I asked the same question to this list not too long ago. The advice I
received is: Paint with primer, sand lightly, paint with acrylic or latex,
seal with spray on , or painted on clear acrylic (I think, my notes are at
I'll let you know how it works when we do it in October.
On the subject of pumpkins, permanent markers can be used on clean, dry
pumpkins. I believe acrylic works, too. Has anyone tried tempera with a
spray acrylic sealer?
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From: "LeAnn Escoffre" <email@example.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 4:36 PM
Subject: RE: A R T C L U B .... ~need ideas, please~
> Just wondering what kind of paint would be good to paint the cans with and
> is a sealer necessary. Also my principle is bringing in pumpkins for my
> classes to paint. Any suggestions for paint etc?