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Versace Watermelon Carvings for upcoming TV series

One of my customers, Ric Testani, who is a professional fruit carver had the opportunity to make some Versace watermelon carvings for the upcoming FX Limited Series, ‘Versace: American Crime Story’. The series, which co-stars Ricky Martin, was filming in the Versace mansion in South Beach, Florida.  They producers wanted watermelons carved with the Versace logo […]

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Cheshire Cat carved from diakon radish

Alice in Wonderland Theme for Tim Tebow “Night To Shine” Prom

One of my customers, Deborah Cheeseman created a beautiful and creative Alice in Wonderland theme carving display for her local “Night to Shine ” Event at her Church. What is A Night to Shine? “A Night to Shine” is the name of a wonderful prom event for people with special needs. The Tim Tebow Foundation […]

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basket weave melon

Students Show Off Their First Basket Weave Melons

Don’t let the beautiful basket weave intimidate you! Although it looks intricate, it’s actually quite simple to carve if you follow the directions in my Basket Weave lesson. Several of my students who have already joined the online-only course,  shared photos of their carving success. If they can do it, so can you! The basket weave […]

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Cheese Carving – Success on first try

We enjoy all forms of food art, including cheese carving. Ric Testani, a student of many of my fruit and vegetable carving lessons, recently shared a few photos of his first attempt at cheese carving. He used cheddar and provolone cheese to create a Bat Mitzvah-themed carving for his boss’ niece. I knew we had a large […]

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Nita Gill Thai Style Carvings

Thai Watermelon Carvings by Nita Gill for Loy Krathong Festival

Here are my most recent Thai watermelon carvings that I made in preparation for the Thai Loy Krathong festival at the local Thai Temple which took place last Sunday. This was the first time, I’ve made this particular pattern. I made it in honor of my teacher. She gifted me the book that contains this pattern while […]

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