Oh My Gourd: A Stop Motion Pumpkin Carving Experiment

stop motion pumpkin carving

Sean Ohlenkamp and Rob Popkin together have carved and photographed dozens and dozens and dozens of pumpkins to make this little piece of Halloween stop-motion animation, “Oh My Gourd.” (more…)

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20 Crazy Impressive Pumpkin Carvings by Edward Cabral

Edward Cabral Pumpkin Carvings
Botticelli’s Birth of Venus pumpkin carving by Edward Cabral

Each year at Halloween I feature an outstanding pumpkin carver or company. There are so many out there and so many carving techniques, it’s becoming harder and harder to choose only one. This year, I’m featuring the impressive carving skills of Edward Cabral. (more…)

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Meet Karyn Poplin and Her Pumpkin People

Karyn Poplin Pumpkins

If you’ve not seen the Karyn Poplin Pumpkins by the Texas based carver, you’re missing out on some serious Halloween art. After all, she’s frequently a winner of pumpkin carving contests and her jack-o-lanterns have been featured on many a site. (more…)

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The Incredible Narrative Pumpkin Carvings of Jeff Stikeman

Pumpkin carvings of Jeff Stikeman

The narrative pumpkin carvings by Boston architectural illustrator Jeff Stikeman don’t use stencils, they aren’t found in Martha Stewart magazine and chances are you haven’t seen anything like them. Here are four of his impressive jack-o-lanterns, each of which tells a story. (more…)

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