There are many free ways to design your own pumpkin stencil online. You can do it using any photo editing software such as Adobe Photoshop. However, this technique requires you to have the basic knowledge to use the software to turn a photo into stencil. If it is too complicated for you to use such software, you may follow the tutorial here to create your own pumpkin stencil because it is the easiest free method available on earth. Everything is automated and you don’t need extra knowledge about photo editing. You can make your own pumpkin stencil within an hour using this method. It is definitely a fun thing to do because you can create a pumpkin that looks like you or your friend. Some of our readers have followed this method to create a pumpkin that looks like Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, and more.
How to Design Your Own Pumpkin Stencil
Step 1: Open a web browser and go to Google. Enter “Create Stencil online” and you will see a list of websites that gives you free software to convert a photo or image into stencil.
Step 2: Pick one (usually we will click on the first result) that you feel comfortable with and go to the website. Online.rapidresizer.com is one that we recommended. Browse a photo or image from your PC or Mac and click upload. You will get the stencil of your photo within a minute. This will save you a lot of time because you don’t have to go through any photo editing software. Tips: Make sure your photo is clear and have good contrast. Photo with dark or black background is not recommended because it will look ugly when it turns into stencil.
Step 3: Save the picture stencil you have just created. Make sure it is the one that you want to use it to make your own pumpkin. Print it out on a paper using a printer. A4 is recommended because most pumpkin is not bigger than A4 size.
Step 4: Carve a pumpkin and clean it out.
Step 5: Place the stencil template you printed in step 3 on the pumpkin. Use double sided tape to stick it flat on the pumpkin.
Step 6: Use an X-acto knife to poke holes in the pumpkin according to your template. Poke around the edges so that you know which part is needed to be removed.
Step 7: Remove the template and cut out the pumpkin pieces according to your marking you made just now. Make it slow and steady. Serrated bread knife, jab saw, ice scream scoop, boning knife, paring knife, and purpose-made serrated knife are a few very useful tools to help you in this job. Cut holes and remove unwanted pieces according to your stencil. These holes will be very useful because it allows light to shine out easily.
Step 8: You can now put candles in. Alternatively, you can also put yellow LED in it for Halloween. That’s how to design your own pumpkin stencil in the coolest and easiest way. Happy Halloween!
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