Watermelons are large green melons great for consumption during a blazing summer afternoon. Perhaps one of the most refreshing fruits with its delicious red flesh that bursts with sweet juice. Yet, this beautiful fruit is capable of more for within the watermelon disguises a hidden potential, watermelon carvings. This Thai art is a beautiful afternoon activity that shapes your common day watermelon into a piece of art. Many say great works of art starts with a blank canvas; here it is the untouched virgin watermelon.
Watermelon carvings are a sub group of fruit and vegetable carvings, and most likely
Making one of these is no easy task; there are many steps from picking the fruit to learning the skills of the trade. These works of art are made with knives and a steady hand, so pick out a nice sharp one for easy cuts but also be careful. The knife (and an artistic eye & mind) are not the only tools necessary for the job, a good canvas or melon in this case is key. First each artist must pick out a ripe fruit – for they will be working on each one for at least a couple of hours – and would be shame if you picked a bad
Maybe you aren’t ready to produce them yet, no matter they are still a wondrous sight to behold. Words can only do so much, the field of watermelon art requires more. So please visit some galleries, I will provide you one, but continue your search on Google for there are many glories of watermelon carvings.
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