5 Cool Ideas for Pumpkin Art


A Work of Art

Take a cue from your local museum and transform this year's pumpkin into a famous work of art, or at least a decent replication of one of your favorites.

OK, we don't mean you should try for lofty pieces from the masters, like recreating the Sistine Chapel's ceiling on an oblate fruit, although all the power to you if that's your aspiration. Consider focusing on a single detail of a famous art piece, such as a face or simple scene. Paintings such as Mona Lisa and her famous smile or something spooky like Edvard Munch's The Scream fit the pumpkin face nicely, and if you're lucky there will be a downloadable stencil waiting for you online.