How to Paint Cute and Scary Faces on Pumpkin: 35 Pictures

Hey, Ya! Happy Halloween in advance! I am ready with my super creative painter skills to get my pumpkins painted this year. I practically think dropping the idea of carving out shapes in pumpkin in order to make it look scary or cute is gonna be a good one.

Gone are the days when people carved the scoop out and fixed vampire teeth in it or some animal that scared the hell out. Also check out Scary Zombie Nail Art idea that is also going to make up for the incomplete monstrousness.  How to Paint Cute and Scary Faces on Pumpkin is now taken to a whole new inspiring level here with the brilliant usage of colors and lights. Check it out!

How to Paint Cute and Scary Faces on Pumpkin

LEC Lighted Pumpkin Face


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Battery operated LEC lightings could be a great way to add character to your pumpkin. Draw a devil’s face on your pumpkin and attach LED lightings to it. Switch off the light and send out a scary wish to your friends and family! This is my personal favourite way on how to paint cute and scary faces on pumpkin.

Use The Pumpkin Parts To Make The Scary Face


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Another interesting yet simple way to create a scary pumpkin is to use the stem of the pumpkin as the nose of the devil. Paint the eyes and mouth of the devil and give a scary twist to your Halloween.

Carve Your Pumpkin With The Basics


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If you are wondering how to paint cute and scary faces on pumpkin, using sketch pens is the best way. Use black sketch pen or paint to give your Halloween pumpkin the character of a devil. Black colour can be a very effective way to create an illusion of carving on your pumpkin.

Thread The Pumpkin Teeth


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You can also use yellow and black thread to create devil like teeth image on your pumpkin. Place threads in zig zag manner to give a devilish turn to your pumpkin.

Utilize The Dark Red And Black Colors


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Use red and black combination to make your pumpkin scarier. Red and black colour is the classic combination to bring about devilish effect on your pumpkin.  If you are looking for handmade Halloween paper mache creatures ideas, here it is for you.

Draw The Features And Use The Stem


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Paint the stem of pumpkin black and use it as the crown of pumpkin. Draw devil’s face features and scare the hell out of your friends and family.

Add Glitter To The Eyes Of Your Pumpkin


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Paint two wide eyes on pumpkin preferably with a black marker or paint. Highlight it with gold glitter. Paint the stem of pumpkin black and create a scary yet beautiful effect on your Halloween pumpkin.

Wack Your Creative Side And Use Glaze Papers


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Wondering how to paint cute and scary faces on pumpkin? Why not use bright and fluorescent colours to add a cute character to your pumpkin. You can also use glaze papers to add colours.

Take Inspiration From Cartoon Characters


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Painting your pumpkin to resemble cartoon characters is a classic yet very effective way to give an adorable twist to your pumpkin. Mickey mouse and Minnie mouse are quite famous but you can try whichever cartoon character catches your fancy. This is going to be a rage amongst children.

Combine Butterflies With Your Pumpkin


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Another beautiful way to decorate your pumpkin is to draw a mason jar and show little butterflies flying out of it. It gives a very hopeful and festive feel to the occasion.

Do Not Miss Out On The Polka Dots Designs


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You can also paint your entire pumpkin and draw a polka pattern all along the pumpkin and then draw a cute face to make your pumpkin look cute.

Touch Of Fairies And Princess On Your Pumpkin


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You can use net to draw a fairy princess out of your pumpkin. Addition of crown on your pumpkin will give an even beautiful form to your pumpkin.

Let Your Pumpkin Have A Cute Bow


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Use of ribbons is an adorable way to make your pumpkin cute. Bow can be made out of ribbons and attached on the stem of pumpkin. Use multicoloured ribbons to add more character to your Halloween prop.

Add Facial Features Using Colourful Things


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Coloured candies can be stuck on the pumpkin as facial features or even in a random manner to give a colourful yet cute shape to your pumpkin.

Go The Confetti Way


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Confetti is another component which can give a colourful twist to your pumpkin in a very easy way. If you are wondering how this is going to answer your question of how to paint cute and scary faces on pumpkin, then try to use different sizes, shapes and colors of confetti and see the difference it makes.


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Painting gives you one more treat of not wasting a single pound of pumpkin (unlike the carved ones that just leave you with the dried seeds to bake). Make pumpkin pancakes after you are done celebrating Halloween day!

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