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Karan McManis
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  • Omaha, NE
  • United States
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Food Safe Finish
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I've heard a number of times, someone talking about Food Safe Finishes.  But I have never seen the names of any of these finishes.  I'm making a long neck gourd with flowers on it.  It is on it's…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bonnie Adams Jun 1, 2014.

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Karan McManis replied to Reggie Eakin's discussion What is the best dye color pine needles
"I have no Idea.........,  But the new hair dye colors in the red and blues and purples may work.  If they don't work you could dye your hair instead. ha ha ha"
Feb 25, 2015
Karan McManis commented on Alice Pawlowski's photo
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pointsetta & holly bowls

"Your painting is so beautiful and the carving together is very outstanding.  Love this gourd."
Oct 29, 2014
Cheryl Gillean commented on Karan McManis's photo
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Carved Daisies With button centers, With silver edges.

"So pretty!!  What is the silver medium used? "
Jul 17, 2014
Jennifer Hershman commented on Karan McManis's photo
Jul 15, 2014
Jennifer Hershman commented on Karan McManis's photo
Jul 15, 2014
Karan McManis commented on Judy Gorrell's photo
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swirl bowl

"I really like the design work.  Great job.  Thanks for the info about the embossing powder."
Jun 29, 2014
Karan McManis commented on Jana Ward's photo
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"I really like your design work and the added embellishments. Great job."
Jun 4, 2014
Karan McManis commented on Jana Ward's photo
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Dragons Fly C

"I really like your design work.  I haven't tired doing the basket carving technique yet.  Your colors are so nice, I LOVE THE WAY IT LOOKS OLD, and the not shiny finish."
Jun 4, 2014
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Carved Daisies With button centers, With silver edges.

"Thanks everyone.  Now to finish all the gourds I have started and not finished."
Jun 4, 2014
Hellen Martin commented on Karan McManis's photo
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Carved Daisies With button centers, With silver edges.

"Nice job!  I'm sure you enjoyed her class."
Jun 3, 2014
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Carved Daisies With button centers, With silver edges.

"Thank you for the nice comments.  Gourding is so much fun and work also."
Jun 1, 2014
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Jun 1, 2014

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I love the art of making something different on each gourd.

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At 7:26pm on April 14, 2014, Barb Dedrickson said…

Would love to take some classes from Bonnie, someday I hope I can.  I work on lots of gourds and have for years.  Used to paint on them and now I do mostly pine needle work and wood burn on them.  So many things I want to do and so little time! 

At 10:09am on April 14, 2014, Katie Cisco said…

Hi Karen,  thank you for comment on Meadow Lark..No I live in Arizona and from South Dakota....this gourd is for a lady in Oregon.......

At 7:40pm on April 11, 2014, Darlene Propp said…

Welcome,  Karan. 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, but please no more than 25. And have fun!  The  GAE rules are located on the right side of the main page.   Darlene

 

 
 
 

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