Humpty Dumpty Painted Egg

Humpty Dumpty Painted Egg

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 1st 2016

Create this Humpty Dumpty character in bright Easter-time colors of Americana® Acrylics.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • scissors
    • pencil
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • #0 liner brush
    • button
    • glue
    • sponge pouncer
    • Fun Foam sheets
    • pencil sharpener
    • scruffy brush
    • four wooden dowel rods
    • wiggle eyes
    • Styrofoam egg



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a pencil to mark off the head about 1/3 way down from the narrow end of the Styrofoam egg.
    2. Use a pencil to draw a collar onto the egg with two pointed ends in the front.
    3. Trace and transfer the hand pattern onto the lavender Fun Foam and the shoe pattern on the brown Fun Foam. Cut out the shapes with scissors.
    4. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Flesh Tone to paint the head and Snow White for the collar.
    5. Load the tips of a scruffy brush with Melon. Scrub almost all of paint off onto paper towel. Gently swirl the brush bristle tips in a circular motion on the face for cheeks.
    6. Use a liner brush and Lamp Black to paint the mouth and nose. Outline the collar.
    7. Use a sponge pouncer and Poodleskirt Pink to stamp dots on the body.
    8. Position and adhere the wiggle eyes and a button.
    9. Sharpen one end of each dowel with a pencil sharpener. Position and push them into the body for arms and legs. Secure with glue.
    10. Position the hands on the arms and shoes on the feet. Secure with glue.


    Feet And Hands Pattern