Pumpkin Eggs:

White Lines


Once you have drawn in all your pencil lines, you can begin to wax.  I use a medium stylus on pumpkin eggs, as the lines are fairly simple and need to stand out.

Start with this egg or a similar one:

Begin by waxing in the facial features: eyes, nose, mouth.

Next, wax in the stem at the top of the egg:

Once you’ve written in all the features, you can wax in the pumpkin’s lines.  The eight longitudinal lines are waxed in now, carefully avoiding the features:


You are almost done with white.  Before proceeding any further, it is time to clean the egg, as discussed on the next page.

  Pencil Lines        Cleaning

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