John Kerry Pumpkin Pattern

John Kerry Pumpkin Pattern
Here is a pumpkin pattern for John Kerry's face. You'll need a long pumpkin for him. He has a lot of hair on top, so you leave space above the face shown to make the pumpkins proportions correct.

Hey John, Why the long face?

How I made it.
I started with this tiny publicity photo.
How I made it step two.
Then I washed out the color in the photo using Adobe Photoshop.

I enlarged the image to be pumpkin-sized, then exported a three color .gif file using colors that I selected (orange, yellow, and transparent). You can do four colors if you want to carve some of the area completely away, but I like to make a three color pattern and then just do the pupils white.
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