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Pumpkin - Oedipus and Sphinx

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Oedipus and the Sphinx pumpkin.
Image details
Image size
1600x1200px 519.84 KB
Make
Canon
Model
Canon PowerShot SD200
Shutter Speed
1/8 second
Aperture
F/3.2
Focal Length
7 mm
Date Taken
Oct 20, 2007, 6:19:07 AM
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AnaxErik4ever's avatar
Yay!  A tribute to my greek heritage and my Irish/Celtic heritage all in one.
DJDent's avatar
This is cool.
Shalafi-sama's avatar
This is super-impressive!
FalseDisposition's avatar
I'd love to learn to do this.
ladyarah's avatar
Awesome job! I just wanted to let you know that I featured this in "Realms of Fantasy and Myth: Week 16 - Sphinx", you can find it here: [link]
FireOfTheFox's avatar
...Holy shit this is a PUMPKIN?!
Nicely done. :D
queenpasiphae's avatar
Wow--ancient pottery designs translate to pumpkin carving very well! I would never have thought of that, but it works, and works well.
GrapeLover's avatar
My myth teacher would steal this.
TheAntimonyElement's avatar
Now THIS is a unique pumpkin. Still a good "Halloween" concept, but not cliche in the slightest. The detailing and exact design are very impressive--it looks exactly like the famous pottery, except yours is better, 'cause it glows! ;)

Happy Halloween!
:pumpkin: :pumpkin: :pumpkin:
Afrayail's avatar
Holy freaking crap, I'm amazed and beyond. Amazing work. I saw this exact picture (except, you know, on paper, hehe)
DFNoble's avatar
Amazing! To see how intricate pumpkin carving can be! You copied the original piece very well.
Kamose's avatar
+1 for classical mythology
Weavrrcat's avatar
Wow! That's really cool...and incredibly skillfull.
ittybittybits's avatar
I love it! I wouldn't have thought of doing that for a pumpkin, but I love the greek pottery & the meaning behind the images.
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