Tutorial: Jack-O-Lantern

It is the weekend before Halloween and I felt a little festive so I decided to carve a jack-o-lantern. Here is how it went:

Went the local pumpkin patch.
Picked out an ugly little bugger with a lot of character.
Pulled out my woodcut tools and some inspiration.
Sketched it out with a marker. I like to use the contours to shape the features
(Toxic Avenger was on TV).
Cleaned out the guts.
Start carving I used a fillet knife that I could make smaller details with and took my time with it.
The green pumpkins are a bit thicker than the orange ones, so I didn’t bother using the wood cut tools to much, but I gave the mouth a little dimension.
Than I lit it and hope that it doesn’t catch on fire later.

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