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Rhonda Kesner posted a discussion

Pictures from the Texas show

Does anyone have a link to photos of the Texas show? I'd love to see the competition gourds.See More
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Rhonda Kesner commented on GAE Challenge's photo
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"This is one of the most creative gourd art pieces I've ever seen. Congratulations--well deserved."
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Barbara Van Vleck commented on GAE Challenge's photo
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" Very lovely and professional results.  I am very impressed that you could create it to move."
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Barbara Van Vleck commented on GAE Challenge's photo
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" Love the colors and technique that created a sea foam effect."
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Barbara Van Vleck commented on GAE Challenge's photo
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" Happy colors and shapes.  Beautiful!"
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GAE Challenge posted photos
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"From Johny's submission "I am sure I speak for legions when I say that I have combined several techniques on a gourd to bring it to a finished item.  I get a great deal of satisfaction from creating something unique in this…"
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Brenda Jamison commented on GAE Challenge's photo
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"this is a beautiful piece!"
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Judy Richie commented on GAE Challenge's photo
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"This piece of art is spectacular and it moves in a swimming motion.  It won People's Choice at the Texas gourd show. "
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Denise Ann Lown commented on Denise Ann Lown's photo
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Frog gourd five

"Thank you everyone for the kind words. "
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joyce de ruyter commented on GAE Challenge's photo
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"Great piece!"
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