Archive for March, 2014

2014 WOODCARVING CATEGORIES

Posted in Woodcarving on March 29, 2014 by ewcc

A. ABSTRACT AND ORNAMENTAL

100. Any abstract carving – apart from readily identifiable objects

101. Decorative/Ornamental (Bone, Ivory, Stone, Chalk, Leather, pencils, Jewelry)

102. Golf Balls

103. Chip Carving

104. Spoons

 

B. ANIMAL FIGURES – Realistic (single/group)

110. Animal Figure (natural & painted)

111. Animal Figure – Carousal (natural & painted)

112. Animals of any/all types in a Group (natural & painted)

113. Animal Head (natural & painted)

Group B Animal Figures has a SPECIAL $50. PRIZE The Linda Haines Memorial Award

 

C. BIRDS – Realistic (single/group)

120. Game Birds/Birds of Prey (natural & painted)

121. Songbirds (natural & painted)

122. Service Class Shorebirds/Decoys (natural & painted)

123. Waterfowl /Detailed Shorebirds (natural & painted)

124. Birds of any/all types in a Group (natural & painted)

125. Bird Head (natural & painted)

 

D. FISH – TURTLES – FROGS -SNAKES – ALL AQUATIC CREATURES – Realistic (single/group)

130. Fish Realistic (natural & painted)

131. All other Aquatic Creatures (natural & painted)

132. Any of the above in a Group (natural & painted)

133. Fishing Lure & Fish Decoy (natural & painted)

 

E. CARICATURE – Animal (in the Round or Relief) (single/group)

140. Animal Figure (natural & painted)

141. Birds (natural & painted)

142. Aquatic creatures (natural & painted)

143. Animal/Bird/Aquatic Heads (natural & painted)

144. Group, Animal/Bird/Aquatic (natural & painted)

145. Caricature Carousel Animals (natural & painted)

146. Caricature Relief Animal/Bird/ Group (natural & painted)

All measurement for classes will include the base in classes F, G, & H

F. CARICATURE – Human (in the Round or Relief) (single/group)

150. Complete Figure (2-15 inches natural & painted))

151. Complete Figure (over 15 inches natural & painted))

152. Bust/Head (natural & painted))

153. Group, human and/or animal in a scene, any mix (natural & painted)

154. Caricature Relief Single/Group (natural & painted)

G. STYLIZED – (all)

160. All Animal Figures (natural & painted)

161. Complete human Figure (natural & painted)

162. Heads (including Human/Animal/Birds) (natural & painted)

163. Group (human and/or animal in a scene, any mix) (natural & painted)

H. HUMAN FIGURE – Realistic

170. Complete Figure (2-15 inches natural & painted)

171. Complete Figure (over 15 inches natural & painted)

172. Bust /Head, (natural & painted)

173. Group (human and/or animal in a scene, (natural & painted)

 

J. SPECIALIZED CARVINGS – Painted and/or Natural

180. Whittled pieces (made with a knife- of a single piece of wood,) and Folk Carving

181. Miniature (woodcarving must fit inside a 2 inch cube))

182. Slides / Bolos

183. Bottle Stoppers ((natural & painted

184. Religious theme (ALL i.e. Jesus, Angels, Noah’s Ark, etc.)

185. Eggs – all types (natural & painted)

 

 

K. RELIEF CARVINGS

190. Nature Scene (including flowers, buildings, landscapes, seascapes, natural & painted)

191. Human Figure (partial or whole, natural & painted)

192. Wildlife (animal, bird, fish, etc. natural & painted)

193. Geometrical Design (signs, crests, lettering, emblems, natural & painted)`

194. Gun Stocks and Pistol Grips

 

L. WOOD BURNING

200 Nature Scene (including flowers, buildings, landscapes, seascapes, natural & painted)

201 Human Figures (partial or whole, natural & painted)

202 Wildlife (animal, fish, birds, etc. natural & painted)

203 Geometric Design (signs, crests, lettering, emblems natural & painted)

204 Any item that is not covered above (plastic, paper, fungi, leather, scoops, bells, eggs, etc.)

 

M. WOODWORKING

210 Wood Lathe

211 Intarsia/Marquetry

212 Fretwork

213 Toys

214 Furniture/Decorative/Ornamental

215 Frames & Musical Instruments

 

N. MASKS, SPIRITS, BARK, KACHINAS & TOTEMS

220. Kachina Dolls (all)

221. Totem Poles (all)

222. Masks (all)

223. Spirits (all)

224. Bark Carvings/Found Wood/Cypress Knees (all)

225. Canes and Walking Stick / Staff

Class 225 has a SPECIAL $50. PRIZE, THE WELDON STEPLER CANE AWARD

 

O. SANTA / MYTHICAL – (Wizards, Trolls, Elves, Dragons, etc)

230. Santa – Old World (natural & painted)

231. Santa – Modern (Coca-Cola Type) (natural & painted)

232. Santa Caricature (natural & painted)

233. Santa animals (natural & painted)

234. Mythical Human and/or Creature (natural & painted)

235. Busts and Heads (natural & painted)

236. Santa Relief (natural & painted)

237. Group (2 or more human and/or animals in a scene) (natural & painted)

 

P. OPEN / MISC.

240. Any carving not covered in the above Categories.

 

Q. CHAINSAW

260. Human (natural & painted)

261. Animal (natural & painted)

262. Group (natural & painted)

263. Other (natural & painted)

 

R. CLAY (Not eligible for Best of Show Award but will receive Best of Group)

250. Human (natural & painted)

251. Animal (natural & painted)

252. Group (natural & painted)

253. Other (natural & painted)

 

Special 1st Annual Tom Brown Memorial Award presented to one Caricature Carving. Award includes $50..

