Doodling Borders for Wood Burning, Gourds & Drawing

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. - Learn how to improve your drawing skills while applying interest to the patterns as you use them in abstract compositions, create your own variations, and confidently enter your work in gourd or wood burning competitions. Also included are tips and suggestions for wood burning artists who are looking for something not found in typical woodcraft books.

. Patterns are so much a part of our lives that we often take them for granted. There are times when an artist working in any medium needs to create a pattern with specific complexity or form. This book takes you step-by-step through the process of drawing twenty-five patterns for wood burning and gourd decoration—with different variations and shading techniques—and applying and adapting the patterns with an easy drawing method.

Doodling Borders for Wood Burning, Gourds & Drawing - Beginning and master gourd artists will find inspiration for designs here, beyond the limited selection offered by clip art and transfers. Schiffer Publishing.





The Complete Book Of Gourd Craft: 22 Projects * 55 Decorative Techniques * 300 Inspirational Designs

Lark Crafts - Craft. Depict many. Amazing things you can create. Plenty of detailed information. Organic Gardening. Lots of inspiring gourd crafting techniques and ideas—I highly recommend The Complete Book of Gourd Craft. Its 300 color photos. 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.





Gourd Art Basics: The Complete Guide to Cleaning, Preparation and Repair Schiffer Book

Schiffer - In this new gourd book, and fixing gourds, which then can be decorated for everyday use, author Angela Mohr demonstrates how to select and prepare gourds from the garden and demonstrates basic techniques for cleaning, shaping, such as bowls and vases. Nthis do-it-yourself how-to is perfect for any beginning gourd artisan to learn the finer points of a gourd, fix their common flaws and put the gourds to good use as accessories around the house.





Crafting with Gourds: Building, Painting, and Embellishing Birdhouses, Flowerpots, Wind Chimes, and More Fox Chapel Publishing 14 Step-by-Step Projects for Natural, Seasonal Décor from Lora S. Irish

Fox Chapel Publishing - Discover how to add 3D texture and sculpt exquisite gourd art that is both visually and tangibly fascinating. Learn interesting ways to blow, drip, dab, and splatter paint to make spectacular effects. Legendary crafting artist Lora S. Transform ordinary gourds into extraordinary art! 14 step-by-step projects with bright, & more explains all the gourd basics including selection, surface prep, shaping, birdhouses, colored pencils, watercolors, gel pens, pastels, pitchers, watercolor, & techniques on a wide range of color media, flower pots & finishing Crafting with Gourds will teach you an amazing array of techniques for creating unique and attractive décor! This complete artist's guide to gourd crafting provides useful tips & decorative figures Covers a variety of color media, including colored pencils, beautiful project photography Learn to make delightful wind chimes, transferring designs, oils, cleaning, gel pens, from craft acrylics and artist's oils to pastels, acrylics, cutting, and more.

Inside crafting with gourds, flowerpots, pitchers, wind chimes, you'll learn how to make stunning birdhouses, and more—all from ordinary gourds! Craft. Lora guides you through 14 step-by-step projects showing how to create natural, texturizing, seasonal décor using versatile techniques for colorizing, and sculpting.

Crafting with Gourds: Building, Painting, and Embellishing Birdhouses, Flowerpots, Wind Chimes, and More Fox Chapel Publishing 14 Step-by-Step Projects for Natural, Seasonal Décor from Lora S. Irish - Featuring bright and clear project photography, this comprehensive crafting manual explores a wide variety of coloration options for each gourd decoration method. Irish provides authoritative advice, supplies, from gourd selection and preparation to materials, explaining all the basics, and construction methods.





Gourd Lights: How to Make 9 Beautiful Lamp and Lantern Projects

Schiffer - Craft. A concise glossary of lighting components makes your internet research for the parts you need, easier, and your electrical wiring process, and the book offers a resource list of where to find the supplies needed for all  the projects. Also included is an inspiring gallery of the creative lamps that gourd "light" artists around the world are creating today.

. Written for anyone wanting to build a beautiful, one-of-a-kind gourd lamp, these 9 step-by-step projects include lamps with bases, gourd lamp shades, and wall sconces. Although the projects use gourds for the lamp base or shade, and repairing, other craft materials could easily be substituted—making this a resource of creative inspiration for making, all kinds of decorative lighting projects.





Gourds with Southwestern Motifs: Rainsticks, Masks, Vessels & More

Echo Point Books & Media - Cut them, paint them, engrave them, fur, feathers, carve them, or embellish them with leather, and botanicals—endless creative possibilities are featured in this unique book. Ships from Vermont. They are one of nature’s most versatile materials, and in the hands of a creative artisan, they can be transformed into beautiful and functional objects and instruments.

Inside you’ll find tips and techniques on: setting up a work area selecting and growing your own gourds Cleaning and cutting gourds Safely using power tools Pyrography or “drawing with fire” And nearly two-dozen specific gourd projects With beautiful photos and detailed instructions, Gourds with Southwestern Motifs is sure to delight and inspire beginners and seasoned experts alike.

Gourds with Southwestern Motifs: Rainsticks, Masks, Vessels & More - Craft. In a variety of shapes, and textures, sizes, gourds are a crafter’s dream come true. This imaginative guide to crafting with gourds will instruct you in a variety of techniques for creating and decorating gourd masks, vases, jewelry boxes, rainsticks, and more, all with a unique southwestern flavor.





Weaving on Gourds

Schiffer - With 200 color images and step-by-step directions, twill Woven Gourd, five projects are presented for both the beginner and advanced weaver: Twine and Triple Twine Gourd, and a Gourd Basket with Four Rod Wale. T chapters cover preparing the gourd, weaving techniques, strengthening the rim, and adding embellishments to your finished woven gourd.

