For anyone looking for tips and ideas on carving jack-o’-lanterns, this compact but comprehensive guide is a great starting point. It begins with an overview of pumpkin varieties and the types of designs best suited to each. It outlines tools and accessories used for carving and accentuating your design before delving into various carving techniques and effects. The last section provides 14 patterns along with tips on transferring them to pumpkins.
Designs include iconic imagery such as a witch, a bat and a ghost, as well as more unusual designs such as autumn leaves and a Dia de Muertos-inspired skull pattern.
Softcover, 6" × 9", 48 pages, 2017.