Who doesn’t look at a watermelon and instantly think Venom? It’s hard not to, right? Well instead of just thinking it, Italian sculptor Valeriano Fatica went and made our collective thoughts reality, carving Venom’s head out of a watermelon.
You’re looking at a series of old hand saws that have been cut into various scenes of rural living (plus Bigfoot). Cindy Chinn (aka thesawlady) of Chester, Nebraska hand cuts these using a plasma torch. Note to self: buy yourself a plasma torch, you deserve it.
An ancient horror awakens… and it’s a flavorful summertime treat! Artist Valeriano Fatica recently carved up an amazing sculpture of Cthulhu out of a watermelon. I think he might have been commanded to do this. In his mind.
Not too long ago we saw some carved crayons that looked like Doctor Who’s sonic screwdriver. As cool as those were, they were no match for these new carved crayons from artist Hoang Tran from Wax Nostalgic.
Predators are the galaxy’s most fearsome and brutal warriors. They will rip your spine clean out, with your skull still attached. And they like to take trophies to remind them of their hunt. So a Predator would just love this tree with a predator head carved into it.
You don’t need the folks from Jurassic Park to bring dinosaurs back to life. You just need Scott Dow of the Animalistic Chainsaw Carving Studio in Corry, Pennsylvania. He brought this one to life. And not with a petri dish and a beaker either.
What genius gave this robot a chainsaw? This industrial robot has been programmed to carve logs into stools. With a chainsaw. Is this really a good idea? Uh, probably not. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre will now become the Robot Chainsaw Massacre.
Today is Halloween, so all the kids and a bunch of adults will be out tonight rambling around begging for candy to eat. It’s also time for Google’s Halloween doodle on their home page. Google often has doodles that you can’t figure out without reading the alt text, but this one is pretty straightforward.
Sushi chef Okitsugu Kado is an avid practitioner of Mukimono – carving fruit and vegetables into attractive shapes for use as decorative garnishing. He’s also a Star Wars fan and is a member of a Japanese Star Wars fan club.
Fred Fisher isn’t the only game-loving pumpkin carver out there that’s handy with an x-acto knife. Over on Deviant Art, user “ceemdee” posted a veritable cornucopia of video game art carved into pumpkins on her DA gallery.
Zelda fans – Looking for something to go with your new Master Sword & Hylian Shield? Here’s a fun idea for some last minute Halloween decorations. Found on flickr, these Link and Triforce Jack-o-Lanterns were hand-carved by Fred Fisher (aka “b1uefish”) and his sister.