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Amy Gelley commented on Denise Ann Lown's photo
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Red Eyed Frog hanging on Orchid (In Red)

"Denise, I am now painting the frogs and wanted to get some feel as to color.  My frogs sure are not as good as yours, but I've been working on them.  I decided to use egg shells on the body of the gourd as it is not too nice and I…"
6 hours ago
Oz - Admin #2 replied to Cindy Frazier's discussion Recommended tips for a Colwood Super Pro II
"My hands get sweaty when I am burning. The gloves keep the oil and sweat from hands from staining the gourd."
22 hours ago
Lee Jam replied to Cindy Frazier's discussion Recommended tips for a Colwood Super Pro II
"Oz... good vid but why the gloves?  Any particular reason or simply a preference.  This is all new to me.  Thanks!  "
23 hours ago
Denyse Honeycutt Frothinger commented on Nancy J Overmyer's photo
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"Nancy is that a recycled zipper I see on the sides of this Great looking Gourd??"
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Denyse Honeycutt Frothinger commented on Nancy J Overmyer's album
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Gourd Jewelry

"Nancy, you do a great job, keep up the good work. I'll bet you don't have lots of left over parts any more huh? :-)"
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Amy Gelley commented on Jennifer Hershman's photo
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"It is absolutely great.  Deserved all of the ribbons!"
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Amy Gelley commented on Jennifer Hershman's photo
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"Love what you've done.  It is so very attractive."
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Amy Gelley commented on Jodi Defisher's photo
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Lizard in the desert

"Love that lizard.  What is it made of?"
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Amy Gelley commented on Georgia Cunningham's photo
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Sonrise

"So very nice!"
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Amy Gelley commented on Georgia Cunningham's photo
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Tatted Copper

"Absolutely great."
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Amy Gelley commented on Shannon Runer's photo
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Amy Gelley commented on Shannon Runer's photo
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Coiled with Wood Beads from the top

"Such and interesting piece.  Great coiling."
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