Category Archives: Pumpkin Carving

Hitchcock Pumpkin

If I paint a picture that is not a portrait, sometimes I feel like it doesn’t count.  I care about faces and the human figure, so when I chose the subject matter for this year’s pumpkin it had to be … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin

Have you ever read the poem The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe?  I couldn’t stop thinking about it when trying to come up with ideas for my pumpkin carving.  But I didn’t just want to carve a raven.  I wanted … Continue reading

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Papered and Prized

I entered the York Daily Record pumpkin carving contest again and won third place for my headless horseman pumpkin. I felt a little weird about entering again after winning the contest last year (more on that here and here), but … Continue reading

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Pumpkins by YOU!

Halloween is days away, but today in York it feels more like Christmas.  This is the view from my bedroom window: And it has only just begun!  We may get up to eight inches of snow today! And now back … Continue reading

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Pumpkin’s Back Alright!

I know that the headless horseman is a Halloween cliche, but for my pumpkin carving I still found myself drawn to the typical image of the horseman riding in the moonlight.  I used a couple of reference photos for the … Continue reading

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Edgar Allen Poe-mpkin Strikes Again!

For those of you who live far away, or don’t get the York Daily Record, here is the online article about me winning the YDR pumpkin carving contest.  I won $75 to Brown’s Orchard…I’ll probably blow it all on Christmas … Continue reading

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This Old House Pumpkin Carving Contest

You’ve already seen one of my pumpkins, but here is the first pumpkin I carved this year: Please go to This Old House to vote for my pumpkin today!

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