Introduction: Pumpkin Carving

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To carve a pumpkin in this manner, the first step is removing the rind on the pumpkin; to do this one can use large clay tools or a Dremel with a sanding attachment.  (If you are impatient like I am I'd go with a Dremel!)

Once the rind is taken away from the section you would like to carve, use various clay tools to achieve the desired look.  I find it easiest to start with the nose and then the eyes, mouth and then cheeks.

This was my first attempt at carving a pumpkin in this manner.  I found that the consistency changes quickly, so working quickly is a must!


canida (author)2009-10-30

This guy looks awesome!  Nice detail work. ;)

stewilso (author)canida2009-10-31

 Thank you!  I'm going to try and get several photos together to show how easy this way of carving a pumpkin is.

eoutlaw (author)2009-10-30

This is great!!!

stewilso (author)eoutlaw2009-10-31

 Thank you, it was really fun to try carving a pumpkin this way.

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