A 2-time winner of Food Network's Outrageous Pumpkins Challenge Show, Villafane is a Michigan-based artist who has done work for such companies as Sideshow Collectibles, McFarlane Toys, and Bowen Designs among others. Applying the same insane attentional to detail and twisted features to rotund, orange-colored spheres he has managed to create some of the most awe-inspiring carved pumpkins I've ever seen. I really cannot stop staring at that skull...
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Artwork © Ray Villafane
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