Halloween Pumpkins

Designer: Marcia Roullard



  1. Cut out the wet greenware in your desired design. Eyes, nose and mouth design is etched in the mold, to remove and cut your own design, sponge off the lines. Cut a hole in the back for a cord hole to light up.
  2. Let Dry and fire to cone 04.
  3. Thin slightly FN-044 Yellow-Orange, pour to the inside of the pumpkin, roll to coat, wipe off the excess glaze that will run onto the front of the pumpkin. Brush the Yellow-Orange inside edges of the cut out features.
  4. Brush on three coats of FN-003 Orange using CB-604 Soft Fan to the outside of the pumpkin, brush the stem with FN-020 Medium Green, three coats. Thin slightly SC-14 Java Bean, brush a line to the detail of the pumpkins, fade at the edges.
  5. Let dry.
  6. Mix on a palette, SC-15 Tuxedo with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium with a palette knife to the consistency of peanut butter. Use the Halloween screens spider, bat, tree, spider web from DSS-0118 Halloween Screens and the crow from DSS-0114 Creepy. Hold the shiny side down, on the surface of the pumpkins, rub the thickened SC-15 Tuxedo over the screens, remove gently wash, lay flat to dry.
  7. Outline the outside edges of the eyes and mouth with SG-401 Black use CB-110 Liner to apply, while the Black is wet pull the black with a wet brush to create bleed lines under the eyes, mouth and nose. Pull the paint with a stiffer brush such as a square shader.
  8. Brush the letters in the mouth opening with two coats of SC-15 Tuxedo, use CB-106 Script Liner.
  9. Fire to cone 05/06.



  • CD-1042 Oval Pumpkin
  • CD-522 16″ Large Slim Pumpkin
  • CD-523 12 1/2″ Medium Slim Pumpkin
  • CD-524 9″ Small Slim Pumpkin


  • FN-003 Orange
  • FN-044 Yellow-Orange
  • FN-020 Medium Green
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SG-401 Black
  • SC-14 Java Bean

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 Script Liner
  • CB-110 Liner
  • CB-308 Square Shader
  • DSS-0118 Halloween
  • DSS-0114 Creepy
  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Palette Knife