trick-or-treat pumpkin carving

As creative as I want to be with pumpkin carving, I just don’t have the skill when it comes to the real carve-all-the-way-through, pop-in-a-candle kind of carving. So I’ve accepted my shortcomings and adapted. I used to carve linoleum blocks in school for printmaking and still have my Speedball carving tool and thought it might be fun to try doing a shallow carving with that. This is my second year carving a pumpkin this way and I love it!

The planner I am, of course I always start with a sketch…



And when it started getting a little brown around the edges and looking not so fresh, I gave it a facelift with a little paint!


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  1. Pingback: DIY Pumpkin Carving | Passion For Pinterest

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