Intermediate | 47 min
Taught by Courtney Cerruti
Sometimes you want more than a toothy jack-o-lantern welcoming Halloween guests to your front porch or dining room table. Courtney shows you how to borrow techniques from printmaking to create fanciful carved designs – in addition to some quick, non-carving ideas. You’ll have plenty of ideas for adding elegant silhouettes, glitter and geometric designs to your Halloween décor.
Learn how to:
  • Borrow techniques from printmaking to design
  • Use non-carving ideas
  • Make geometric designs

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow video lesson on Halloween pumpkin carving
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from artist Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students

Chapters
Introduction
00:26
Carve Image
10:08
16:48
Carving Variations
06:30
Non-carving designs
09:04
04:10
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Carved Pumpkin:
  • hollowed out pumpkin
  • black and white high contrast image
  • sturdy pin
  • top of canning jar
  • printmaking/carving tools
  • tape
Painted Pumpkins:
  • pumpkin
  • oil based paint pens (Courtney uses broad line DecoColor pens)
  • gold leafing pens (Courtney uses Krylon Gold Leafing Pens)
Glittered Pumpkins:
  • small pumpkin
  • PVA glue (book binding glue)
  • fine glitter
  • glue brushes
  • scratch paper
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
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Halloween Witch Face Paint
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Transform into a witchy wonder with this easy face painting tutorial. Courtney gives tips and tricks for creating a classic, green witch face that is perfect for Halloween. You will even learn how to paint a spooky spider web accent to go with your green face.