Gourd Art Enthusiasts

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randy storm posted a photo


mini from last year, 2 and 1/2 tall 3 wide woodstains and acrylics.
18 hours ago
nevin hilburn commented on nevin hilburn's photo

crayon art

"I got a thunder gourd that I did this to came out pretty neat thank you for your comments"
23 hours ago
Lynn Brunn commented on nevin hilburn's photo

creamation urn

"I'm sorry for your loss.  Your urn is lovely.  Nice work!"
23 hours ago
Lynn Brunn commented on nevin hilburn's photo

crayon art

"I love the effect!"
23 hours ago
Kathleen Rogalla commented on Kathleen Rogalla's photo

Gourd candle (640x399) (2)

"First gourd in over a year. Boy was I rusty. "
Kathleen Rogalla posted a photo
janie hall replied to Cheryl Ray's discussion Leather tooling designs on gourds
"Gloria crane she has awesome videos"
Ann Himelstieb commented on Darla Hines's photo


"I love this piece, I am very into western looking gourds. Good job! "
Brenda Jamison commented on Brenda Jamison's photo


"Thank you Jana"
Brenda Jamison commented on Brenda Jamison's photo

Grenn Curls

"Thanks so much Jana"
Jana Poulsen commented on Mary Jo Flack's photo


"Wonderful design.  Your line work is so smooth"
Jana Poulsen commented on Ann Himelstieb's photo

Floral gourd

"Wow! great detail,  You did a wonderful job on the latice work"


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