Popular E4 TV program Celebrity Coach Trip returned in 2021 with a Halloween-themed special, in each episode a group of UK celebrities, including Kerry Katona, Abz, and Dick & Dom participated in Halloween-related challenges.
For the final episode in the series, I held a pumpkin carving workshop, teaching the celebrities how to "shade" a Pumpkin
The Brief - Key points
To create a set of original basic stencils that can easily be carved by a complete beginner in 20 to 30 mins.
Carve a showcase pumpkin of the show host Brandan.
attend on-location filming and host a pumpkin carving workshop teaching the celebrities how to carve the pumpkins and use the stencils, be on hand to offer one-on-one advice.
Procure around 20 Pumpkins for the task
Designing the stencils
A total of four original/copyright-free stencil designs were submitted to the production team for approval ahead of time.
the stencils were designed to be simple and easily carved by a complete beginner
Pumpkin carving workshop
On the day of filming the celebrities were split into two groups, after a short demonstration from myself, each group was given 20 to 30 minutes to complete the task, while the production team filmed, during which time i was on hand to offer help
Once completed, the show host and myself picked a winner