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« on: October 18, 2008 11:38:22 PM »

Inspire by spookyblue's giant mutant pumpkin tutorial, http://spookyblue.com/halloween/giant-jackolantern/index.htm
I was inspire to make my own mutant pumpkin.  I started with a brown paper mache ornament that I bought. I used paper towel, tissue paper, florist wire in the stork and masking tape. I followed spookyblue's tutorial, adjusting it for a smaller ornament.

It is not as bright orange in real life, more dirty orange.




I want this to look scary not cute.  Do you think it is scary?
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« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2008 11:50:25 PM »

I love it! It looks Tim Burton-esque.
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« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2008 03:19:57 AM »

it is indeed scary--the "bear trap" , long mouth and sneaky eyes really help in this.   I thought it was painted metal at first from the picture!  looks great Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2008 03:58:25 AM »

Freakin' awesome! I totally want one of these for my Nightmare Before Christmas tree! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2008 04:50:30 AM »

He's deliciously scarey! Love his twisty stalk!
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« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2008 10:06:37 AM »

Absolutely grotesque! Bravo!
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« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2008 10:40:11 AM »

very scary! *shudders*
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« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2008 02:11:29 AM »

he's awesome!! definitely going to make these next year..
i did 3 of the big ones.. can't wait for halloween nite to light them up..
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