2014 WOODCARVING CATEGORIES

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

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