Write Your Way to Hamilton, had a record number of entries this year. Just over high school sophomores wrestled with the question: What is happening in your community, or could happen, that has the capacity to change Rhode Island or the world?
Once it became a tradition, the carving of the pumpkin has evolved into an art form, and in many places, a competition.
Everyone knows who the best pumpkin carver in your neighborhood is.
Many communities have pumpkin carving contests. And on the internet, all you have to do is post a picture and your jack-o-lantern will be judged and compared to the best in the world.
Here are some of them. This Predator pumpkin shows off his 3D technique. You'll also find intricately-detailed cartoonish faces of all kinds on his site, as well as a tutorial on how to make your own 3D Jack-O-Lantern!
Fantasy Pumpkins Noel Dickover carves designs from science fiction and fantasy. One of his more popular designs is the Death Star Jack-O-Lantern, which he carved into a pound pumpkin over a period of nine hours in Dickover's website Fantasy Pumpkins has a tutorial on carving the Death Star, and patterns you can use for many other icons and characters.
Pumpkin Gutter Scott Cummins is an artist by trade, but this time of year he turns into the Pumpkin Gutter. See the dozens of Jack-O-Lanterns he's carved over the past dozen years or so in the galleries.
There, you'll find flaming pumpkins, drowning pumpkins, puking pumpkins, mooning pumpkins, conjoined twin pumpkins, cannibal pumpkins, radioactive pumpkins, and pumpkins that have been wounded by gunsaxesand other implements of destruction.
Extreme Pumpkins has a pumpkin carving contest every year. He posts his carved Jack-O-Lanterns for ecards, wallpapers, and screen savers. World of Warcraft Last year, World of Warcraft sponsored a pumpkin carving contest that attracted quite a few wonderful designs.
This geeky Jack-O-Lantern by Keeff stood out among the game characters. Yes We Carve With a presidential election so soon after Halloween, it was inevitable that Jack-O-Lanterns are used to display the carver's political leanings.
Pumpkin Artists for Hire You don't have to be talented, or even experienced, to have an expertly-carved Jack-O-Lantern. Masterpiece Pumpkins is a professional pumpkin carving service to do it for you! They will carve or etch a design onto either a pumpkin or watermelon, including your own portrait if you like, or they can come and give a pumpkin carving demonstration.
The Snap-O-Lantern has a hinged jaw controlled by a tiny servo motor. Instructions for making your own are included, plus a video. Painted Pumpkins If you want to keep your pumpkin intact for cooking, or if you just don't like carving, painting your pumpkin may be the way to go.
Tagyerit Presents Painted Pumpkins has a large collection of submitted painted pumpkins from all over. Terri Matschilles painted this pumpkin for her daughter's kindergarten class in Munich. If you'd like to try some art Jack-O-Lanterns, there are plenty of web resources to help you out.
First, some basic carving tips. Here are instructions for adapting a photograph into a pumpkin-carving design.Scary Halloween Jokes and Riddles for Kids, Monsters, Ghosts and Ghouls for Halloween.
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The Laws of Life essay contest was founded by renowned investment expert Sir John Templeton in his native Tennessee in as a way to encourage young people to consider “their personal ideas.
The Great Forestry Essay Contest of Spreading the Word on Forest Conservation. Peter Linehan.
Associate Professor of Forestry. Penn State Mont Alto.
Pennsylvania’s Forests in the s. This view is a colorized glass slide used in lantern-slide presentations. From the Myra Lloyd Dock collection at . Submit your essay by email [email protected] or mail it to Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (c/o Mother’s Day Contest, Mission Canyon Rd., Santa Barbara, CA ).
More like this story Win a Special Day For You and Your Mom. The Norton Writer’s Prize will be awarded annually for an outstanding essay written by an undergraduate. Literacy narratives, literary and other textual analyses, reports, profiles, evaluations, arguments, memoirs, proposals, mixed-genre pieces, and more: any excellent writing done for an undergraduate writing class will be considered.