"I get a lot of the clothing for my characters from thrift stores," Amanda Chapman said. "Depending upon the complexity of the character determines how long I spend on the makeup. Some take an hour, others have taken me 4-5 hours." (Photo Provided/Amanda Chapman)

Photos: 31 days of Halloween 2014

For the third year, Amanda Chapman shares her 31 different looks for Halloween this year. Whether it’s the makeup or the wig, it’s hard to b…

Eric Carlson takes official Great Pumpkin Commonwealth measurements of John Hawkley's pumpkin at the 41st Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Washburn)

Photos: Plumpest pumpkin contest

A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds took first prize and set a new tournament record Monday at an annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern Cali…

On Oct. 8, 2014, active regions on the sun gave it the appearance of a jack-o'-lantern. This image is a blend of 171 and 193 angstrom light as captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. (Photo Courtesy: NASA/GSFC/SDO)

Photos: The ‘pumpkin sun’

Active regions on the sun combined to look something like a jack-o-lantern’s face on Oct. 8, 2014.

A couple sits on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River as the full moon rises in the distance Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Monday night's full moon, also known as a Harvest Moon, will be the third and final "supermoon" of 2014. The phenomenon, which scientists call a "perigee moon," occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Photos: Full Harvest Moon

The Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. Seen on Sept. 8, 2014, it was also the third and final “supermoon” of 201…