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The Complete Book of Gourd Craft: 22 Projects * 55 Decorative Techniques * 300 Inspirational Designsby Ginger Summit
Synopses & Reviews
Discover the craft of embellishing gourds, using traditional and contemporary techniques. Choose from 25 attractive projects to make, using any of the 55 methods of decorating described, including wood burning, carving, painting, basketry, staining, inlay, decoupage, and 48 more. Each completed project is shown in breathtaking full-color photographs, with all the details you'll need to make a fabulous gourd yourself. Numerous photographs of historic gourds from around the world, side by side with 300 stunning examples of gourds designed by today's artists, will inspire you to fill your home with this unique style of art. Crafters of all types will find this an indispensable treasure. "Gourds with brightly painted faces and figures recently have become popular items at craft sales....This book covers growing, harvesting, and curing, as well as crafting and finishing.... Gourds can be cut, incised, painted, and embellished...The projects, presented by experienced gourdcrafters, are artistic and imaginative and cover all techniques of dealing with gourds."--LJ. 144 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 10. NEW IN PAPERBACK
"This book covers growing, harvesting, and curing as well as crafting and finishing. The projects are artistic and imaginative and cover all techniques."--"Library Journal." "Lots of inspiring gourd crafting techniques and ideas...its 300 color photos...depict many...amazing things you can create. There is detailed information."--"Organic Gardening."
This book covers growing, harvesting, and curing as well as crafting and finishing....The projects are artistic and imaginative and cover all techniques of dealing with gourds." Library Journal. I highly recommend The Complete Book of Gourd Craft...its 300 color photos...depict many... amazing things you can create." Organic Gardening.
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