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I am trying something I've not done before and need some help. I would like parts of this piece to have a buckskin (rough side) look to it. I removed the outside skin and sanded it down to remove…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Cheryl Trotter Mar 15, 2014.
Don't know if this is the right forum for this or not. Have any of you bought gourd art from Turkey? I would like to buy a Turkish lamp from someone who has a facebook page, but am having a little…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Cheryl Trotter Jun 7, 2013.
I've made some pieces that really look cool when they are lit up. I didn't want to make them permanent lamps for several reasons but I would like to enter a show with them lit. I have found a small…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Cheryl Trotter May 7, 2013.
Our new grand daughter was very happy being inside a large basket gourd, can't wait to show her how much fun she can have painting one ;-) I'll take the current pic off and post another pose soon.
Posted on May 14, 2010 at 5:03pm
The latest gourd posted was one that I started at the Wuertz class in AZ. The class was on coper shards and alcohol ink dye. The copper shard, was put onto another gourd, this was the gourd I painted with ink dye. I don't know for sure what the colors were, just some taken off the table ;-) One was a yellow/golden color, which was the base, the other was a deep brown and finished with the alcohol to blend them. Really fun to watch how the colors do when the alcohol hits them. The rim was…Continue
Posted on February 25, 2010 at 7:29am — 5 Comments