Every year for as long as I can remember, I’ve created at least one Halloween pumpkin. When I was younger, this would be a “scary” face that usually consisted of triangle-shaped eyes, a square nose and a zig zag mouth, because that was pretty much all I could manage to draw on or cut out with a knife.
I’ve managed to extend my pumpkin carving capabilities a bit of late – a couple of years ago, I managed a spooky owl carved into my pumpkin, then I attempted to create Sulley’s face using a template quite similar to the one here. It wasn’t entirely successful – I’ve never been one for art – but I’ve ever since loved the idea of Disney inspired pumpkins at Halloween.
There are lots of ideas out there, especially thanks to attractions such as the Haunted Mansion and because of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party (I’m dying to make it to this one year!). But my (first!) pumpkin for this year was based around the idea of Walt himself: