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Halloween always gets my mind going with spooky thoughts...rather like the rest of the year, but more so.

Now I have been making Pumpkinhead/Jack O'Lantern Folk for quite a while...here's an album of them:

 

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Then I stumbled on this illustration on Pinterest,  AND I had to try that sunny smile:

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I was fairly pleased with the test results:

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I did a second one  with what I had learned from the first:

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...with a closer look:

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The second is closer to the size of the Reaper Jack O'Lanterns that I usually use for the Pumpkinheads. The first is a bit larger. I may wind up using a GW Orc torso

like this one from  2017:

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The legs are GW Zombie legs.

This another possibility:

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OH THE POSSIBILITIES!

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13 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! This is gonna be cool!!

 

...I have some high hopes for the new O'Lanterns. AND posting the pics has started a small flood of ideas for new &, in one instance, larger Pumpkinheads....HALLOWEEN FOREVER!

Thanks for the reply, Wolf.

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12 minutes ago, BLZeebub said:

Pumpkin season is the best season.  Still loving everything you do!

 

...it would be WONDERFUL to have a week of Summer & a week of Winter separated by long months of Spring & Autumn.

I have had at least one memorable pumpkin picking expedition. The brisk air of Autumn always seem to bring those memories back.

I am glad you enjoy the stuff, BLZeebub. I have four more dollies for the Jack O'Lanterns drying. Have I mentioned my tendency to get carried away with things?

...I thought so.

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12 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

Pumpkin pony? Pumpkin lizard? Pumpkin cat?! Pumpkin basilisk?! I DON'T KNOW!!

 

Pumpkin Pet.

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1 hour ago, Cyradis said:

Pumpkin pony? Pumpkin lizard? Pumpkin cat?! Pumpkin basilisk?! I DON'T KNOW!!

 

...same here. Being a Pumpkinhead seems like too cruel a fate for a furry, little critter.

I think I will stick with bipedal, humanoids.

 

50 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

Pumpkin Pet.

 

....see above. I think I will pass on making monsters of pets.

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26 minutes ago, malefactus said:

 

...same here. Being a Pumpkinhead seems like too cruel a fate for a furry, little critter.

I think I will stick with bipedal, humanoids.

 

 

....see above. I think I will pass on making monsters of pets.

 

I get that!

Just getting excited about the pumpkin project!

 

Have fun!

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Nice! Great work in the album.

 

fwiw, Secret Weapon Miniatures and Ral Parth Europe have a Field of Screams bases and animated pumpkin miniature respectively. 

 

 

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3 hours ago, ced1106 said:

Nice! Great work in the album.

 

fwiw, Secret Weapon Miniatures and Ral Parth Europe have a Field of Screams bases and animated pumpkin miniature respectively. 

 

 

Thanks, ced...inspiration is always welcome! Secret Weapons has some splendid ideas to mimic.

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