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August Projects: Pumpkin Mashups 3

These three pumpkins were started a couple of weeks ago and are the result of mixing three of my different projects into one…the trash bag pumpkins, the new cardboard strip pumpkins and the screaming ½ skulls. The progress so far is promising…these guys will eventually have eyeballs and get painted with an airbrush.

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The Life of Charlie 3

Meet Charlie, he’s an everyday papier mache pumpkin that volunteered, or rather was drafted for an interesting experiment. Charlie’s new job is to test the durability of weatherproof coating on papier mache props and he started his new job today (Saturday, July 10th, 2010). Charlie was painted with black exterior latex paint and acrylics then [...]




Pumpkins v2.0 0

Another approach to making papier mache pumpkins using recycled cardboard to create a simple armature that can be papier mached. This technique is great for making smaller pumpkins perfect for tabletop or mantle displays. The armature technique is simple and very dependable allowing you to create your very pumpkin patch with relative ease. Complete tutorial [...]