A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 304,766
Currently Running With Scissors:
471 Guests and 17 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Starry Night Pumpkin  (Read 1110 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
FadingHippie
and God sees a flower...
Offline Offline

Posts: 617
Joined: 07-Jun-2008

Ruffles and Pearls... and Anthropologie Delights


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: October 16, 2011 07:17:54 AM »



So... The other night I went to the store, bought a pumpkin, and needed to distract myself from something so I decided to attempt to carve Starry Night... I figured the pumpkin was only $4.97 and the carving tools were only $3.99 so even if I messed it up I had less than $10 invested.

I pulled up an image on my laptop, took out a Sharpie, sketched a very loose rendition of it... Sat there staring at it trying to figure out how to best carve it... and then processed the pumpkin and carved from about 10pm until 2am.. and resumed the next morning

I still need to shave a bit down (on the inside) so one of the patches where I removed the pumpkin's skin (??) will shine through better... but other than that I'm fairly satisfied, considering I've never done anything like this in the past - just kitty cats (with those patterns from books) and Eiffel Towers... this was just freehand sketching and carving.

I might do the Mona Lisa and a few other "works of art" to complete it... haven't decided yet though.



« Last Edit: October 16, 2011 07:20:53 AM by FadingHippie » THIS ROCKS   Logged

astamour
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2011 07:48:54 AM »

I love this!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm pro-accordion, and I vote!
FadingHippie
and God sees a flower...
Offline Offline

Posts: 617
Joined: 07-Jun-2008

Ruffles and Pearls... and Anthropologie Delights


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2011 01:53:02 PM »

Thanks.

I think I want to do Mona Lisa or The Scream next (I think Mona Lisa would be the easiest though)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

mieljolie
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2011 02:25:22 PM »

Nice!  I love seeing pumpkins done up in things other than the typical faces.  Great job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

NinnNinn
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2011 07:03:50 PM »

amazing!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
davidsdesire
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2011 09:23:16 AM »

it's beautiful.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Crochet Leaves Part 5/6
How to Crochet Leaves Part 6/6
How to Crochet Little Mary Jane Booties Part 11/19
How to Crochet Different Size Holes For Tree Skirts
How to Crochet Leaves Part 2/6
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Pea, Potato, Leek, Mint Soup
@Home This Weekend: Create a Spooky Yard
CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos: Featured Artist Katrina Polacek

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.