I love to celebrate Spring by making one of my easiest fruit carvings – a melon bunny fruit basket. This is my favorite time of year because everything is fresh and blooming and it really does feel like a new beginning. Certain fruits start to come in season so it’s a great time to enjoy them […]
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Today I’d like to invite you to go on a trip to Vietnam to see some exotic fruit carvings. My nephew Jesse and his fiancee were recently traveled to Vietnam and had some pictures of amazing fruit carvings to show me. Although I’m sure that seeing fruit carvings wasn’t the main high point of their […]
Last week I posted a video showing some ideas for vegetable and fruit carvings for Christmas. They were arrangements that would make Christmas pretty centerpieces. Here are some more great ideas for Christmas fruit and veggy carvings. Some simple and some more dramatic. Easy, ‘No Carve’ Trees Make Festive Vegetable and Fruit Carvings for Christmas […]
Several of my students of my Carving Watermelons – Roses, Buds and Leaves video lessons recently sent me some photos of their rose carving. And I am impressed! These are excellent for first time carvers. Tahir Ali Butt in Sydney Australia found my site in early March. When he ordered his VegetableFruitCarving lessons and tools […]
Kabocho Squash, also known as Thai Pumpkin or Japanese Pumpkin is a beautiful fruit for Thai fruit carving. Video and photos show kabocha squash fruit carvings.
Honeydew carving can be easier than you think once you are shown how. Here are a couple of melon carvings that I’ll be teaching in videos in my upcoming Carving of the Month Club. Update: Since this blog post was written these Honeydew melon carving lessons are now available. Learn more about my Honeydew Carving […]
Here is a mango carving that I did. This one was actually quite ripe and a bit soft to work with. When carving mangoes, it’s best if you choose fruit that is not yet ripe. That way your carving details will look crisper and cleaner and they will last longer. If you’ve got ripe mangoes […]
I’m excited to announce that my new DVD “Carving Watermelons – Roses, Buds and Leaves” is now available in my shop. It is a great introduction to Thai style watermelon carving. But don’t let the title fool you, is this video lesson you will also learn rose patterns that you can also carve into other […]
One of my blog readers, professional fruit carver James Brown shared this photo of a watermelon carved like a Christmas package with me. What a great idea for a Christmas carving! It’s so pretty isn’t it. Imagine how awesome it would be if it were carved into one of these square watermelons. (more…)
Yesterday I participated in a little friendly fruit carving competition and won 2nd prize. I thought you might like to see my arrangement. I hope it gives you some ideas for your own arrangements.