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Smiling Jack-o-lantern Ornament

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At a Glance:

#3387 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pumpkin, 2 oz. - 225

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Blue, 2 oz. - 402

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 628

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Grass Green, 2 oz. - 644

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemon Custard, 2 oz. - 735

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

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

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz. - 954

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instructions

Other Supplies

Paper mache ornament round - 3¾" x 3/8", Red button, Green felt, Wine cork, Liner brush, ¾" flat brush, ¼" flat brush, Hot glue gun, Scissors, Tracing paper, Pencil, Gray graphite, Stylus

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the paper mache ornament Pumpkin. Allow to dry.
  2. Using pencil trace pattern design onto tracing paper.
  3.  Transfer the eyes, lines of the pumpkin and mouth onto ornament using gray graphite and stylus.
  4. Paint the eyes Lemon Custard and the center of eye Licorice. Once dry go back and float Pumpkin around the inter edge of each eye. Highlight with Wicker White.
  5. Shade the lines on the pumpkin with Pure Orange. Allow to dry and highlight with Wicker White using the dry brush technique. Dry Brush Technique: Dry brush to highlight or shade. Fill brush with desired color. Wipe off most of the paint from brush onto paper towel. Lightly brush surface with a nearly dry brush.
  6. Paint teeth Wicker White and then shade with Light Blue. Paint the cracks in between the teeth Licorice. Allow to dry.
  7. Go back and outline everything with thinned Licorice using the liner brush.
  8. Cut a 3" circle of green felt. Make a small hole in the center and insert the hanger. Cut the circle into jagged egdes as shown in photo. Glue down with hot glue in the front and the back.
  9. Paint the cork Fresh Foliage; dry brush with Grass Green. Using the liner brush add lines to the stem of pumpkin. Use a long thin nail to poke a hole through the wine cork and then insert the hanger. Hot glue in place.
  10. Hot glue red button for nose in the center.

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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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