Monday, October 12, 2015

5 for 5 Halloween - Day 1!

Welcome to Day 1 of our 5 for 5 Halloween Blog Event. Today our theme is "Paint". We are all sharing a project where we used paint. Each day our 5 Designers will post a Halloween Inspired Project based on a theme. Some of us are offering prizes, so be sure to visit all the links below and leave comments. 

And then here is my Day 1 Project!! Gotta love pumpkins at this time of year!! My girls wanted to buy some on October 1st!! We are hoping with all the rain and warm weather that they will actually make it to Halloween to carve!! 

I used a small 4x5 canvas.  I cut and painted some fun scrapbook paper for the pumpkins!! I mixed some blue and black paint to make the background.  The black paint by itself lacked depth and even though it doesn't really show up in the picture, the background is full of little variations of blue, black and gray!  Then I used a white paint pen to draw on the spider web and doodle a little.  
I hope you enjoy our 5 for 5 Halloween Challenge!!


  1. Beautiful little canvas Karen. Adore your doodling and handwriting.

  2. Adorable canvas! Love the background and how you added depth with the black and blue paints!

  3. Gorgeous pumpkins... great painting details and the whimsical spider web !

  4. Wonderful row of pretty pumpkins. Thank you for the tip on making your black background. Looks terrific!!!
    <3 J

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