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Jack Skellington & Sally Pumpkins

Celebrate Halloween with these classic spooky characters! Create a glowing Jack Skellington and a Sally pumpkin that will give your fall party an eerie and creative vibe. Share your love of this beloved movie with these pumpkins painted with PlaidFX.

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At a Glance:

Project #15611 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

FX SMOOTH SATIN BLIZZARD 8 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $11.99
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PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Carbon, 8 oz. - 36933

Number Needed: 1 $11.99
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PlaidFX Nitro Glow Flexible Acrylic Paint - Neutral, 3 oz. - 36907

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
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PlaidFX Armour Metal Flexible Acrylic Paint - New Liberty, 3 oz. - 36889

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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PlaidFX Brush Sets - Specialty Set, 4 pc. - 36774

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Enchanted, 3 oz. - 36839

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
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PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Aquarius, 3 oz. - 36859

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
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PlaidFX Smooth Satin Flexible Acrylic Paint - Fools Gold, 3 oz. - 36848

Number Needed: 1 $4.99
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Other Supplies

  • Two (2) 9" Craft Pumpkins
  • 4mm Black EVA Foam
  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Black Pen
  • Hot Glue

Project Patterns and Printables

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instructions

Step-by-Step Instructions

Jack Skellington

  1. Paint pumpkin white or start with white pumpkin.
  2. Paint pumpkin with Nitro Glow (10 layers).
  3. Trace out face pattern and transfer to 4mm EVA Foam.
  4. Glue face onto pumpkin.
  5. Trace out bow tie pattern and transfer to 4mm EVA Foam.
  6. Add hot glue details.
  7. Paint bow tie black.
  8. Add highlights with Armour Metallic in New Liberty.
  9. Paint stem of pumpkin black.
  10. Add highlights lightly with Armour Metallic in New Liberty with 7/8” Textured Brush.
Sally
  1. Paint pumpkin white or start with white pumpkin.
  2. Paint first patch sections in Enchanted.
  3. Paint second patch sections in Aquarius.
  4. Paint third patch sections in Fool’s Gold.
  5. Paint fourth patch sections in Carbon.
  6. Add line, swirl, and dot details to various patches with Carbon.
  7. Finish off with stitch marks around patches using Carbon.

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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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