How to Stencil a Pumpkin | Hello Fall Pumpkin Project

How to Stencil a Pumpkin | Hello Fall Pumpkin Project

Greet the coziest of seasons with this Hello Fall Pumpkin Project from Designer Stencils.

Here's what you'll need:

What you'll need
Hello Fall stencilTurn the stencil overRepositionable Spray AdhesiveSpray the undersideWait 30 to 60 secondsNow it's tacky
On a protected surface, spray the backside of your stencil with Repositionable Spray Adhesive.

Wait a few seconds for the spray to cure.
Paper plate and paper towelsPayne Gray Americana Acrylic PaintSoak the bristlesRemove excess paintTake your pumpkinPosition your stencil

Thoroughly shake your bottle of Americana Acrylic Paint in Payne Grey prior to pouring out a small amount onto a paper plate.

After soaking the bristles, remove excess paint by swirling the brush on a stack of paper towels.

Carefully position and hold the stencil against the pumpkin separately for each letter.

Swirl the brush through the stencilPush stencil against pumpkin with brushReposition the stencil as needed for each letterLight coatsStencil until shading is evenTouch up with craft brush

Apply the color in light coats using the same swirling motion.

Make sure to press the brush straight down to help hold the stencil flat against the surface.

You might have to readjust the stencil position for some letters to account for the curvature of the pumpkin.

Napa RedSoak the brushSwirl on paper towels

Next, switch to Napa Red to stencil the topmost leaf element.

Frog TapeMask around the topmost leafReady

You can use Frog Tape to mask any nearby elements that you do not wish to be painted red.

Swirl awayEven shadingRemove stencil

Stencil the leaf as you did the text earlier.

Pumpkin Spice paintRightmost leafOrange leaf

For the next leaf, use Pumpkin Spice paint.

Primary YellowStencilingPeel away

Switch to Primary Yellow for the final leaf element.

Touch up if neededAlmost doneFinished!

If necessary, take a small craft brush and go over any elements that you would like to be more shaded.

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