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by simpson2k
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Stoneykins Pattern Suggestions
Topic: Shadows patterns
Replies: 0
Views: 884

Shadows patterns

I would love to see a section of cut through "shadow" patterns that you carve into the back of the pumpkin and it lights up the wall behind the pumpkin. I have seen some very simple ones, and experimented with a few of my own and they give an extra dimension to a carve. I bet you could create few ki...
by simpson2k
Tue Oct 31, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Carving Photo's & Stories
Topic: 2017 Pumpkin Display
Replies: 1
Views: 2408

2017 Pumpkin Display

Built a rack and put all my carves on it.
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by simpson2k
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Carving FOAM Pumpkins (Q & A)
Topic: Need help shading large areas on foam pumpkin
Replies: 4
Views: 3033

Re: Need help shading large areas on foam pumpkin

I used the diamond 1/4 " bit, but it made it pretty rough (I was not being careful, just trying to remove material) so I had to go back with a wire brush. You can see my full video off of my other post here : http://www.stoneykins.com/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=5023 where I show my complete carving ...
by simpson2k
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Carving Photo's & Stories
Topic: Illusionist's 2017 pumpkin
Replies: 3
Views: 2702

Re: Illusionist's 2017 pumpkin

Love Frankie, it was one of my first "extreme" carves on a real pumpkin. Yours turned out fantastic!
by simpson2k
Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Carving Photo's & Stories
Topic: My carving video
Replies: 0
Views: 2460

My carving video

I created a long YouTube video about my foam pumpkin carving process. It can be found here:





This video fixed some of the time lapse issues I had on my original one.
by simpson2k
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Stoneykins Pattern Suggestions
Topic: realistic Bear
Replies: 7
Views: 1653

Re: realistic Bear

My attempt at the shaded moon bear carve here: viewtopic.php?f=12&t=4985
by simpson2k
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Carving Photo's & Stories
Topic: Moon bear
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Re: Moon bear

Very had to get the lines out of the shaded bit. I might want to work on it a bit more, but I'm tired. Also, need to get some paint and fix where the paint peeled outside the moon and on the bear.
by simpson2k
Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Carving Photo's & Stories
Topic: Moon bear
Replies: 3
Views: 1472

Moon bear

I took the pattern posted in the pattern suggestion forum by Gus and carved/shaded the moon bear. Carved mostly with a paint stripper bit and wire brush bit, with a diamond bit for outline.

viewtopic.php?f=4&t=4941

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by simpson2k
Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Stoneykins Site and Pattern Store
Topic: See this pattern Carved - bird house
Replies: 1
Views: 1341

See this pattern Carved - bird house

I noticed you used my bird carving for the "see this pattern carved" picture. the picture I took was a bit dark so it looses much of the details. I modified the pic to brighten it up a tad. this one looks better than the one out there.
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by simpson2k
Mon Sep 11, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: Carving Photo's & Stories
Topic: lighthouse
Replies: 7
Views: 3171

lighthouse

I love the way this one turned out. I used a wire brush bit on the dremil to smooth out the carving on the sky, and it makes it look like rolling clouds. Very happy with this carve.
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