One of the most common uses for gourds is to create functional birdhouses. But you can also create "faux" birdhouses that look great! In this video, gourd artist, Mary Gehley will show you several different birdhouse design options you can create - or modify to make them your very own!
In this exciting video, you'll discover everything you need to know to get started crafting gourds. Learn the gourd basics, for cutting and cleaning both the interior and exterior of your gourd. You will also learn how to create this beautiful Gourd Vase with Flowers, including how to create a fa...
Now one of the most popular gourd classes ever is available as an online class! The Indian Corn Bowl class with Carrie Dearing, featuring beautiful, fully carved corn kernels, was originally a 7-hour live class almost always sold out! At just under 2 hours this online class includes all the orig...
•How to resize a design to fit your gourd art
•Techniques on blending and shading with Transparent Acrylics
•How to use a Micro-Pro Carver and proper use of the hand piece
•Simple method to eliminate dark marks from your carved area
•and much more!
This class includes the full Canteen Gourd Ginger Jar project, PLUS over 2 hours of additional bonus material, including steps for creating the tall ginger jar with filigree carving and Gloria's special "faux filigree" technique!
This video is packed from start to finish with so much valuable...
This is one of Gloria's most popular classes, and you can see why! There are so many great techniques brought together to create a truly unique and fun piece of gourd art. This is loaded with valuable information and techniques, including:
• Easy design pattern placement, and wood burning tips...
Join acclaimed Gourd Artist, Gloria Crane, as she shows you step by step how to create both of these beautiful Oil Lamps using Canteen Gourds! (A Canteen Gourd is so named because their shape so closely resembles a canteen for carrying water).
This class will give you a phenomenal amount of information, including:
•How to select the ideal gourd for inverting
•The best way to cut the top and bottom of the gourd so your cuts are even and centered
•How to cut, fit, and attach the wood bottom
•Gloria's new and improved method for cre...
"How to Create Colorful Butterflies on Gourds" is a 40-minute excerpt from the 5hr 30 min class, "Butterfly Gourd Ginger Jar with Fitted Lid" by Gloria Crane (which is also available for purchase here on this site).
Rather than buying the entire video for $49.95, now you can purchase JUST this...