Fourth Step

Fourth Step
Once I had a suitable pumpkin, I sketched a face and positioned it onto the pumpkin with tape.

It is easier to just draw on the pumpkin, but if you don't get it exactly right the first time, you are going to end up with a bunch of ugly black marks all over your finished pumpkin.

This is fine if your design is "passed out drunk at a frat party, got written on with a Sharpie", but otherwise your pumpkin will appear very amateurish.

The best way to attach the paper face is with official Extreme Pumpkin pumpkin adhesive tape, which doesn't exist, but will next year when I invent it.

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