Brand New! A wondrous journey through the nuances of fine art expressed through gourds. From the back cover:
"The Art and Soul of Gourd Crafting. Develop your skills at enhancing gourds using a variety of appealing techniques. More than 20 innovative artists reveal their methods and influences, present examples of their distinctive work, and offer a series of original projects that you can create. With their guidance, you'll go beyond the basics of an imaginative craft."
Stunningly photographed, you will meet the accomplished artists and learn about the person behind the work. Then, they each take you step by step through the creation of some of their artwork, with details descriptions and photographs of steps along the way.
You'll enjoying this collection of fine gourd artwork, and work with them as you create such projects as gilded leaves on a gourd, a carved Kachina, a gourdberry tree (see the picture below), a giraffe gourd vessel, a Celtic knot birdhouse, and many others.