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR PIECES AND THEIR CLASS, FEEL FREE TO CONTACT:

John Clark co-show chairman * Phone – (574)-732-0313 or e-mail – jpdebclark@comcast.net

Chuck Leming co-show chairman * Phone – (765) 677-8201 or e-mail – cleming@indy.rr.com

Randy Hurst co-show chairman * Phone – (765) 628-2131 or e-mail – phurst1527@att.net

Gary Freeman — Board Chairman * Phone – (765)-251-3663 or e-mail – carvers@comteck.com

26th Annual July Carving Show Application

Posted in Woodcarving on March 26, 2014 by ewcc

Eastern Woodland Carvers Club Inc.

26th Annual July Carving Show

July 19-20 2014

 

Air-Conditioned Location

This is your registration and information form for the 26th Annual Carving Show to be held at the Converse Borderman Park Gym located on State Highway #18 – 3 ½ blocks East of Flashing Light (in Miami County) Converse, Indiana on July 19-20, 2014. Times will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Table fee is $30.00 and are on a first come first served basis. All Tables are 8-feet and must be covered to the floor. NO leg extensions.

Only ribbons/awards won during this show competition may be displayed. Setup and entry time will be Friday, July 18th from 4 – 7 p.m. Judging will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m. Saturday setup begins at 8:00 a.m.

ALL COMPETITORS MUST HAVE PAID A TABLE FEE. The second person on a table that wishes to enter the show need only pay a $20.00 entry/table fee. Anyone wishing to display on the club table and enter the competition must also pay the $20.00 entry/table fee.

NOTICE: Only approved vendors will be allowed to sell carving supplies. These vendors are;

Belcher Woodcarving Supply, Quality Hardwood, Bruce Nicholas Chip Carving Supplies, Henn Rough-outs and Pat Hurst Baskets. All others will be asked to remove their items.

Bruce Nicholas Chip Carving will be holding FREE demonstrations both days.

Tammy Roe will be demonstrating Clay Sculpting.

 

JUDGING PRIZES AND AWARDS INFORMATION

1ST Best of Show – $300. , 2nd Best of Show -$200. 3rd Best of Show – $100.

16th Annual Weldon Stepler Cane Award – $50.00 plus plaque and Neck Ribbon

7th Annual Linda Haines Wildlife Award – $50.00 plus plaque and Neck Ribbon

1st Annual Tom Brown Caricature Award -$50.00 plus a Special Plaque

Best of Group – $25.00

Entry Fees- $3. per piece, with youth 18 & under free.

The Show judge will choose the Best of Show pieces.

OBJECTIONABLE MATERIAL WILL BE REMOVED.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS JULY 1, 2012

Please refer to the definitions and regulations page for detailed information on your entries.

A July Picnic will be held Saturday at the club building starting at 5:30 p.m. Indicate party size on the registration form. We will present all awards and prize money after dinner followed with a live auction at approximately 7:30 p.m.. Walk-ins welcomed for the Live Auction.

The building will be locked each night and security will be provided. THE E.W.C.C. INC. WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGED OR STOLEN ITEMS. We look forward to seeing you in July. Thank you for your support.

 

Your canceled check is your confirmation.

Motels and camping – The following is a list of motels in the area;

Courtesy Economy Inn – Not recommended – Just Cheap Hotel Marion

1370 N. Baldwin Av. 501 East Fourth Street

Marion, IN Marion, IN

1-765-664-571 1-765-668-8801

 

Comfort Inn – Best Western Signature Inn Wabash Inn

522 Essex Dr – 4021 South Lafountain St. 1950 State Hwy. 15

Kokomo, IN Kokomo, IN Wabash, IN

1-765-452-5050.1 (800) 822-5252 (toll-free) 1–800-626-7103

There are a number of motels in Kokomo along highway 31 where you can stay.

NEW RULE

All entries must have pieces permanently attached, NO LOOSE PIECES.

