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Post by the89thchris on Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:45 am

ah, one of those real pumpkin carvings eh? well played rofl clapping
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Post by cantina_patron on Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:06 pm

Beth (my daughter) insited that we do a Yoda. I suggested making a sculpure out of  two Cantaloupe melons as the skin is the right color & texture, but the boss said no.
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Post by cantina_patron on Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:40 pm

I'll try and get a less blurry pic (before it rots), but here's our illuminated entry.

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And the raw versiom for comapirison.
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Post by Nico on Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:13 pm

Great entries so far gentlemen clapping

The bar is already set high cheers

My entry will be in on Tuesday What a Face
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Post by Commander Clint on Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:39 pm

Congrat Chris, Steve & Beth. You guys have made it a great competition this year. clapping

I have a couple pumpkins in the house, warming up. But I'm still looking for a specific shape. I have to go get groceries in a half hr. So I'll look to see what they have at the store.

Then I'll try and get started on mine tonight.
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Post by Nico on Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:29 pm

@Commander Clint wrote:I have a couple pumpkins in the house, warming up.  But I'm still looking for a specific shape.
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Like this cheeky
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Post by poncho on Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:27 pm

heres my entry

a bit rough but hey

my txi clint droid is my txi signature you can see him just below the pumpkin

'for carrie and kenny RIP'
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Post by Commander Clint on Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:56 pm

Well done Chris. clapping

I'm working on mine as we speak.


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Post by Commander Clint on Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:58 pm

@Nico wrote:Like this  cheeky

Andy, how about something like this. rofl lol!

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Post by Commander Clint on Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:26 am

Here is my entry.  I'll have to tweek it a bit more tomorrow.  This is what I wanted to make last year.  Keeping with the droid building theme. What a Face
I'll see if I can get some better pictures of it as well.

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Post by ourchickenshack on Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:25 am

Fantastic entries guys yay

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Post by the89thchris on Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:16 am

Well that escalated quickly   chug clapping
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Post by cantina_patron on Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:34 pm

I really like your Carrie / Kenny tribute Chris. clapping And Clint, your sculpted pumpkins never disapoint. bowwing

Now where's all the other entries? popcorn
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Post by Commander Clint on Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:03 am

It was a challenge carving the dome.  That pumpkin is from my mother's garden.  And for some reason, all the pumpkins she grows, are harder then hell.  The skin is thick and tough, and the "meat" is usually 2" (48 cm) thick and hard as hell.  I should have gotten out the chainsaw. lol!

James, that gif, is exactly how it was to turn out, in my head. cheeky
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Post by Nico on Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:13 pm

Second ever carving in my life(first being last year) What a Face
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I need a bigger specimen next year that was a bit small  What a Face
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Post by cantina_patron on Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:49 pm

Nice one Andy, I like the TIE fighters visible through the window.
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Post by Commander Clint on Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:52 am

Andy, that's a fantastic job carving. clapping

Like my wife always says. It's not about the size, but how well you use your tool. lol!
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Post by the89thchris on Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:50 am

rofl Yeah, great job Andy, certainly a unique image. If you have a source image, I don’t imidiately recognize it.
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Post by Nico on Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:00 pm

Cheers guys I enjoyed having a go  Very Happy

@the89thchris wrote:rofl Yeah, great job Andy, certainly a unique image. If you have a source image, I don’t imidiately recognize it.

Just an image someone had drawn that I found on the net What a Face
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Post by ourchickenshack on Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:50 pm

We really appreciate everyone's entries this year bowwing clapping bowwing


We planned to give away 3 prizes but since there were just 5 entries we decided that everyone's a winner this year Cool

A huge thank you to Andy (Nico) , Chris (poncho) , Chris (the89thchris) , Commander Clint , Steve and Beth (Cantina Patron's) rockon

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Give me a few days to wrap up packing away my Halloween Decorations and I'll decide what type of body part , errrr , I mean gift each of you will receive Wink

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Post by cantina_patron on Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:06 pm

That's VERY kind & generous of you James!!!
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Post by Commander Clint on Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:09 pm

I want to thank James for running the contest again. clapping Hopefully it continues to grow, because it's one of my favourites.
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Post by Nico on Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:39 pm

Awesome James cheers Thanks for running this again mate also a favorite of mine clapping
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Post by the89thchris on Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:34 am

Interesting, I had no chance  rofl  that's my first participation award lol

I'll try to elevate the game next time. You guys all did some great work! bowwing

I especially enjoyed Poncho's great use of the thin sections & cut-out highlights to make a more complex image.
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Post by Nico on Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:08 pm

@the89thchris wrote:I especially enjoyed Poncho's great use of the thin sections & cut-out highlights to make a more complex image.

Agreed, I like the way Chris (Poncho) scraped away some of the skin in places and completely cut it away in others, great effect mate, I might try that next year cheers
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