There are so many categories in food arts and decorations. Ice carving is one of the categories in food arts and decorations. A weight of an ice block before carving is around 100kg. Normally, a professional artist will take around 10 to 15 minutes to complete a swan shape ice carving.
A complete set of an ice carving tools is a must have item for an artist. Those tools can help them make varieties of designs and shapes. As for professional artist, basic tools will be enough for them to make a beautiful sculpture.