Ideas for carving scary faces into pumpkins include creating an evil grin or a jagged frowning mouth. To make a grin evil, curl the upturned corners of the mouth and carve some pointy teeth. Alternatively, you can make the grinning mouth hollow and add wooden skewers to form sharp, needle-point teeth. Accompany the grinning mouth with narrowed eyes with the outer corners pointing upward. Make the outer corners of the jagged, frowning mouth point downward.Continue Reading
For your scary pumpkin's nose, consider utilizing the pumpkin's curved stem, carving the face into the top of the pumpkin. Misshapen stems create a more grotesque-looking face. The skin on the top of the pumpkin is usually wrinkly, so it can give your scary face a shrivelled look.
You can use a mostly green or discolored pumpkin to make your jack-o-lantern look like a zombie. To create a scary zombie pumpkin, carve the top of the head to look like the pumpkin's brains are slightly exposed. If you use a large pumpkin for your zombie, you can place a miniature pumpkin in its mouth to make it appear as though the zombie pumpkin is eating it. Make your zombie pumpkin look mindless or possessed by carving round, swirling eyes.Learn more about Halloween