2022 WOODCARVING COMPETITION CATEGORIES

28.  Pyrography-Human: Wood burning on a flat surface.  Any finish.

 

29.  Pyrography-Animal/Wildlife: Wood burning on a flat surface. Any finish.

 

30.  Pyrography-Architectural/Scenic: Wood burning on a flat surface. Any finish.

 

31.  Pyrography-Other (Excluding Categories #28, #29, #30): Wood burning is the primary art work. Any finish.

 

32.  Chip Carving: Any subject. Any size, any finish.

 

33.  Caricature-Single Human: Carving must be in the round and exaggerate or distort physical features, movement and/or expressions for a humorous effect. Any size, any finish.

 

34.  Caricatures - Human in a Scene: Carving must be in the round and exaggerate or distort physical features, movement and/or expressions for a humorous effect. To qualify as a scene, a portion of the scene, not including the base, must be detached from the human figures(s). Any size, \any finish.

 

35.  Caricature Animal, Bird or Fish:  Carving must exaggerate or distort physical feature, movement and/or expressions for a humorous effect. Can be in the round or relief. Any size, any finish.

 

36.  Caricature Bust: Single figure caricature bust carved in the round or carved in relief. The carving must exaggerate or distort physical features, movement and/or expressions for a humorous effect. Any size, any finish.

 

37.  Religious:  Any religious carving. Any size,

any finish.

 

38.  Whittling-Novelties-Toys: Must be carved or whittled with only a knife. No sanding permitted. Any size, any finish.

 

 

 

 

 

39.  Spoons:  Any size, any finish.

 

40.  Miniature: A carving that will fit inside a 

2”x 2” cube. Any subject, any finish.

 

41.  Intarsia: Any subject. Any size, any finish.

 

42.  Cottonwood Bark-Human: Realistic or caricature. Any size, any finish.

 

43.  Cottonwood Bark Carving-Animal: Realistic or caricature.  Any size, any finish.

 

44.  Cottonwood Bark Carving-Other: Anything not human or animal such as houses, lighthouses, etc. Any size, any finish.

 

45.  Other Wood: Includes driftwood, cypress knees, fence posts, logs, etc. Any size, any finish.

 

46.  Jewelry: Must be made of wood (minimal non-wood embellishments).  Any style, any finish.

 

47.  Mixed Media:  Carving predominately of wood, with non-wood embellishments (glass, metal, etc.). Any style, any finish.

 

48.  Miscellaneous:  Any woodcarving that will not fit into categories #5-#47.

**Remember, the Judge is working hard to make this a fair and respected show.  Please be kind to the Judge and show him/her the utmost respect.