(Soft cover/104 pages. Thai & English). With more than 20 projects, this book introduces basic carving techniques and carving tools required for creating stable and stunning carved floral arrangements. Captivating color photographs, detailed illustrations, and straightforward instructions will take your carving art where you want it to go. Learn to create bouquets and carve baskets, bowls, and vases. Create arrangements of Carrot and Radish Roses, Papaya Lotus Blossoms, Jicama Petunias, Pumpkin Carnations and more! You’ll even get instructions for several animal carvings, including Fish and Elephants, as well as a Buddhist Temple.
Author, Burinpat Choowong, currently heads the Art Department at the Saeng-Arun School, in Bangkok. One of the youngest masters of Thai fruit & vegetable carving, he enjoys an excellent reputation after having appeared on a number of popular national television programs and as a guest lecturer in many universities throughout Thailand.
Carving instructions: Elephant, Chili Pepper Flower Cluster Basket, and Thai Mythical Figures (e.g. Naga, Kinnaree) and even a Buddhist temple.