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Directions for creating your Jobs-o'-lantern...

Cut a hole in pumpkin's top and clean out the insides, like you would a traditional Jack-o-Lantern.

Print out the pattern, then tape it on your pumpkin. Carefully trace the light-colored areas using a hard pencil or pen to transfer the pattern to the pumpkin beneath.

Use an Xacto knife to remove the light areas, leaving all the darker areas (like Job's glasses, nose, and eyes) in the pumpkin's skin. You can use woodworking tools or pumpkin carving tools for the larger areas. Don't cut very deep into the pumpkin's flesh and don't cut right through the pumpkin! Take your time, a Jobs-o'-Lantern is a precious and delicate thing that will take some time and patience.

When your finished, illuminate the inside of pumpkin with a candle or light and tweak your carving. Remember, the deeper you carve out of the pumpkin's flesh, the lighter the area becomes, so you can make highlights if you wish. For more info on making Jack-o-Lanterns from photos or drawings, check out Nitrozac's Mac-o'-Lantern tutorial!

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