More than twenty artisans specializing in gourd craft are featured in Beyond the Basics: Gourd Art. The text introduces each artist to the reader, and several works representing their best work are featured. Following each artist introduction, a complete well-photographed project is provided. The project is aimed at helping the reader/crafter to create works in the style of the featured artist.
Some of the artists featured in David Macfarlane’s Beyond the Basics: Gourd Art are Jennifer Avery, Latana Bernier, Rosalind Bonsett, Emily Dillard, Bonnie Gibson, Cindy Lee, Melynda Lotven, Dyan Mai Peterson; employing techniques and materials such as pyrography (woodburning), Gilders Paste, acrylic paints, pen and ink, cut work, gourd carving, pine needles, and more.
144 pages. Hardcover