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Watermelon Carvings Steal the Show

Fruit-carving-cindy-2My student/customer Cindy Rozich, recently shared with me a few photos of the gorgeous watermelon carvings that she created and donated to a local high school theater production of Tarzan.

The three carvings were on display in the lobby throughout the show’s five performances, including a dinner theater with an audience of over 3,000 people.

The positive response was over whelming and very gratifying!!! It was really exciting to stand back and watch people look at the carvings! People took pictures with them and of them. Everybody loved them!!!!” –Cindy

Cindy's Tarzan themed watermelon carvings

Cindy’s beautiful watermelon carvings on display in the lobby.

Cindy’s two watermelon carvings featured the Tarzan the Stage Musical logo, which includes Tarzan swinging on a vine for the letter “Z.” You can learn how to carve letters in my two-DVD course, Carvings Words and Letters.

The third carving represented the high school’s mascot, the Warriors. The Warrior Cheif carving included a full headdress of pineapple tops as well as radishes and sweet potatoes.

Cindy did a beautiful job of arranging her lovely carvings into an eye pleasing display. The plants, lava like rocks and grass table skirt fit the Tarzan theme perfectly. All three watermelon carvings were displayed among a decorative bed of curly kale and radish flowers.

Watermelon Carving Cindy

Cindy proudly showing off her stunning carving of the high school’s mascot, the Warrior.

Cindy is going professional so she was smart and was prepared for questions about her pricing. And, she had her business cards placed strategically in the front of her dramatic and beautiful display. See the round watermelon colored items in front of the watermelon Chief. Those are her business cards. You can see a close up look at her business cards below. The side of her business card with her name and contact info look like the inside slice of watermelon complete with seeds. The other side looks like the rind of a watermelon and has her Logo and tagline. It’s a very clever design that her son, Dirk made. Looks like creative talent runs in the family.

Cindy is a customer / student of my 17 lesson collection.

Cindy's business card

This photo shows both sides of Cindy’s clever business card designed by her son, Dirk.

Cindy, thanks for sharing your photos. We wish you all the best in your carving adventures.

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11 Responses to Watermelon Carvings Steal the Show

  1. Nikki May 8, 2014 at 2:57 pm #

    I admire all the time your wonderful great superb work, I already bought a few CD and tools from you I would love to be one of your student in your class even if for a few hours or a day,do you teach in different States? Where?
    Once I read from your info. that some competition are taking place in OH! Would you tell when this year and where? I would take the train to see such activities and amazing work.
    I am enjoying everything you do, my greatest compliments with a hug! Nikki

    • Nita Gill May 9, 2014 at 8:28 am #

      Thanks for you kind compliments, Nikki.
      Right now, all my classes are by video. That way people can good instructions no matter where they live. When/if I offer live classes I will send announcements to those who have signed up for my info. If you are getting emails from me, then you will get any announcements.
      I will be publishing the competitions as I receive the new dates and locations. My new website coming out in the next few weeks will have a section specifically to keep people informed about competitions.
      I’ll keep you posted.
      I’m so glad that you are enjoying my website and lessons.

  2. Dirk Rozich May 9, 2014 at 8:31 am #

    Good afternoon, Nita. I wanted to thank you for posting my Mom’s work to your site. She is so excited with your article displaying her recent carvings! However, may I ask for one small edit? I am the one that designed her watermelon business cards… and my name is not Ryan, haha!

    Thanks again!
    -Dirk Rozich

  3. Cindy Rozich May 9, 2014 at 6:17 pm #

    Hi Nita,
    The above article is awesome. Thanks so much!
    I really enjoy fruit & vegetable carving! You are an amazing teacher!!!!

    Thanks again,

    • Nita Gill May 12, 2014 at 11:08 am #

      My pleasure. Thanks again for sharing your photos. And, thank you for the compliments.

  4. Tristan Rozich January 3, 2015 at 7:59 pm #

    Great job Grandma I love your work

    • Cindy Rozich September 2, 2015 at 8:19 pm #

      Thank you so much Tristan. You are so sweet!!

  5. Beverly May 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm #

    Nita -thank you so much for going out of your way and calling me this past weekend. . I am beginning my classes with you this weekend. One of my favorites are the simple daises from the radishes—Anyway, all of these carvings are so beautiful! Cindy’s designs are fabulous. I just hope and pray that because i am not an artist– but i am creative–I will succeed like she has done.
    Thank-you again foe making my dreams of carving started and true..i also bought the 17 video courses!

    • Nita Gill May 19, 2016 at 12:58 pm #

      Have fun with your lessons. I think that you will surprise yourself at how well you will do. You’ll see.

      Happy Carving!

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