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Incredible Hay Bale Sculptures

Have you ever seen hay bale sculptures before? For those of you in rural agricultural areas, they may be nothing new. But for me, these area something new I have not seen before. Cindy Rozich, a student of many of my lessons, brought this fun art to my attention when she sent me some of […]

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watermelon portrait for wedding rehearsal dinner

Carved Portraits on Watermelons & Pumpkins by student/customers

This article features some of the portraits that have been carved by some of my student/customers and blog readers. Maybe they’ll give you the encouragement to try some of your own. Pumpkins and watermelons that have carved portraits are a great way to honor guests at any special occasion. Carved Portraits Honor Loved Ones This […]

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carved purple onion flower

Onion Flower Video Lesson

Here is a free lesson showing how to carve an elegant onion flower from purple onions. Of course the same carving techniques can be used to carve flowers from white and yellow onions, too. These can be used as garnishes on large serving platters or an part of an elegant centerpiece. Onion Flower Lesson Part […]

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40 year high school reunion watermelon carving

High School Reunion Food Art

One of my student/customers, Rose Flores recently sent the photos of her carvings that she created for a high school reunion. She did a marvelous job. If you have a reunion coming up, you’ll find some great ideas from these photos. Rose wrote to me, Although this is the first time Rose has done a display […]

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Cat in the Hat food sculpture

Life Size Food Sculptures

Want to see some creative life size food sculptures constructed of fruits and vegetables? Since I shared Ric Testani’s life size watermelon lady in yesterday’s blog post, it seemed fitting to show a couple of other life size food sculptures from past competitions. If you are planned to participate in any competitions, these might give you […]

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