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Bats in A Frame Crackled Pumpkin

Bats in A Frame Crackled Pumpkin

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 23rd 2015

Combine spooky with spectacular in this black and white pumpkin with crackling and flying bats.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • pen
    • #1 round brush
    • medium foam pumpkin

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Remove the tags from the foam pumpkin. (Or use a real pumpkin.)
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Relic to basecoat the entire pumpkin. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use the same brush and Crackle Medium to apply over the entire pumpkin except for the stem. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Lace to quickly paint over the whole pumpkin except for the stem. Rinse brush. (The crackling will happen immediately; that's why it is important to be quick.)
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Enlarge the pattern to fit the pumpkin. Use a pen and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the pattern onto the front center of the pumpkin.
    10. Use a #1 round brush and Relic to paint the oval and swirl border. Rinse brush.
    11. Instruction #6
    12. Use the same brush and Carbon to fill in the bats. Rinse brush.
    13. Instruction #7
    14. Use the same brush and Yesteryear to paint inside the framed area. Rinse brush.
    15. Instruction #8
    16. Use the same #1 round brush and Everlasting to fill in the middle section around the bats. Rinse brush.
    17. Instruction #9
    18. Once completely dry, use a 3/4" flat brush and Ultra-Matte Varnish to seal the entire pumpkin. Rinse brush.

    DOWNLOADS

    Bats And Frame Pattern