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ACRYLIC KNITTED PUMPKIN

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ACRYLIC KNITTED PUMPKIN

Designer: Bob Moreni

SUPPLIES

Form

  • CD025 Small Knitted Pumpkin

Colors

  • SS-81 Shimmering Silver
  • SS-276 Forest Green
  • SS-317 Turquoise
  • SS-335 Rich Blue
  • MM-105 Gold Metallic

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. In a small 2oz Cup, mix the following colors to create teal color. 1¼ tsp SS-335 Rich Blue, ½ tsp SS-276 Forest Green and ¼ tsp 317 Turquoise.
  4. Basecoat the pumpkin with 1-2 coats of the teal mix to the whole pumpkin. Allow to dry!
  5. Drybrush the pumpkin with 2 coats of MM-105 Gold Metallic. Allow to dry!
  6. In a small 2oz Cup, mix the following colors 1/4tsp SS-81 Shimmering Silver and 1/4tsp MM-105 Gold Metallic to create a champagne gold.
  7. Drybrush the high areas of the pumpkin to highlight.
  8. Drybrush the stem with SS-81 Shimmering Silver.
  9. Shade the deep crevices of the pumpkin with the basecoat color. Allow to dry!
  10. Apply 1-2 coats of AC-502 Matte Sealer to the piece.
  11. DO NOT FIRE!