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The Fall Carving Contest Stage 2 Voting

>>  10/25/2012


Carving Contest is over. 
Check up the Contest results and winners

Dear friends,

The Online Carving Contest Stage 2 is on air. Find the Contest entries below and use the side bar poll to vote for your favorite carving work. Invite your friends to support the participants by voting for them. Please UPDATE THE PAGE after voting to SEE THE RESULTS.  The poll ends on November 10, 2012.
According to the poll results the top 3 winners will be given with the valuable prizes:

The 1st place – Wonder Tree
The 2nd place – Watermelon plate
The 3rd place – A set of carving books.

Besides the top prizes, there are special awards from TempleofThai.com.
Temple of Thai is an online shop for Thai food, Asian kitchenware and fruit carving books, tools and DVDs since 1999. They accept different payment methods and ship worldwide from their location in Los Angeles, California, USA. 



The Special Awards from Temple of Thai:

The Most Amazing Work – A set of carving knives
The Beginner’s Award – “FruitCarving How To” DVD

To determine the special award winners I asked for a help of a special man SamSam Bubbleman!
Sam is a British artist making a Grand Soap Bubble Show in London, UK. Sam performs Bubble Shows at private parties, weddings, kids party, science show and corporate events. He does the show for television, films, videos and celebrities. Samsam Bubbleman has bubbled the Olympics 2012 in London.



I asked Sam a few 'carving' questions. This is what he said:

Q.: Sam, I know that you do Bubble shows at the different events which are weddings, corporate, birthday and kid's parties. Have you seen fruit carving displays at the events? What they were like? 
A.: I don't remember seeing fruit carvings at any events, although I remember reading about a performance made by some musicians who made their instruments out of fruit and vegetables (like a flute carrot!), played a concert, and at the end of the concert, the musicians would cook their vegetables into a soup and all the audience could eat it! I didn't get a chance to see it, but it sounded like a remarkable performance!

Q.: I wonder if there fruit carvings were displayed at the Olympics 2012 events?
A.: The Olympics were everywhere! There were celebrations and events organised all over the country. We were involved in a couple of these - one was to do with the Olympic Torch, and the other was the Opening Ceremony itself. Regrettably I saw no fruit or vegetable carving at either of these.

Q.: Have you ever tried yourself in a fruit and vegetable carving art? Simple food and drink garnishes? Fun with food?
If yes can you share your favorite one?
A.: I think the favourite food garnish I have ever done was impaling pieces of vegetarian hot dog sausages with pieces of spaghetti and then cooking them together for my kids. They love them! ALso I arrange their food on their plate into faces sometimes to help them find fun in their food. I used to like peeling oranges into faces/shapes.


Vote for your favorite work at the side bar poll:
Click the photo for close look


1. Vade Retro, by Matilde, Spain

Vade Retro

2. Watermelon Basket with Rose, by Sayani, Malaysia

Watermelon Basket with Rose

3. Sweet Lime Bouquet, by Pradnya, India

Sweet Lime Bouquet

4. Rock Melon Centerpiece, by Amila, Singapore

Rock Melon Centerpiece

5. The Spirit of Freedom, by Roger, USA

The Spirit of Freedom

6. Art Fusion, by Elio, Italy

Art Fusion

7. Spring Color, by Huynh Van Hoa, Viet Nam

Spring Color

8. Fall Flower Bouquet, by Durdana, Bangladesh

Fall Flower Bouquet

9. Rose, by Boonmee, USA

Rose

10. Fruit Decoration, by Maja, Serbia

Fruit Decoration

11. Chinese Sign, by Tony, Mexico

Chinese Sign

12. KingAmato Watermelon, by Gianni, Italy

KingAmato

13. Alfredo Mukimono, by Alfredo, Mexico

Alfredo Mukimono

14. Peacock, by Snezana, Macedonia

Peacock

15. Tailed Beast of Fire, by Jesse, Philippines

Tailed Beast of Fire

16. Abstract Watermelon, by Tarun, India

Abstract Watermelon

17. Shoes, by Homa, Iran

Shoes

18. Honeydew Melon, by Ilda, Brazil

Honeydew Melon

19. Pumpkin, by Branka, Croatia

Pumpkin

20. Wedding Watermelon, by Edibleglamour, Canada

Wedding Watermelon

21. Family Day, by Rodolfo, Philippines

Family Day





29 коммент. :

