Ice Carving 101 / Edition 1

Ice Carving 101 / Edition 1

by Michael A. Jasa, Brenda R. Carlos
     
 

Entering the dramatic world of ice carving has never been easier with this introductory guide. Designed with flexibility in mind, the guide focuses on the fundamentals of the tools, composition of ice, carving skills and preparation using a systematic, step-by-step approach. Over 300 instructional photographs support each step and clearly illustrate techniques and

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Overview

Entering the dramatic world of ice carving has never been easier with this introductory guide. Designed with flexibility in mind, the guide focuses on the fundamentals of the tools, composition of ice, carving skills and preparation using a systematic, step-by-step approach. Over 300 instructional photographs support each step and clearly illustrate techniques and procedures. Available in two versions, this guide is a simple way to round out the curriculum and teach new culinary students this career building skill. Ideal for a one, two or three-day format, students will learn how to approach the block with confidence and learn all aspects of carving from idea to a finished, three-dimensional piece.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132328456
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/14/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. The Professional Advantage

2. Composition of Ice

3. The Art and Science of Sculpture

4. Tools of the Trade

5. Template Design Technique

6. Preparing the Carving Area

7. Ice Transportation, Block Preparation, and Chain Saw Basics

8. Application of the Template

9. The Large Cuts–Carving the Second Dimension

10. Carving the Third Dimension

11. Rounding and Shaping

12. The Finishing Touches

13. Storage and Display

14. Advanced Skills

15. Additional Designs

Appendix A Design Template Diagrams

Appendix B Sources for Tools and Supplies

Appendix C Industry Organizations

Bibliography

Glossary of Terms

Index

Credits

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