Cover the top half of the pumpkin with press-and-seal wrap. If your artistic skills are a little bit scary now is the time to let them shine.
Paint the entire pumpkin white then use black for his face.
What paint sticks best to pumpkins. A thin coat of clear spray paint and they were ready to display. From cool DIY to amazing craft ideas make your pumpkin pop with these awesome new Halloween pumpkin. Paint primer is an intermediary paint that coats a surface and once dry it allows another paint to be painted overtop of it.
Then use letter stickers to spell out words and cover the stem with press-and-seal wrap. If youre feeling very adventurous heres a few more pumpkin painting ideas. The pumpkin sticking procedures are easily improved with this glue that has been having a transparent color to make it easy to you to apply it on the pumpkin.
You can use the natural color of your pumpkin as the background for your design or you can paint the entire pumpkin another color. Its really quick and goes on so evenly. I added a tiny bit of white to the dark sage and a drop of yellow to the white paint so that the white pumpkins werent too bright.
Now you have a ghost pumpkin. 2 Beacon 3-in-1 Advanced Craft Glue 4 oz. In your case I would try an epoxy primer to coat the surface of the pumpkin.
Remove the stickers and the press-and-seal wrap once the paint has dried. You could also spray paint one portion of your pumpkin for a fun dip-dyed finish. Maybe a black cat.
Using a Sharpie to draw on pumpkins is not much different than using it to decorate paper — its permanent which is why stencils are recommended — but it is a Halloween jack-o-lantern after all. Hot glue your pumpkins in place. As the sticks dry so quickly you dont want to colour the whole pumpkin in as it.
Paint Samples My second favorite was using some old paint samples from when I was painting my walls. Spray paint is something that is really versatile he says. One of the easiest and prettiest ways to decorate your pumpkins without breaking out the knives is painting them with a chalky finish paint.
Supplies for Painting Pumpkins. When painting the entire pumpkin. Create your designs and go to town on your pumpkins.
Plastic pumpkins You could use real pumpkins too Spray paint I used Krylon Matte White and Krylon Gray Primer. Use an acrylic paint to paint the pumpkin. If desired print out images to cut out and trace on the pumpkin before painting.
Paint colors can be layered once the base color dries. With some paint and brushes you can make a fabulous decoration. Leftover latex house paint which works in similar fashion to acrylic may also be used.
Whether youre using real pumpkins or fake ones Deco Art paint pens will work like a charm on the surface. Once they were sketched out we started adding our paint sticks. Spray Paint This was hands down my favorite way to paint a pumpkin.
Yep you guessed itpaint the whole pumpkin black and use yellow for his eyes. Like embellishment painting a pumpkin is a good alternative to carving for those who might not be quite up to the task. Paint the whole pumpkin green with black hair.
How about a Frankenstein pumpkin. We added 1-3 colours before dipping our brushes in water and using circular motions to start lifting some of the colour for blending. The links attached are not the exact paints but close.
These pumpkin painting ideas are trendingand now youll know why. In case you feel like getting wild white acrylic paint also works well and then you can draw on top of it as do Sharpies. Evan uses spray paint to create collections of pumpkins in different shades of the same color to paint the stems of the pumpkins in contrasting shades and to set a base coat for more detailed work.
Acrylic paints will last the longest but childrens poster paint will work too. While you can use acrylic or spray paint we prefer the matte coverage that a chalky finish paint providesplus its super versatile and can be used to create a variety of different techniques and finishes. One coat gave great coverage and they dried really quickly.
Frankly any white or gray paint would work well just be sure to get a matte finish if you want them to look similar to mine. I only needed one coat of black spray paint to get the job done. Another great glue from Beacon that has been the national standard for this kind of jobs.
You need a paint primer that is water resistant. Acrylics dry quickly and cover fairly well suitable for painting small areas or large sections of the pumpkin. Acrylic paint is soluble in water and pumpkins have a lot of water in them.
I was worried that it would be difficult to decorate a spray painted pumpkin with markers but I had no such problems.