sofía October 26, 2012 at 1:13 AM  

Todo maravilloso no sabría por cual votar. Me parece dificilísimo de realizar estas obras de arte. Saludos desde España

Anonymous ,  October 26, 2012 at 3:27 PM  

#17 Shoes by Homa is fabulous :)

Anonymous ,  October 26, 2012 at 8:05 PM  

All works are wonderful, some are very delicate like 9 and 8 which i can't choose between them. Homa' very creative.

Anonymous ,  October 27, 2012 at 1:42 AM  

shoes by HOMA is so great

Anonymous ,  October 27, 2012 at 4:44 PM  

#19 "PUMPKIN" by Branka ,wonderful work, GREAT JOB BRANKA !!

Anonymous ,  October 28, 2012 at 2:50 AM  

17 - shoes by homa
it's realy amazing ...!

Anonymous ,  October 28, 2012 at 6:20 AM  

#21-Family day by Rodolfo, great one

minu ,  October 29, 2012 at 9:44 AM  

The flower bouquet is awesome.
Minu

Anonymous ,  October 31, 2012 at 2:29 AM  

#17 Shoes by Homa is fabulous :)

Anonymous ,  October 31, 2012 at 6:35 PM  

#20 from Canada is so beautiful!

Rumana Reza ,  November 2, 2012 at 8:42 AM  

#8 Fall Flower Bouquet is amazing.Wonderful job.

Anonymous ,  November 2, 2012 at 10:24 PM  

#8 Fall Flower Bouquet... Beautiful work of passion

wwfaza aboo November 3, 2012 at 2:48 AM  

20 the wedding watermelon is so beautiful

Tannaz ,  November 3, 2012 at 3:47 AM  

#17 Homa is so creative

Sherlie Kaguitla November 4, 2012 at 1:38 PM  

, #15 tailed beast
of fire .great!

Anonymous ,  November 4, 2012 at 3:09 PM  

no. 15 tailed beast of fire was really amazing. alive fairy tale dragon!!!

catherine ,  November 4, 2012 at 11:31 PM  

no. 13 and 15 was so cool.. a great art

Babar November 5, 2012 at 1:35 AM  

#8 is great ! যে ফুল ফোটাও ধূসর ধুলায়, প্রান মাতে তার গন্ধে !

Anonymous ,  November 5, 2012 at 1:49 AM  

#17,shoes by homa is so creative,unique idiea!!!!!wow!!!

Anonymous ,  November 5, 2012 at 11:01 AM  

shoes by Homa no : 17 is a nice , cool and new great Idea ...

David from UK ,  November 6, 2012 at 10:52 AM  

#8 is awe inspiring - highly creative !

Shuaib Afzal ,  November 8, 2012 at 5:46 PM  

#8 fall flower arrangement beautiful & unique

Samsam Bubbleman November 9, 2012 at 7:40 AM  

Hello all,
It's wonderful to see all your work and i have to say what a tough job i will have deciding on my favourites!
Well done to you all and good luck!
Samsam Bubbleman

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Shifat Us Sami November 10, 2012 at 4:19 AM  

8. Fall Flower Bouquet- so delicate :)

Zuhayr ,  November 10, 2012 at 8:09 AM  

Well done, Deepa phuppi. A beautiful piece of artwork. We are all with you!Insha'Allah you will win.-Zuhayr.

Brenda November 10, 2012 at 9:59 AM  

# 4 Rock Melon
The Flower Bouquet has my vote
Beautiful :-)

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