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Topic: EAGLE OUT OF CARROT (edit: MINI EAGLE ADDED)  (Read 13667 times)
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miasmax
« on: February 18, 2007 10:13:29 AM »

I wasn't sure where to put this, so I slapped it in here.  Smiley

My dad recently carved this out of a carrot and made me put it on craftster. hehe. it took him about 5 hours to do and he's using it as a centerpiece for a dish he's making. (he's a chef)



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I finally finished my own carving. It's not nearly as good as my dad's, but I'm pretty happy with it.  Smiley (p.s. mine is only about 5 inches tall  Tongue)



Sorry if it's blurry or too big! The wings took me forever to shape. It took me about three carrots to perfect it.  Cheesy Hope you guys like!

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nellum
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2007 10:15:31 AM »

That's awesome!  Great job
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« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2007 10:15:50 AM »

whoahhhhhh....

how big is it?
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miasmax
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2007 10:16:23 AM »

Haha, it was all my dad's handiwork. He wanted me to put it onto here.
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miasmax
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2007 10:17:39 AM »

thriftjunkie- it's still being preserved in some special liquid, i'm not sure what, but it's about 12 and a half inches tall.
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« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2007 10:22:51 AM »

oh my god, that is unbelievable! i'm totally clicking "this rocks!"
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miasmax
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2007 10:24:49 AM »

My dad, and I quote:

"Tell everyone who replied to that thread, thanks."
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mrgrita
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2007 10:26:57 AM »

That is wicked cool!  I'm always in awe of folks who willingly spend so much time on a piece of art knowing it is destined for a short life (a la Tibetan sand mandalas and food sculpture.)
Kudos to your pa!
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« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2007 10:28:47 AM »

When I read that it was made from a carrot, my first thought was, "You have got to be kidding me!!"

WOW--I have seen some gorgeous food sculptures when I was in Japan--but, this is just incredible!!
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miasmax
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2007 10:31:27 AM »

Yeah, I've gotten so inspired by my dad that I had decided to make one. I'm in the process of carving a bird and i must have sliced myself like a hundred times.
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