Pumpkin carving

October 31, 2012 - 11:42am
Watch as NewsHouse Lead Producers Megan Paolone and Ellie Wilkinson create our website's logo in pumpkin form.

At our Lead Producers' meeting on October 23, Megan Paolone and Ellie Wilkinson teamed up to take on a most formidable challenge:  Render the website's logo in spooky vegetable form. Using their superior carving abilities and apt judgements of positive and negative space, they conquered that feat with flying colors. 

Check out their progress below via time-lapse:

October 27, 2012 - 8:40am
Ryan Wickstrand's Zombie Pumpkins celebrates a decade of pumpkin carving concepts.

Some people are completely content with carving the same old triangle-eyed, toothless grinning face into their Halloween pumpkin year after year. Others, however, are up for something a little more challenging.

“By the time I entered my teens, I started to do more advanced carvings with the patterns you find in store-bought kits,” said Zombie Pumpkins owner and lifelong Halloween enthusiast Ryan Wickstrand. “It didn't take long for me to get the urge to design my own, and I never looked back.”