Step 3: Cutting!

Now the action! Time to get chopping!

I used the large chisel type blade to chop out the major detail.

Top tip!
start from the middle and work out. This keeps the pumpkin strong. I chopped out the large bits first which was a bad thing to do!

I then changed to the smaller angled scalpel like blade for the more delicate work.


Hah, fancy finding this. I just carved my pumpkin last weekend, I went for a head-on (sorry about that one) perspective.
Here's my attempt! &lt;br/&gt;&lt;br/&gt;&lt;a rel=&quot;nofollow&quot; href=&quot;http://img147.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img7902px9.jpg&quot;&gt;http://img147.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img7902px9.jpg&lt;/a&gt;&lt;br/&gt;<br/>
(No insult to maker, but I think yours is better than his)
Haha thanks.<br /> I thought I should have shot at it with some .22 to make stars :D<br />
Haha, cool! I love the little Death Star up in the corner :-)
Thanks for the inspiration haha
Cool I want to try that Next Halloween!!<br />
I think that looks really cool!:)
did you have a patter? can you share? THX
Do you mean pattern? If so then I think this'll be the one that he used...
What are those pictures called?
Is <em>stencils</em> the word that you're looking for? A black and white image similar to that? <br/>
Thanks you a lot!!!!
No problemo! :-)
Nice tutor ! I carve FOAM kins using the cut through the pattern method. by gluing it on with white school glue. for real kins - I use transfer paper - to transfer the pattern. St0ney stoneykins.com
It kinda looks like a DV mask from an angle and you tilt your head one way and....
GREAT!! I just have to try this next hall-o-ween !!!LOL
Ok i have to admit,this is one of the strangest things of star wars i've ever seen.But I'll Have to admit,it does look cool!Its really funny because i found this when i typed in paper ninja star!lol
I like it, but I'm also a self proclaimed Star Wars nerd.
Nice one, I like it! -May the dark side of the force be with you-
i kinda see vader but it is an auwsome idea
Don't worry, I see Darth Vader. ;-)
Thanks man! :) I guess I have to work harder next year :)
It's doesn't really strike me as the Darth Vader mask. I don't see the resemblence...
Ha! Thanks for you great, helpful comment! ;)<br/><br/>Here, this might help you out: <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.engadget.com/media/2007/10/darth-vader-psp.jpg">http://www.blogsmithmedia.com/www.engadget.com/media/2007/10/darth-vader-psp.jpg</a><br/>
Honestly, the picture is a bit too close and is kinda hard to make out as what it's suppose to be. I can see it fine in the thumbnail, but looks off to me in the full size too. I'm sure it looks great though.

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