To decorate a pumpkin with dinosaurs, find an image of a dinosaur. Print it out on a sheet of standard paper. Cut the shape out to create a stencil, and use the stencil as a guide to paint the dinosaur onto the pumpkin.Continue Reading
Search online for an image of a dinosaur. The image should have a solid edge line. Print the picture out on standard computer paper.
Use a razor knife to cut the dinosaur out of your paper to create a stencil. Cut carefully in detailed sections to preserve the lines. Do not cut through the edges of the paper.
Buy a pumpkin that is larger than your dinosaur stencil. Wipe the pumpkin down to remove any dirt. Tape the stencil to the pumpkin using masking tape. With a marker, trace around the edges of the stencil to transfer the dinosaur shape onto the pumpkin.
Use acrylic paint and a paintbrush to fill in your dinosaur shape on the surface of the pumpkin. Allow the first coat of paint to dry completely before using other paint colors to add eyes, a mouth, teeth and other details.
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