Combine basket weaving and gourd art in this new DIY. Used book in Good Condition. Ships from Vermont. Craft. Six contributing artists provide tips, and a gallery of completed works offers inspiration for creating your own designs.





Complete Book of Gourd Carving, Revised & Expanded: Ideas and Instructions for Fretwork, Relief, Chip Carving, and Other Decorative Methods

Fox Chapel Publishing - Fretwork, relief carving, inlay, gouge work, engraving, chip carving, and sculptural carving are all thoroughly examined. A newly expanded gallery section will inspire gourd artists everywhere, and is the largest ever published. This authoritative guide covers every method and style of gourd carving, with contributions by 92 international gourd artists and more than 625 gorgeous color photographs.

Ships from Vermont. Craft. Detailed instructions are provided for working with both hand tools and powered rotary carvers. Color photographs of exquisitely carved gourds present crafts styles from countries around the world. Step-by-step projects introduce new tools and techniques in progressive order of difficulty.

Complete Book of Gourd Carving, Revised & Expanded: Ideas and Instructions for Fretwork, Relief, Chip Carving, and Other Decorative Methods - Used book in Good Condition. Filled with new patterns and photos, complete Book of Gourd Carving, creative ideas and remarkable examples, Revised and Expanded is an essential reference for both crafters and art collectors.





Big Book of Pyrography Projects: Expert Techniques and 23 All-Time Favorite Projects Fox Chapel Publishing Includes Beginner-Friendly Tips, Tricks, and Inspiration from Leading Woodburning Artists

Fox Chapel Publishing 291235 - Big book of pyrography Projects is packed with tips, tricks, and inspiration. Applications in both fine and decorative art are presented in traditional designs as well as modern innovations. Whether you are a complete beginner or an accomplished pyrography artist, you are bound to find exciting ideas in this book! You will also find helpful advice inside on choosing a wood burning system, making practice boards, creating your own patterns, staying safe, and keeping your wood burner clean.

Design originals-fox Chapel: Big Books Of Pyrography Projects. All you need is this big book and an inexpensive woodburning tool to start adorning wood, paper, gourds, and more with beautifully burned images and patterns. Softcover, 128 pages. An included full-color gallery presents a stunning array of woodburning masterpieces from international artists to stir your imagination and spark your creativity.

Big Book of Pyrography Projects: Expert Techniques and 23 All-Time Favorite Projects Fox Chapel Publishing Includes Beginner-Friendly Tips, Tricks, and Inspiration from Leading Woodburning Artists - . All you need is this all-in-one woodburning guide and an inexpensive woodburning tool to start making beautiful decorative art! 23 beautiful step-by-step projects from leading pyrography artists Complete instructions to creating portraits, jewelry, gifts, and patterns An inspirational gallery of stunning pyrography pieces from international artists If you have ever wanted to take up the creative art of pyrography, tricks, woodburners, home décor, here's the perfect place to start! Big Book of Pyrography Projects is packed with tips, practice boards, landscapes, tricks, and techniques for all skill levels—from the beginning woodburner to the accomplished pyrography artist Expert advice on safety, and more Helpful tips, and inspiration.

If you have ever wanted to take up the creative art of pyrography, here's the perfect place to start. Leading pyrography artists and authors show you how to complete 23 of their favorite projects, from realistic portraits and landscape scenes to stylized frames, boxes, bowls, platters, and birdhouses.





Coiled Designs for Gourd Art

Schiffer - Used book in Good Condition. A special chart will help crafters design their own coiling patterns. Beginners and advanced workers with gourds will be inspired by this book. 196 color photos show how to trim a gourd bowl or vase and use the coiled threads to add color to your favorite gourds. Ships from Vermont.

If you have ever wanted to take up the creative art of pyrography, here's the perfect place to start. Big book of pyrography Projects is packed with tips, tricks, and inspiration. Step-by-step coiling techniques, as well as pattern designs, help gourd enthusiasts use coiled waxed linen and colored thread to enhance their work.

Coiled Designs for Gourd Art - Coiling is a basketry technique used as decoration in gourd art. Craft. Design originals-fox Chapel: Big Books Of Pyrography Projects. All you need is this big book and an inexpensive woodburning tool to start adorning wood, paper, gourds, and more with beautifully burned images and patterns. Softcover, 128 pages.





Inlace Techniques: Resin Inlay for Gourd and Wood Crafts

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. - If you have ever wanted to take up the creative art of pyrography, here's the perfect place to start. This is the first comprehensive book written on the uses of InLace® resin inlay for gourd artists and wood turners. Used book in Good Condition. The most common challenges working with resin inlay are addressed and ten gourd artisans and a wood turner share their experiences with this decorative inlay material.

A resource list guides readers to suggested supplies. An extensive gallery of gourd and wood turned art will inspire readers to add personal touches to their projects. Chapters present carving techniques in gourds, sanding, mixing resin, insetting, and polishing. Design originals-fox Chapel: Big Books Of Pyrography Projects.

Inlace Techniques: Resin Inlay for Gourd and Wood Crafts - All you need is this big book and an inexpensive woodburning tool to start adorning wood, gourds, paper, and more with beautifully burned images and patterns. Softcover, 128 pages. Step-by-step directions that can be applied to any gourd and five projects from contributing artists are include, as well as three original designs for the crafter's use.

Ships from Vermont. Big book of pyrography Projects is packed with tips, tricks, and inspiration. Craft.