Black glue is a cool art technique that can be used with so many themes for seasons and holidays too! Can you make paint with glue? Yes, and we will show you how! This mixed media pumpkin art sure is a fun way to jump into art this fall. All you need is our free printable pumpkin template, watercolors, and glue. Here is an easy addition to your pumpkin theme lesson plans or art time at home!

HOW TO MAKE PUMPKINS WITH BLACK GLUE

BLACK GLUE ART FOR KIDS

Get ready to add this simple pumpkin art project to your art and craft activities this fall. If you want to learn more about how to make black glue for art, let’s grab the supplies.  While you’re at it, make sure to check out these other fun pumpkin activities!

Our art and craft activities are designed with you, the parent or teacher, in mind!  Easy to set up, quick to do, most activities will take only 15 to 30 minutes to complete and are heaps of fun!  Plus, our supplies lists usually contain only free or cheap materials you can source from home!

We love simple fall art projects for young kids.  From leaf painting to yarn apples, we have tonnes of fall ideas for you to try. Read on to find out how to easily create your own pumpkin art with homemade black glue this season.

BLACK GLUE PUMPKINS

Grab your free pumpkin project today and get started!

MATERIALS NEED:

  • Printable pumpkin template
  • Glue
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Watercolors
  • Water
  • Paintbrush
  • Squeeze bottle or zip lock bag

HOW TO PAINT PUMPKINS WITH BLACK GLUE

STEP 1.  Download and print our pumpkin template.

STEP 2.  Create your own black glue by mixing together black acrylic paint and glue.  Then add the black glue to a squeeze bottle or a zip lock bag.  Cut off the corner of the bag.

STEP 3.  Outline the edge of the pumpkins with black glue.

STEP 4.  After the black glue dries, paint the pumpkins and the background with watercolors for a cool stained glass effect!

MORE FUN WITH PUMPKINS

WATERCOLOR AND BLACK GLUE PAINTED PUMPKINS

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