I love Halloween, always have. One of my favorite things about Halloween is carving pumpkins. I never use a template; I prefer to come up with my own crazy designs.

This year, I found a really great pumpkin at Clancy’s over in the Inner Sunset. He was a squatty little fella with a unique shape, like he already had a face before I even started taking pieces out of him. I almost wanted to leave him as-is. Almost…

Angelica and I had a small pumpkin carving party at our place last night. I went to work on Mr. Spooky Jack O’Lantern, capitalizing on his interesting natural shape. I used a narrow blade and a small scraper for removing surface material. The wire is simply paperclips I cut to length and bent to fit.

Written on October 24th, 2010 , Miscellaneous Fun Tags: , , , ,

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    Angelica commented

    I love it! It’s really creative and was a huge hit at the party. Think I’ll leave the creative carvings to you and stick with my stencils.

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    10/25/2010 at 2:48 pm
    Alexia Feauto commented

    you mad freak! That’s brilliant!

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    12/02/2010 at 3:26 am

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