1998 was the first year that I created a video game themed pumpkin and my choice was Bowser from Nintendo‘s Super Mario Bros. series. Why Bowser? In my every day life, at any time I can draw Bowser…he’s kind of become my signature character, so when I decided to start making special pumpkins, I needed something or someone that I was very familiar with.
Here’s me at 15 years old with my first video game jack-o-lantern, Bowser. Click here for a larger version.