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Floral Topped Pumpkin

Add your favorite fall florals to your hand painted pumpkin with FolkArt Acrylic Paint! This elegant fall painting is sure to be a staple in your harvest decor year after year!

At a Glance:

Project #16115 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Thicket, 2 oz. - 924

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Classic Green, 2 oz. - 2554

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Navy Blue, 2 oz. - 403

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Vintage Tea Rose, 2 oz. - 6451

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Yellow Ochre, 2 oz. - 917

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pumpkin, 2 oz. - 225

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemonade, 2 oz. - 904

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Asphaltum, 2 oz. - 476

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Berry Wine, 2 oz. - 434

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Canvas Panel, 10" x 10" - 12752

Number Needed: 1 $7.79
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Other Supplies

  • Transfer paper
  • Pencil
  • Computer printout

instructions

  1. Basecoat inside of frame with Wicker White.
  2. Paint the frame Licorice.
  3. Transfer  the pattern to canvas.
  4. Paint the pumpkin with Yellow Ochre.  Shade pumpkin with  Asphaltum.  Add highlights to the pumpkin with Lemonade and Wicker White.
  5. Paint the leaves with Classic Green.  Shade the leaves with Thicket and highlight with Wicker White.
  6. Paint the base of the flowers with Navy Blue and Berry Wine.  Mix some Wicker White with the Navy Blue and begin adding comma strokes.  Highlight with Wicker White comma strokes.  Repeat the Berry Wine Flower with Vintage Tea Rose and Wicker White.
  7. Paint the accent leaves with Classic Green. 
  8. Paint the small flowers with Pumpkin.
  9. Paint the stems to the buds in Classic Green.  Add A Vintage Tea Rose bud with Wicker White highlights.
  10. Paint the baby’s breath in Wicker White.
  11. Add the table shadow with Asphaltum.

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FolkArt FAQs

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Related FAQs

Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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