Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

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Carving which is considered a primitive and short-lived form of sculpture art decorating the surface of the cooked dishes is used by the cooks all over the world. And we`ve also got interested and try to master some of its elements; we find cute carving recipes for dish decoration and offer you to learn and teach your children to master. Here we learn the technique of simple homemade carving — nice flowers LILIES from cucumbers with photoes and step by step description of making.

Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

1. Cut a piece of cucumber 7-8 cm, cut a cucumber tail a bit. Make a section in the form of a leaf, not cutting to the lower edge of the workpiece.

Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

2. Make other leaves with small distance between them in a circle around the workpiece.

Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

3. With a knife make a cut 1-2 mm thick in a circle, making the place for cutting the next row of petals.

Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

4. With an oval knife make the next row of petals chequerwise with respect to the previous row. Then cut the place for the petals of the following row again. Make as many rows as the size of the workpiece allows.

Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

5. Scrape the cucumber core off with a knife, making enough place in the center for placing the flower core.

Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

6. Cut the leaves a bit forming a triangular shape on the ends. Lower the flower into ice water — it`ll unfold nicely.

Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

7. Out of a carrot, pumpkin or radish make the core of the suitable size. Decorate it with snips.

Art lessons for kids. LILIES in carving technique, photoes, step by step description

8.Insert the core into the flower. It can be strengthened on a toothpick.

Place the LILY on a twig with leaves or a colored wooden stick for shashlik. The leaves to the stick can be cut from a cucumber, too.

Comments (2)

Perhaps, carving from fruit and vegetables is a short-lived form of sculpture art, but it`s so attractive and yummy, increasing the appetite while looking at the dishes of a festive table decorated with the carving patterns. Aren`t I right?

Food carving for dish decoration

Food carving for dish decoration

Food carving for dish decoration
It`s really tasty to look at the dishes decorated with carving patterns. They are so appetizing!
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