQ

Learn how to use Apple Barrel Paints!

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Related FAQs

No, FolkArt® Shinys are not the same as Apple Barrel Gloss. FolkArt® Shinys were developed to have a higher gloss finish than Apple Barrel Gloss. Also, FolkArt® Shinys are color matched to the corresponding FolkArt® Acrylic Color and have the same high pigment load and intense color.
Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Yes, you can use both FolkArt paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.

Acrylic Paint Pouring 101 Guide

Acrylic Paint Pouring 101 Guide

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