Halloween Pumpkin Carving
Intermediate | 47 min 6 sec
Carve Image
Carving Variations
Non-carving designs
Sometimes you want more than a toothy jack-o-lantern welcoming Halloween guests to your front porch or dining room table. Courtney shows you how to borrow techniques from printmaking to create fanciful carved designs – in addition to some quick, non-carving ideas. You’ll have plenty of ideas for adding elegant silhouettes, glitter and geometric designs to your Halloween décor.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Carved Pumpkin:
  • hollowed out pumpkin
  • black and white high contrast image
  • sturdy pin
  • top of canning jar
  • printmaking/carving tools
  • tape
Painted Pumpkins:
  • pumpkin
  • oil based paint pens (Courtney uses broad line DecoColor pens)
  • gold leafing pens (Courtney uses Krylon Gold Leafing Pens)
Glittered Pumpkins:
  • small pumpkin
  • PVA glue (book binding glue)
  • fine glitter
  • glue brushes
  • scratch paper
Learn how to:
  • Borrow techniques from printmaking to design
  • Use non-carving ideas
  • Make geometric designs

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow video lesson on Halloween pumpkin carving
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from artist Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Maple Wood
Fun! Love that you included some non-carving ideas.
More than 3 months ago
Christie Sylvester
Great tips and tricks on alternative pumpkin carving and decorating.
More than 3 months ago
Charlotte Canning
What a great lesson. I have carved pumpkins before, but never tried the surface carving. They look amazing. I definitely want to try this technique.
More than 3 months ago