When I got this little pumpkin out of the fridge ready to cook it up, it just begged to be carved first. And who am I to deny a last request? So I decided to try my hand at pumpkin sculpting.
Step 1: The Tools
Step 2: The Design
Step 3: Deepening the Lines
I then began to deepen the lines, slowly.
Step 4: Trouble
It soon became clear that I was in trouble. My face was not taking shape very well. Drastic measures would have to be taken to make it work. So, I began slicing away larger chunks of pumpkin.
Step 5: How Deep Can You Go?
I still wasn't happy with what I was seeing and I was running out of pumpkin. I couldn't cut much deeper.
Step 6: Is It Time to Give Up Yet?
Taking out my frustration now by hacking at the pumpkin. No good can come from this.
Step 7: Don't Ever Give Up!
And the final result is....
Pretty awesome! After lighting up my pumpkin I got a big surprise. It actually looked really cool!
It just goes to show, you should never give up. :0)
Step 8: And Finally...
He went to join Jack in the happy pumpkin patch in the sky. Hey, we all end up there eventually.