This pumpkin was inspired by a painted white fantasy pumpkin I saw online. Every year I make my friend’s Halloween costume, but because this year Halloween is…different…I decided I’d make him a pumpkin instead. He’s into “IT” and Pennywise and all that other scary stuff. I thought a painted pumpkin would be perfect. Then I thought a painted foam pumpkin would last longer. THEN I thought…what if I made the eyes animatronic? And then the pumpkin would have to be dimensional…and here we are. The cool effects on this pumpkin are all thanks to an Adafruit Monster M4sk. The parts aren’t cheap, and this isn’t a quick build, but I think the end result is worth it. For the entire project you will need the following items and tools. I’m listing them in the order I used them, links are for reference, feel free to sub tools and materials with what you’re most comfortable with.
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