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Doreen Risdahl
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  • Calgary
  • Canada
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Doreen Risdahl commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"Wow, the green cleaning sounds like an interesting process... Good luck with it! Doreen"
Nov 26, 2012
Jim & Judy Jones commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"You were very lucky to find such gourds, good for you!  Green cleaning is scraping green gourds to get  better color, you don't get as much mold spots.  I had hoped you had green cleaned because I have just green cleaned…"
Nov 26, 2012
Ginny Baker commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"I agree the color of the gourd is very nice a really soft tan.  Quite nice."
Nov 26, 2012
Doreen Risdahl commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"Thank you... I got about a dozen gourds this summer from a second hand store & the owner didn't know where they had been grown.  He thought maybe the Okanagan area of British Columbia here in Canada. They were all cleaned on the…"
Nov 25, 2012
Mark McRoberts commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"I really like how simple the design but it has such a great elegant impact."
Nov 25, 2012
Jim & Judy Jones commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"This is so beautiful,  such soft color with texture.  May I ask if you green clean your gourds?  This soft creamy color is wonderful. Judy"
Nov 25, 2012
Nanette Bartet commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"Elegant looking."
Nov 25, 2012
Brenda Jamison commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"nice job"
Nov 25, 2012
Brenda Jamison commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"Very Nice"
Nov 25, 2012
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Nov 24, 2012
Doreen Risdahl commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"Thanks!  Your work is so intricate & lovely."
Jul 27, 2012
Lani Walton commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"I Love this! Your work is beautiful!! Congratulations on the Gallery! How exciting for you!! :)"
Jul 26, 2012
Lani Walton commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"This is wonderful! LOVE your Flute Player!! He's Too Cute! Great Job, Doreen! :)"
Jul 26, 2012
Doreen Risdahl commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"WoW!  Thanks for the lovely comments.  It is always great to hear from others.   I live in Calgary & I have been learning via the internet & books.  I was able to attend the Gourd festival in Arizona last year & take…"
Jul 19, 2012
Elaine Sutton commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"I love the soft colour wonderful work way to go.  I live in Ottawa and the closest place for classes is 7 hour drive, I just started the adventure into gourding so done lots of reading."
Jul 19, 2012
Lani Walton commented on Doreen Risdahl's photo
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"Doreen.. I'm LOVIN your style!! Simple and stylish ...and the strategically placed little turquoise "POPS"! Fabulous Work! :)"
Jul 18, 2012

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At 1:58pm on October 20, 2010, Darlene Propp said…
Have you checked with the Canadian Gourd Society to see if there are other artists near you? http://www.canadiangourdsociety.org/
At 6:54pm on October 19, 2010, Mike Peyton said…
Hi Doreen, thanks for the compliment. I'm not sure how to answer your question as I have never been asked that before. It's really not that difficult; just takes practice, practice, practice, a good eye and a steady hand. I'm sorry that I don't have any particular "tricks" or tips that I can offer. Enjoy.
Mike
At 2:15pm on October 19, 2010, Catherine Devine said…
Welcome aboard Doreen,
Nice to meet another Canadian.
Catherine
At 11:16am on October 10, 2010, Darlene Propp said…
Welcome, Doreen. We’re glad you’re here. There are many activities and discussions in which you may want to participate. Look around and join in. Add some photos of your own. And have fun! The GAE rules are located on the right side of the main page. Darlene
 
 
 

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