Pumpkin Carving Fail

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: When it comes to drawing, painting, carving, stenciling, hell, even TRACING I more often than not fail. Simply put, I am full of artistic suck. But that doesn’t stop me from attempting some good ol’ fashioned pumpkin carving.  (Even though it probably should. Me + sharp objects + a requirement for slight artistic skills = no bueno. Seriously, my family has never trusted me with knife.) 

Right, so back to pumpkin carving. Year after year I attempt, and year after year I…well, I ultimately always carve something out of the orange fruit, but it doesn’t necessarily turn out like I want it to. 

Example: let me show you what I carved last night.

 

Do you know what that was supposed to be, dear readers? Let me give you a hint: it wasn’t supposed to look like a lopsided Sims diamond/marker/indicator thingy. 

Still stuck? Let me show you a picture with the lights on. (You can faintly see the original carving lines.)

  

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MEEEEEENNGGGHH!!! IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A FUCKING TRIFORCE!!!!! 

How does one not get it through their head that ALL they need to do is carve out three triangles? And how in the hell did I end up with a diamond? Can I even call it a diamond? It’s like a circular diamond. Yeah, that’s it. 

Needless to say, I received a lot of “DAW that’s adorable” comments from my friend.

Whatever. 

I blame the Captain Morgan.

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