In this article you’ll see a bunch of tips for awesome pumpkin carvings.
Ideas that you can use even for simple pumpkin carvings
These remarkable pumpkin carvings were created by some very talented and skilled artist. But, even if you are a basic pumpkin carving, look at these with the idea of improving your pumpkin carvings. You’ll see several great tips that you can apply to your next carvings, even if they are much simpler carvings.
Use the pumpkin’s stem for a nose
Take advantage of strangely shaped pumpkins or gourds
When shopping for your carving pumpkins think about how you can use strangely shaped pumpkins and gourds to make something unexpected and fun. Let the pumpkin or gourd tell you what it wants to be.
Don’t be afraid to add unexpected materials and colors to your pumpkin carvings.
Attach additional pieces of pumpkin carvings for dramatic effect
Add elements of other carved vegetables for color variation
Carve the pumpkin rinds at various depths to get different shades of light and dark tones
We teach this technique in our Portrait Carving Course which is available in our online shop. Our Pattern Transfer Materials are SUPER helpful when making these types of carvings. They make it fast and easy to transfer even the most detailed patterns.
I hope that you’ve enjoyed seeing these creative tips for awesome pumpkin carvings. Have fun making your own.