Picture of Scaredy Jack Pumpkin Candy Holder

Scaredy Jack Pumpkin Candy Holder

Covered in bright Duncan® colors, this screamin' jack-o-lantern adds some seriously spooky vibes to your Halloween decor! Stuff him with candy or a tea light for a bone-chilling accent to any room.

  1. Wipe pumpkin with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Pour some Dark Purple into large opening of mouth. Roll glaze around to coat insides. Pour out remaining glaze into a clean container. Let dry.
  3. Brush three coats Neon Orange over pumpkin except eyes, nose and stem. Let dry. Brush three coats to base as desired. Let dry.
  4. Using pencil, lightly draw small circle inside eyes for pupils. 
  5. Paint around circles with three coats of Dark Purple and also inside nose. Let dry.
  6. Brush three coats Neon Orange to pupils. Let dry.
  7. Brush three coats Dark Ginger to stem on top. Let dry well.
  8. Brush one light coat of Pure Brilliance to pumpkin. Let dry.
  9. Stilt on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
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Posted by Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

What you need:


  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towels
  • Small plastic bowl