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Harlequin Pumpkin Trio

By: Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
Debbie Saenz
My name is Debbie Saenz and I’ve had a passion for creating art ever since I was a young child. Through the years, I’ve enjoyed working with many different art mediums and I’m always excited to learn new techniques. My heart’s desire is to inspire people through my art. My latest passion is mixed-media…It’s like a melting pot of all the mediums I love! Come learn more about me and my creative journey on my blog, A Creative Life, at: http://debbiesaenz.typepad.com
Beautiful harlequin pumpkins add a festive twist to pumpkin decorating.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Daffodil Yellow, 2 oz.
Item #2550
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Brilliant Pink, 2 oz.
Item #2574
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Vivid Orange, 2 oz.
Item #2576
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.

$1.59

Other Supplies
Three Funkins different sizes
Rubber bands
Pencil
Paint Brush

Instructions

1. Paint large pumpkin Daffodil Yellow, medium pumpkin Vivid Orange, and small pumpkin Brilliant Pink; allow to dry.

2. Place one rubber band each evenly around center of pumpkins (Horizontally).

3. Place 12 rubbers bands each evenly around pumpkin across stem and around bottom (Vertically); each pumpkin should be divided into 24 sections, 12 on upper half and 12 on lower half of pumpkin.

4. Using pencil, draw three elongated diamonds (In Columns) in each of the 12 sections to create a harlequin pattern; begin in the center using the rubber band dividing the pumpkin in half as your guide for the middle diamond in each column.

5. Paint diamonds on large pumpkin with Brilliant Pink, medium pumpkin with Daffodil Yellow, and small pumpkin with Vivid Orange; give a second coat if necessary.

6. Paint dots between diamonds on large pumpkin with Vivid Orange, medium pumpkin with Brilliant Pink, and small pumpkin with Daffodil Yellow.

7. Paint stem of large pumpkin with Brilliant Pink, medium pumpkin with Daffodil Yellow, and small pumpkin with Vivid Orange.

PROJECT TIP: Change the color combination or add rhinestones instead of painted dots.

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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.

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