Carve the Best Pumpkin on the Block
Make Halloween magic this year by carving realistic pumpkins! This book will show you how to use easy-to-learn techniques to create awesome "3D" pumpkin personalities that will astonish your neighbors, family, and friends. Award-winning pumpkin carver Lundy Cupp teaches you how to use simple household knives and inexpensive tools to carve memorable pumpkin faces, from frightful and spooky to fanciful and goofy.
Learn the secrets of bringing expressive pumpkin characters to life by adding realistic details like teeth and eyes--instead of just cutting out solid shapes. Lundy takes you step-by-step through detailed projects for both beginning and advanced carvers. Twenty ready-to-use patterns are included for carving imaginative faces in pumpkins, gourds, squashes, and sweet potatoes.
Create one-of-a-kind Halloween pumpkins
- Start with solid pumpkins--no hollowing necessary
- Learn carving techniques that bring out pumpkin personalities
- Get inspired with a colorful gallery of realistic pumpkin art