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By Bravo020
Well H20 has to start somewhere... What an utterly awful year so far, and while we have been fortunate enough not to have lost anyone to Covid, I know that a lot of other folks have not been as fortunate, and my thoughts are with those that have lost loved ones this year. I lost my mother this year in early July and all in all I'll be glad when 2020 is behind us all and there is more light at end of the tunnel hopefully in 2021.

Anyway, enough of the doom and gloom, it will be Halloween soon enough!!

Started to get some pumpkins for this year; and have been thinking of getting a few more, if I can get close to 30 then I'll consider that a success.

I've had no luck finding monster sized 'kins this year, they have all been rather standard or substandard sizes so far.

Raw material for Halloween 2020

No final thoughts on designs yet for this year, I'll put an update up once I've had a chance to review designs etc., although I was planning on doing some Plants vs. Zombie patterns this year for my youngest....

I wish everyone a great build up to Halloween this year, and can't wait to start carving soon enough, thankfully I've booked time off from work for the 2 days before Halloween so I should have plenty of carving time available.
Last edited by Bravo020 on Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:10 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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By amandap80
Good lookin batch of 'kins! :jack_o_lantern: :jack_o_lantern: I am ready to get carving myself!
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By Bravo020
Carves for 2020 are now complete. No more pumpkins left...
Final list of 'kins are:

Rock Gods
  • :jack_o_lantern: Angus Young :jack_o_lantern:
Burton's Nighmares
  • :jack_o_lantern: Batman Keaton :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Batman Returns Emblem :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Catwoman :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: The Penguin :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Barnabas Collins :jack_o_lantern:
Heroic Headliners
  • :jack_o_lantern: Black Panther :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Rocket Raccoon :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Deadpool :jack_o_lantern:
Television Terrors
  • :jack_o_lantern: Homer Simpson :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Devil Flanders :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: The Mandalorian :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: The Child :jack_o_lantern:
Unique Creations
  • :jack_o_lantern: Heads up :jack_o_lantern:
Retro Rogues
  • :jack_o_lantern: Dawn of the Dead :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Darth Vader :jack_o_lantern:
Phantom Phrases
  • :jack_o_lantern: Hocus Pocus :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Witch Way :jack_o_lantern:
Pixel Players
  • :jack_o_lantern: PvZ2 - Crazy Dave :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: PvZ2 - Sunflower :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: PvZ2 - Peashooter :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: PvZ2 - Mummy :jack_o_lantern:
Kreatures for Kids
  • :jack_o_lantern: Spongebob Face :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Patrick Face :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Squidward Face :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Witch Hazel :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Bugs Bunny :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Snow White Witch :jack_o_lantern:
Modern Monsters
  • :jack_o_lantern: Mary Sanderson :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Sarah Sanderson :jack_o_lantern:
  • :jack_o_lantern: Winfred Sanderson :jack_o_lantern:
Final pumpkin count was 34, but we lost 3 to rot, so had to put the witches of Hocus Pocus onto a single pumpkin.

The following are the designs that I've pulled out of the list to make space for others. I like to keep a list of those that didn't make it, because I try to find a way to fit them in another time.
  • :jack_o_lantern: Cobra Kai
  • :jack_o_lantern: Marilyn Manson
  • :jack_o_lantern: Scared to Death
  • :jack_o_lantern: Mortem the Moon
  • :jack_o_lantern: Billy Butcherson
  • :jack_o_lantern: Doc Brown
  • :jack_o_lantern: Marty McFly
  • :jack_o_lantern: Back to the Future logo
  • :jack_o_lantern: Pikachu
  • :jack_o_lantern: Sonic the Hedgehog
  • :jack_o_lantern: Scooby-Doo
  • :jack_o_lantern: Groot
  • :jack_o_lantern: Sloth
  • :jack_o_lantern: One-Eyed Willy
  • :jack_o_lantern: Haunted Manor
Last edited by Bravo020 on Fri Oct 30, 2020 7:30 pm, edited 21 times in total.
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By Bravo020
2:30am Group to bed, time to enjoy Halloween proper tomorrow!
The kids (13 & 7) they did great on the carving, and we managed this in 2 days, I guess if we want to do more next year, I'll need to take more time off work!

Happy Halloween everyone, and praise and hugs go to Ryan of course, Halloween just wouldn't be the same without his creativity!

ImageHalloween 2020
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By Ajax
They look fantastic! You must need shades to look at them. :cool: Hope you have a great Halloween night and lots of people see them.
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By amandap80
These are awesome! The carves are so precise, and your photos of them are immaculate. Great job!!
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