Fruit and Vegetable Carving Step by Step. Carrot Peacock Tutorial

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Fruit and vegetable carving step by step. You can decorate your festive table with carving crafts made from carrots. This time the step by step tutorial will show you how to make a graceful peacock from carrots. You can do it together with your children. But bear in mind the children's safety as they have to work with a knife.

Carrot Peacock Tutorial


You'll Need:


— 2 or 3 carrots for making feathers 15 cm long,
— 1 radish for the body,
— 1 thin onion for the head,
— a small piece of carrot for makung a beak,
— a small piece of beet for a crown,
— a piece of melon for a stand,
— 2 pepper seeds for eyes,
— toothpicks.

Making:


1. Take a carrot and cut off a wide end to make a cone and a ring. Cut off one more ring. Make the edges notched. Put them aside — you'll need them to make feathers, which will be attached to the neck.

Fruit and Vegetable Carving Step by Step. Carrot Peacock Tutorial

2. From carrots make 25 strips for the feathers and round out the wide end of each strip. Make the narrow ends erect and the edges of the strips — zigzag. The feathers are made of 3 kinds: long, medium and short.

Fruit and Vegetable Carving Step by Step. Carrot Peacock Tutorial

Fruit and Vegetable Carving Step by Step. Carrot Peacock Tutorial

3. Now take a radish and cut off a piece 10 cm long.

4. Cut off the onion for the head to the desired size. Attach it to the one end of the radish with a toothpick.

5. On the radish make the incisions to insert the feathers. Make not less than 3 incisions in each row.

Fruit and Vegetable Carving Step by Step. Carrot Peacock Tutorial

6. Begin to fix the long feathers from the tail with pins.

7. Then fix the medium feathers and near the head fix the short ones.

Fruit and Vegetable Carving Step by Step. Carrot Peacock Tutorial

8. Take the notched rings and fix them on the neck with the pins.

9. From a small piece of carrot cut a beak and fix it with a short toothpick. From a slice of beet cut a crown and fix it on the head.

10. Make small holes in the head and put the pepper seeds there.

11. The peacock is ready! Place it on a slice of melon.

Fruit and Vegetable Carving Step by Step. Carrot Peacock Tutorial

Dear friends, be happy and get pleasure while working.

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