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Carve a spooky 3-D skull out of a pumpkin!
You'll need to hunt for your pumpkin in a place with weird-shaped pumpkins, which (as I mention in my Life-Size Skeleton instructable) probably isn't...
Cut along the jawbone, and around the entire pumpkin. You're defining the "line" where the neck meets the skull here. Now, scoop out the brains. It...
As you carve your skull, keep in mind that you're trying to create the illusion of depth. Real skulls don't actually have "holes" all the way through ...
Get all of the surfaces to their approximate depths. Again, remember that it's all illusion: you'd need a completely solid pumpkin to be truly accurat...
After you have your rough shapes, start smoothing them out: When you make two adjacent cuts, you get two smooth, flat planes, with a ridge or "facet" ...
Smooth him out, peel off as much orange as you want. If you peel it all off, nobody can tell it's a pumpkin... if that's one of your goals, so be it. ...
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