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Smiling Jack-o-lantern Ornament

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pumpkin, 2 oz.
Item #225
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 - Light Blue, 2 oz.
Item #402
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 - Pure Orange, 2 oz.
Item #628
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 - Grass Green, 2 oz.
Item #644
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 - Lemon Custard, 2 oz.
Item #735
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 - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #901
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home decor. 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 - Licorice, 2 oz.
Item #938
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 - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.
Item #954
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
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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