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Creative Pumpkin Carving Ideas, Patterns, and Tools

with Jason Hoppe

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About The Class

Make something spooktacular.

Get into the spirit of the Halloween season and learn how to carve impressive Jack-O-Lanterns with Jason Hoppe in Creative Pumpkin Carving Ideas, Patterns, and Tools.

Jason will demonstrate basic and advanced techniques for transforming pumpkins into impressive Jack-O-Lantern displays. 

You’ll learn:

  • Surface carving techniques 
  • Power tool carving tips 
  • Best practices for template transfers 
  • Lighting options 
Jason will review which tools to invest in and how safely use them for the carving you want to create. You’ll also learn tips and tricks for carving small details and adding personality with household props. Plus, you’ll get access to a one-of-a-kind collection of custom pumpkin carving templates you can print and use again and again.

Creative Pumpkin Carving Ideas, Patterns, and Tools with Jason Hoppe will teach you the art of pumpkin carving and prepare you with the skills you need to make a Jack-O-Lantern that impresses. You’ll master the techniques necessary for creating a carved pumpkin that impresses passersby and earns you major bragging rights among your friends. 

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    01:09
  2. 02

    Tools Overview

    07:52
  3. 03

    Transfer A Template To Pumpkin

    04:11
  4. 04

    Techniques For Carving

    10:06
  5. 05

    Surface Carving

    12:09
  6. 06

    Tips & Tricks For Carving

    20:36
  7. 07

    Decorating The Pumpkin

    09:34
  8. 08

    Lighting The Pumpkin With LEDs

    09:02

Meet Your Expert

Jason Hoppe

An Adobe® Certified Expert and Adobe® Certified Instructor, Jason Hoppe has accrued more than 17 years’ experience in high-end production training, photo retouching, color correction, and creative workflow management. In fact, Jason has been performing high-end electronic production since the ... read more

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  • Claudia Ortega-Lukas

    October 2016

    This video had some really good and cool ideas/techniques, however, you should do a zoom into the tools when you show them. I'd like to see close up the shape of each tool you demonstrated. Otherwise, it was fun!

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