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Carved Watermelon Portraits by Students

Here are a couple of photos of carved watermelon portraits that were recently sent to me by students of my Portrait Carving Course. You’ll see many carved portraits throughout my blog. Our recently previous article shows how one customer/student carved a guest of honor’s face into a dozen watermelons. Hi Nita, This is my first trial of […]

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Pumpkins

Pumpkin Heads for President

Of the Presidential pumpkins shown here, which pumpkin head do you like better? Hillary Pumpkin or Donald Trumpkin? We’ve got a couple of scary choices. Feel free to comment in the comments section below. What more can I say? Want to Carve Recognizable Pumpkin Portraits? You can carve pumpkin heads like these. It’s easier than you […]

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Pope watermelon carving by Jannet Michael

Pope Francis watermelon carving makes the local TV news.

I’m so impressed that customer/student Jannet Michael’s first watermelon portrait got local TV news coverage in Reading Pennsylvania. Her Pope Francis watermelon carving was her very first watermelon portrait after watching and learning from my Portrait Course. She did a fantastic job. Pope Francis Watermelon Carving is One of a Rind Hi Nita, After taking […]

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Banana Art

Who knew a banana peel and a safety pin is all it takes to create amazing works of Banana Art? We were amazed when we discovered these incredible carved portraits by graphic artist and illustrator, Honey. She’s created amazing recreations of iconic photos, including this James Dean illustration on the right. But there’s more to […]

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Scary face pumpkin carving of Nita

Scary and Silly Faces Carved on Pumpkins

Carving recognizable faces onto pumpkins is fun. For Halloween, it’s even more fun to carve some scary or silly faces. Here are a couple of examples of silly and scary faces carved on pumpkins. The best way for you to learn to carve pumpkin faces is with our Portrait Carving Course. I carved the following […]

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watermelon portrait for wedding rehearsal dinner

Carved Portraits on Watermelons & Pumpkins by student/customers

This article features some of the portraits that have been carved by some of my student/customers and blog readers. Maybe they’ll give you the encouragement to try some of your own. Pumpkins and watermelons that have carved portraits are a great way to honor guests at any special occasion. Carved Portraits Honor Loved Ones This […]

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Pumpkin Carvings of People

In this blog, I’ve compiled a few photos of pumpkin carvings of people. It’s incredible how much detail can be carved into a pumpkin to make it look like a well-known face. From historical figures to everyday people, these pumpkin carvings of people capture a life-like quality that is entertaining to view.  Like the other pumpkin […]

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pumpkin carving of Paramahansa Yogananda - founder of the Self Realization Fellowship

75 Halloween Pumpkin Carving Designs

Every year on the evening of  Halloween, the City of Encinitas, in San Diego County, California in partnership with the Self Realization Fellowship puts on fun event for the whole community that includes hundreds of Halloween Pumpkin carvings. In numerous spots throughout the old downtown area along Highway 101, lighted carved and decorated pumpkins are […]

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