22 Inspirational Jack 'O Lanterns
Dragons, pirates, ghosts, ghouls, movie stars, muppets -- Jack 'o lanterns come in all types of sizes, carvings and
styles. Here are some of my favorites from around the web -- so go on, get your carve on! Add your favorite pumpkin pictures
in our Jack 'O Lantern Forum
- Ghoul Quartet Pumpkin
A quartet of smiling ghouls. Or are they ghosties?
- Boylan Heights Pumpkin Glow
Be sure to hone your carving skills for Halloween's Pumpkin Glow, when neighbors
take their lit jack-o-lanterns to the Boylan Heights
bridge after trick-or-treating.
Another classic Halloween haunter, ghosts range from the terrifying to the friendly,
and they always make for a nice Jack 'O Lantern.
Ahoy and avast! Pirates have infiltrated, now give me all your candy, argh!
- Mind Meld
The pumpkin palette really frees you up from reality.
I love pumpkins with one shape morphing into another.
- Cthulu (and friend)
A lighter take on Cthulu,
with a mean looking friend. H.P. Lovecraft stories are a greta place to look for carving inspiration.
- Classic Evil Spider
What's scarier than a creepy, crawly, spider?'
- Treat or Treat
Is there anything that says Halloween like Trick or Treaters?
- Evil Clown
Clowns. Lot's of people are scared of clowns.
- A scary tree, a headless man, a haunted house
Three classic haunting themes make three stellar pumpkins.
- Jollyfish Pumpkin
The Pastafarian Jollyfish as a jack-o-lantern.
- Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz
This one looks like it was carved with
template, but it's a nice piece of craftwork.
- Cylon Pumpkin
Is there anything scarier than a cylon? Learn to make your own at
Evil Mad Scientist's Lab.
- Devilish Pumpkin
Horned things generally make for good Jack 'O Lantern fodder..
- Nice Kitty
A black cat crossing your path? Now that's scary!'
- More Boylan Heights Pumpkin Glow
More photos from the same event.
- Bodhnath Eyes Pumpkin
Yes, It is a Jack O'Lantern, modeled on the
Svayambhunath Stupa eyes in Bodhnath, Kathmandu.
- Wrathful Bhuddist Pumpkin
This is Mahakala. Or is it T'hröma Nakmo? Or Dorje Drollö? One of those wrathful folks. Also by Nancy Grant.
A classic Halloween haunter, the bat makes an elegant, and still scary Jack 'O Lantern.
- Big Bird and the Gang
Here's one for the kids. This one also looks like it was carved with a template,
but it's still a nice piece of craftwork.
There's something sort of postmodern about a carved flame lit by a candle.
Included in this list for its 'meta' factor.
It's not even lit up and that's a pretty evil looking pumpkin. Skulls are classic
Jack 'O Lantern material.
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