Gourd Art Enthusiasts

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Brenda Jamison commented on Brenda Jamison's photo

Swirl Lamp Shade

"Thank you so much Judy!"
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Judy Folkman commented on Brenda Jamison's photo

Swirl Lamp Shade

"Love the colors and love the design!!"
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Kathy Gordon posted photos
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Brenda Jamison commented on Brenda Jamison's photo

Southwest Gourd Quilt

"Thanks so much Darla"
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Darla Hines commented on Brenda Jamison's photo

Southwest Gourd Quilt

"I like this a bunch!"
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Darla Hines commented on Lola Stude's photo
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Amy Gelley commented on Amy Gelley's photo

Little red fox001

"Thank you all so much.  Have a very Merry Christmas!"
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Suzi Jordan commented on Suzi Jordan's photo

feather kochina mask

"Thank you Jennifer... sadly you can't see all the detail very well... need a better camera.  :) "
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Debbie Wilson/Visions in Wood replied to Karen Hundt-Brown's discussion Keep an eye out for GOURDS
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Lola Stude posted a photo

gourd bowl_reindeer santa

Sue Hollon's design. Her books, Gourds for all Seasons, got me started painting gourds over 20 years ago. I met her once at a Las Vegas Decorative Painters Convention. I wonder if she's written anymore Gourd books?
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December 2014


Using this Website Questions

How to use the Gourd Enthusiasts site. This is the place to ask!

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General Questions

Anything GOURD related that isn't covered in the other categories!

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Gourding Techniques and Tips

Carving, Weaving, Painting - anything about "How-to"!

160 discussions

Embellishments and Products

Anything related to products and supplies for embellishing your gourd art.

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Paints, Dyes and Finishes

Paints, sprays, dyes, inks - anything for coloring or finishing a gourd.

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Shows, Selling, Photographing and Displaying Gourds

Questions and Answers - booths, shows, galleries, displays and more.

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Tools and Safety

Tool discussions and anything to do with safety and health.

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This is the place to post notices of teaching opportunities, applications, contest information or other general news (not events - those go in the events area).

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Post your tutorials here to share with others.

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Growing Gourds and related questions

Anything about gourds, seeds, gourd pollination, etc.

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