Pumpkin Carving, Watermelon Carving, Graphic Design in Vancouver – Sparksfly Design

Breakfast Television, CityTV – Pumpkin Carving

City TV (Breakfast Television) is arriving next week to film Clive in action!  You’ll see from our website that he’s already been bashing out a few pumpkins this season!  Here’s one that I personally love, “The Executioner” carved from about a 50lb Atlantic Giant Pumpkin.  Awesome.

"The Executioner" Pumpkin Carving

“The Executioner” Pumpkin Carving

 

 

And so it begins . . . Jiggy TV Halloween

Haven’t come up with a title for this carving yet.  Any suggestions?  I can see Clive improving every time he carves and I think this extreme pumpkin creature is his most awesome yet.

Clive created this carving for the folks at Jiggy TV.

Name that Pumpkin

Name that Pumpkin

Watermelon and Pumpkin Carvings

Let’s do a quick recap of Clive’s carving in the past year or so since we started the site – he’s been on Global BC TV demonstrating his carving skills, at the Food & Sustenance Fair and carved with the big guys at Metrotown’s Monster Pumpkin show, to name a few of my fave moments.  To keep his name out there on the web, seems we have to do a lot of this blah, blahing, so forgive us if we’ve repeated ourselves a blog or two.  Anyway, hope you enjoy the site!

Here’s Clive newest extreme watermelon carving entitled “Baboon Watermelon”

Watermelon Carving

Extreme Watermelon Carving

Watermelon Carving

Extreme Watermelons, Watermelons, Watermelon carving, Watermelon carvings, Watermelon Carvers?  Baboon Watermelon, Clive Cooper?  So many ways to search for Clive’s wonderful, whimsical carvings.

Extreme Pumpkin and Watermelon Carving

Baboon Watermelon

Metrotown Monster Pumpkin Carving

Clive did his thing at Metrotown Mall today with fellow carvers Bruce Waugh, Craig Mutch, David Billings, Fred Dobbs and other professional carvers.  Being fairly new to the game, this is the first time he has ever carved such a large pumpkin (about 160lbs) and in such a short time.  This event was aired on CTV News late this evening, and imagine there’s more footage yet to come – in time for Halloween, as there were plenty of news cameras focused on the carvers. Stay tuned!

There seems to be a lot of media web activity surrounding this event as well. Here’s what I’ve found so far:

CTV BC News:
http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca//gallery/html/bc_carving_contest_101030/photo_0.html

Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtnIYJoCbTU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pz8g9EIx9cg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIL8eM344T4

Vancouver Sun:
http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Monster+pumpkin+carvings+showcased+Metro+Vancouver+exhibit/3753093/story.html

Sandemon’s on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vancouver-BC/Sandemons-Sand-Sculpture-Company/158581770376

The Province:
http://www.theprovince.com/life/Send+your+pumpkin+photos/3729675/story.html

And, in China, Xinhau News Agency:
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/culture/2010-10/31/c_13584447.htm

Metrotown Monster Pumpkin Contest

Metrotown Carvers -Bruce Waugh, Clive Cooper and David Billings

Pumpkin Carving, Watermelon Carving, Graphic Design in Vancouver – Sparksfly Design