|timing, collage, photo & digital|
A gourd is a gourd is a gourd?
Meet gourd artist Norma Prickett, of Stillwater Designs.
who regularly transforms the humble gourds into ...
museum quality fine art.
Award- winning ...
She also creates jewelry, boxes, vessels & more.
Norma taught our Eastside group beaded vessels.
With Norma's expert guidance, we measured & drilled
holes for the beading process, then stained the gourd.
I chose to paint the gourd interior with black acrylic.
We picked seed beads for the wiring process.
|a finished sample, double beaded gourd by teacher, Diane Calderwood|
Everyone picked their own gourd shape, dye stain,
bead color scheme and design.
|Linda's gourd in progress & sample gourd beading by Norma|
|Sophia, age 4|
Norma's beautiful granddaughter finished her gourd
before I was halfway done!
Something to do with nimble fingers, good eyes & patience?
The "Eastsider's" were thrilled with their gourds.
|Ethan, age 1|
And our gracious companion, Ethan ...
Norma & Robert's rescued 3 legged German Shepherd.
Don't feel sorry, he doesn't know it! He does it all!
After 4-1/2 hours, I am very proud of my little gourd.
Thank you Norma!
Erin, Jody & Diane, we missed you!
77 degrees, Santa Ana, CA