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Hogwarts Crest Pumpkin by johwee Hogwarts Crest Pumpkin by johwee
A Sleeping Dragon is Never to be Tickled.

This is the pumpkin that sucked away all my carving time on Saturday and Sunday. That's right, I spent two days on this thing. I was marathoning the movies while I carved, and this one took up half of 3, and all of 4, 5, and 6. It's crazy man. Be sure to check out the full view for epicness.

So this is actually my 100th carved pumpkin in the 10 years I've been at this. I knew I wanted to go big, so I carved the full crest of Hogwarts, complete with both banners! This one was all me, and all about the shading. It took forever. This thing is so gigantic and detailed, the pictures don't do it justice. I'm really happy with how it turned out, but I regret how long it took. I could have easily carved the other 4 patterns I wanted in the time it took this beast. But it wouldn't be Halloween if I didn't show off just a little :D

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Harry Potter and Hogwarts Crest © J.K. Rowling
Carving © Me
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Emalthya Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Oh incredible! I want this as a lamp in my house!
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themistymountains Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013
this is incredible!! do you mind if I try my best with the picture of yours? it might not turn out as good (i'm pretty sure it won't) but I'd love to give it a try!! :)
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johwee Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Sure, you're welcome to give it a shot! Thanks for asking!
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Ahou-Eru Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012
is this handcrafted or witchcrafted? o_o
no matter what, it's awesome xD
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johwee Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Haha, hand crafted xD But if I were at Hogwarts, I'd totally be stalking Hagrid to get a hold of one of those giant pumpkins, and perfecting the ultimate pumpkin carving spell!
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WolfsGesang Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
A.W.E.S.O.M.E. O__o
I adore you..
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johwee Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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I-never-stop Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love it!!! It's amazing!! ;)
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johwee Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you! It's one of my favorites too :D
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nolramace Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
simply isnt done
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