DEFINITIONS AND REGULATIONS FOR WOODCARVING SHOW

1. There is no limit on the number of entries that you may enter in any one class.

2. Entries shall be the work of the exhibitor.

3. Pieces made from roughouts are accepted.

Judge determinations are final and are not subject to any review. We have closed judging.
The term “ relief “ means carving executed in a manner to carve a generally flat surface to give an illusion of depth.
The term “round” means shaping a freestanding three-dimensional form.
The term “realistic” means work detailed to the extent of closely resembling the real object.
The term “stylized” means a creation of form but not necessarily the detail.
The term “caricature” means a distortion or exaggeration of the distinguishing features.
The term “mask” means a piece that is wearable and has eyeholes and nose holes clear through the wood.
“Old World Santa” – with robe and hood not necessarily red in color.
“Santa Modern” – carved in the Coca-Cola tradition (i.e. red suit/white trim, jolly old elf).
“Santa Animal” – any animal dressed in Santa apparel (i.e. hat, coat).
“Mythical” –Elf, Wizard, Dragons, Cartoon Characters & etc.
The terms “Decorative/Add on” – means extensive use of add ons such as leather, metal, glass, plastic, & etc. Piece will be placed in a decorative/ornamental class.
The term “Folk Art” – shall include hand carved human & animal figures that usually have a blockier style with pronounced flat cuts to the surface, generally a cruder form of carving. (Does not include “craft” items such as birdhouses, baskets & etc).
“Group” – a carving will be considered a group if it has two or more of the primary subjects.
Show officials and/or judges may change an entry to a category they deem more appropriate,
Competition pieces may not have won a Blue Ribbon at the July Show.
Limited use of non-wood materials will be allowed on woodcarving (i.e. metal feet, glass eyes.)
Chainsaw items may be entered in other classes as long as all chainsaw marks are removed from view. It doesn’t matter whether marks are sanded or carved away.
All measurements for height will include the Base.

1. ORIGINALITY & DESIGN – 34%

Interpretation: Unusual & exceptional interpretations of the subject matter, true to life. Where applicable, proportions, anatomy, balance and perspective. Use of light and shadows. Use of color.

2. SURFACE FINISH –33%

Interpretation: Application of finished, consistent sanding, where applicable removal of blemishes, such as fuzz. Does finish enhance the grain? Choice of color and application in relation to overall work. Carving techniques, and the fitting of add-ons. Difficulty of carving as a one-piece object.

3. FINAL REPRESENTATION – 33% Interpretation: In review of all of the above, take into consideration the decorative value & worthiness of the entry. Continuity.

 

 

 

 

 

EASTERN WOODLAND CARVERS CLUB JULY REGISTRATION FORM

Tables are limited to first come, first served (Please print clearly)

NAME (S)__________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS _________________________________________________________________

 

CITY ___________________________________ STATE ______________ ZIP__________

PHONE (____ )___________

 

E-mail Address __________________________________________________

 

Do you wish to make a purchase award? If yes please indicate amount & type _________________

 

Tables ————————— $30.00 each * ___________=____________

 

Banquet Reservations (per person) $7.00 * ___________=____________

 

TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED___________________________________

 

Signature __________________________________________________

———————- (Tear off and send in top portion Keep bottom for your records) ————————–

NAME (S)__________________________________________________________________

ADDRESS _________________________________________________________________

CITY ___________________________________ STATE ______________ ZIP__________

PHONE (____ )___________

 

E-mail Address __________________________________________________

Do you wish to make a purchase award? If yes please indicate amount & type _________________

Tables ————————— $30.00 each * ___________=____________

Banquet Reservations (per person) $7.00 * ___________=____________

TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED___________________________________

Please make checks payable to: E.W.C.C.

Mail to; EWCC

P.O. Box 139

Converse, IN 46919

(Please DO NOT send entry fees with table registration)

All dealer spaces have been filled this year. If interested in space for next year, please let us know.

I understand that the Eastern Woodland Carvers Club Inc. shall not be held liable for

loss of tools or products. Not responsible for Accidents.

I also understand that I will not be allowed to sell any carving tools or supplies.

Your canceled check is your confirmation

 

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY IS JULY 1, 2014

 

If you have any questions please contact:

Randy Hurst co-show chairman – Phone – 765-628-2131 – e-mail – phurst1527@att.net

Chuck Leming co-show chairman – Phone – (765) 677-8201or e-mail – cleming@indy.rr.com

Gary Freeman – Chairman, Board of Directors – Cell Phone (765) 251-3663 – carvers@comteck.com

Kansas City Woodcarvers Show

Posted in Woodcarving on March 14, 2014 by ewcc

Kansas City Woodcarvers Show

John Knox Pavilion
520 NW Murray Rd
(just off of MO 350 Hwy & 3rd Street)
Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Friday March 21 10 am – 6 pm

Category Competition Judge Pat Moore

Saturday March 22 10 am – 5 pm

Carving Purchase Awards

Public Auction of carvings, tools, wood and supplies

Krantz Wood Sales
John & Marcia Krantz

Moore Roughouts & Designs
Randy & Pat Moore

The Woodcraft Shop
Larry & Carol Yudis

Joe Schumacher Carving Class

Posted in Woodcarving on March 11, 2014 by ewcc

Joe Schumacher Carving Class
April 25,26 & 27, 2014

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

$150.00 includes Blank

One half day on Friday

Choice of two different rough-outs

Give us a call “NOW” if you want to hold this class:

Gary Freeman – 765-251-3663
Suzi Brown – 765-243-9149