Nowadays with the onset of Hollywood and Music icons being much sought after for Halloween themes, I decided to go back to the age old revered 'Pumpkin' and see what I could come up with...
Prepare for MADNESS!!!
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Step 1: Concept sketching
Step 2: Block work 6 hours
Usually I use two colors, Black for outlining the overall shape and then at a later stage red for fine detailing. By using colors, you gradually get a feel for the piece and the direction its going in.
A fillet knife and a belt sander was used to achieve the initial shaping. (please note all shaping was finished within 6 hours)
Step 3: FINE detailing
Initial lighting tests are vital to test certain cut angles. The way that the foam cut can affect how the light is reflected.