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Crafting with Gourds

Building, Painting, and Embellishing Birdhouses, Flowerpots, Wind Chimes, and More
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Transform ordinary gourds into extraordinary art! This complete artist's guide to gourd crafting will teach you an amazing array of techniques for creating unique and attractive décor. Legendary crafting artist Lora S. Irish explains all the basics from gourd selection and preparation to materials, supplies, and construction methods. Learn interesting ways to blow, dab, drip, and splatter paint to make spectacular effects. Discover how to add 3D texture and sculpt gourd art that is both visually and tangibly fascinating. Lora guides you through 14 step-by-step projects for making beautiful birdhouses, wind chimes, pitchers, flowerpots, and more.


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Pages 168
Publish Date 2018-10-09
Size 7.0" x 9.0" x 0.39"
Author Lora S. Irish


About the Author

Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 500,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.

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