Gourd Art Enthusiasts

Dedicated to Gourd Crafters, Artists and Gourd Art Fans

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Take some time to explore - we have forum discussions about gourd growing, crafting, products and embellishments, how to use this website, and much more.  Our event section features upcoming festivals and our photo section has thousands of gourd art photographs!  Drop by the chat section for quick answers to gourd questions and friendly gourd and off-topic conversations.  OUR SITE IS NON-COMMERCIAL.  PLEASE NO BUYING/SELLING/ADVERTISING. 


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Marion Moeller's gourd art titled "Knots & Dragons" is a series of 4 intertwined Zoormorphic design celtic dragons on the base with a single dragon on the top. It has been woodburned, carved and stippled plus 4 areas using gold leaf. The finish…
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Bonnie Gibson commented on Stephen Price's photo

Paint Marker Fun

"I like the bold contrasts in colors. :)"
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Beth Lively commented on Beth Lively's photo

Hanging lamp

"Helen Child - I used a LED light bulb in the light kit. They put off very little heat. Jim"
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Stephen Price commented on Chris Peters's photo
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Barbara Van Vleck commented on Jenn Avery's photo

Celtic Cats Knots Bowl

"Your art is very distinctive.  Beautiful piece!"
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laurie rothberg commented on cynthia fuson's photo


"Pretty piece; nice abstract and well done."
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Helen Child commented on Beth Lively's photo

Hanging lamp

"Are there any heat build up issues with this style lamp?"
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Hellen Martin commented on Stephen Price's photo

Paint Marker Fun

"I like the colors!"
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How to use the Gourd Enthusiasts site. This is the place to ask!

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