I'm working on a larger post about Blaine Gibson's original sculpture of the Hatbox Ghost in Disney's Haunted Mansion attraction. I couldn't talk about this design without commenting on how it's influenced me over the years. Without going into the ways I've borrowed from looser stylistic elements of Gibson's work, I wanted to just give you the bullet points of where I couldn't help but use that one-buggy-eye design.
My 2008 Gravedigger:
2006 Groundbreaker (pictured in his 2009 refurb):
And a 2013 pumpkin carving:
I'm just now noticing that, for some reason, I've always done the eyes flip flopped. Odd.