Plaid Apple Barrel Polka Dot Spider Pumpkin

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by Julie Lewis, Plaid

Plaid Apple Barrel Polka Dot Spider Pumpkin

Can you believe a carvable pumpkin was used to make this cute little critter?

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    Base coat pumpkin and Styrofoam ball with Granite Gray. (Tip: insert pencil in Styrofoam ball as a holder while painting.)
  • 3
    Use larger foam applicator to create Black spots on pumpkin. When dry, use smaller foam applicator to make Candy Pink and White dots inside Black ones.
  • 4
    Create two Candy Pink eyes with foam applicator. When dry, glue wiggle eyes over dots. Paint mouth and fangs with liner brush.
  • 5
    Create holes in pumpkin with pencil where legs will be inserted. Bend chenille stems into a “z” shape as shown and insert one end into hole with glue. Repeat with all legs.
  • 6
    Glue head to pumpkin body to complete.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Granite Gray 104769867 (2)
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Candy Pink 104769873
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. White 104107351
  • Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black 104107352
  • Fun-Kins Craft Carvable Pumpkin 6 inch 104598620
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 3 inch 104183635
  • Giant Black Chenille Stems/Pipe Cleaners
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 30 mm 2 pc. 104234508
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 1/2 104464131
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Liner 1 104464145
  • 5/8 inch Foam Applicator
  • 1-1/4 inch Foam Applicator
  • Pencil
  • Foam Plate or Palette
  • Water Basin
  • Paper Towels