Starry Stack O’ Lantern

Designer: Bob Moreni



  1. Cast the mold in usual manner. While in the leather state, using the star cookie cutter press out the star shape. Allow to dry. Clean the greenware with a Clean-Up Tool.
  2. Bisque fire the pumpkin and the leaves to cone 04.
  3. Using a Basecoat Brush, basecoat the bottom pumpkin with SS-211 Orange Rust, middle pumpkin with SS-254 Golden Ochre, the top pumpkin with SS-45 Buttermilk stem with SS-24 Chocolate Fudge
  4. Using a soft brush to antique. Apply a thinned coat of SS-234 Medium Mocha to a small area at a time to the top pumpkin wipe back with a soft cloth. Continue till the entire pumpkin has been antiqued.
  5. Dry brush the bottom pumpkin with SS-211 Orange Rust then using the same brush with SS-210 Orange. Highlight with SS-3 Honey Toast.
  6. Dry brush the middle pumpkin with SS-254 Golden Ochre then with SS-3 Honey Toast. Highlight with SS-111 Brightest Yellow.
  7. Dry brush the top pumpkin with SS-45 Buttermilk then highlight with SS-135 White.
  8. Dry Brush the stem with SS-234 Medium Mocha, highlight lightly with SS-45 Buttermilk. Allow to Dry!
  9. Apply 1-2 coats of AC-502 Matte Sealer to the piece.
  10. DO NOT FIRE!



  • CD028 Stack O’Lantern


  • SS-3 Honey Toast
  • SS-24 Chocolate Fudge
  • SS-45 Buttermilk
  • SS-111 Brightest Yellow
  • SS-135 White
  • SS-211 Orange Rust
  • SS-234 Medium Mocha
  • SS-254 Golden Ochre

Decorating Accessories

  • Basecoat Brush
  • Large Soft Brush (old soft fan will work)
  • Various Drybrush’s
  • AC-502 Matte Sealer

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Foam Plates – Aluminum Foil for Palette
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Bowl
  • Clean-Up Tool
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • Soft Cloth
  • Mini Star Cookie Cutter