The first half of this Instructable will show you how to create a carvable pattern while the second half will give tips on how to carve it into your pumpkin.
**Be sure to come back closer to Halloween to check out some more of my projects for this year.**
Step 1: Phase 1: Create your pattern
You will also need photo editing software with some basic layer and brightness/contrast controls. I will be using a trusty old version of Adobe Photoshop. Gimp and other software should work just as well.