Wednesday, October 17, 2012

black and white pumpkins

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I love black and white and decided to get to work creating a variety of pumpkins in my favorite color scheme! 

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Instead of painting orange pumpkins white I made it easy and used white pumpkins!



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I wanted an elaborate lace inspired pumpkin. 1. I used my favorite supply- Tulip 3-D paint in black. 2. I started with a design 3. and repeated and embellished the design until the entire surface of the pumpkin was filled. 

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Then I painted the surface of a butternut squash. 1. I started by painting black stripes with acrylic paint. 2. Next, while the paint was still wet, I used a paper towel to pull paint away. 


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3. I used the paper towel, q-tips and the end of my paint brush to pull more paint away and scratch in the surface of the black paint. 4. Last, I filled the empty spaces with a few dots for embellishments.


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I kept it really simple and created a pumpkin full of expressive text. I used a black jumbo Sharpie and journaled around the entire pumpkin.

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The result- a variety of simple and unique pumpkins that look great in grouping!

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18 comments:

  1. Fabulous!!. Only you could doodle & paint on anything, put them on ETSY and they sell like hot cakes!. LOVE LOVE the grungy pumpkin :).

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  2. The script pumpkin is so lovely!

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  3. fun! FUn! That first one if my favorite! ;)

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  4. Beautiful pumpkins!!!! Great painting!!! Thank you again for the great inspiration you always spread around!

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  5. lovely, just lovely. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  6. These are soooo cool!

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  7. So creative and talented you are

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  8. Every year you do something great with pumpkins, but this year I particularly like this year's "crop"!!!

    however I do have one question: are these edible pumpkins? and if so, do you eat them afterwards? Does the paint on the skin affect the meat at all? just wondering....

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  9. Wow! What a brilliant idea! I love them all. I might have to try something like it myself, hope you don't mind.

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  10. Your work is amazing. I love it. :)

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  11. I just had to comment and tell you how freaking awesome this is!!

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  12. I'd just love on how u can turn things to something great!

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  13. Hi Alisa,

    Loved your cool black & white pumpkins and posted it on my Facebook page. Check it out:
    www.facebook.com/weheartcrafts

    Am truly enjoying your blog :)
    Keep being crafty.

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  14. A pumpkin becomes the most precious after your touch. It's just like the touch of Midas...
    arts and crafts

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  15. I am so glad that I came across this post. Thank you so much for sharing the same with your readers.

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