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ACRYLIC FLUTED PUMPKIN

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ACRYLIC FLUTED PUMPKIN

Designer: Bob Moreni

SUPPLIES

Form

  • CD026 Medium Fluted Pumpkin

Colors

  • MM-102 Copper Metallic
  • MM-103 Dark Bronze Metallic
  • MM-106 Steel Metallic
  • MM-305 Rapid Rust
  • SS-24 Chocolate Fudge

Decorating Accessories

  • Basecoat Brush
  • Various Drybrush’s
  • RB-104 #4 Liner
  • RB-116 #6 Round
  • AC-502 Matte Sealer

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Foam Plates – Aluminum Foil for Palette
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Bowl
  • Clean-Up Tool
  • Sponge
  • 2 Small 2oz Cups
  • Measuring spoons

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cast the mold in usual manner. Allow to dry. Clean the greenware with a Clean-Up Tool. Bisque fire to cone 04.
  2. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  3. Using a Basecoat Brush, basecoat the whole pumpkin with 1-2 coats of SS-24 Chocolate Fudge. Allow to dry.
  4. Using a Basecoat Brush, basecoat the whole pumpkin except the stem with 1-2 coats of MM-103 Dark Bronze Metallic. Allow to dry.
  5. Drybrush the pumpkin except the stem with1-2 coats of MM-102 Copper Metallic. Allow to dry.
  6. Apply 1 coat of MM-106 Steel Metallic to the stem. When dry apply a 2nd coat of MM-106 Steel Metallic to the stem, while this coat is still wet apply a coat of MM-305 Rapid Rust to the stem. You may want to lay the pumpkin on its side so the MM-305 Rapid Rust does not drip onto the pumpkin. Allow to dry.
  7. Shade the deep crevices of the pumpkin with the basecoat color. Allow to dry.
  8. DO NOT FIRE!