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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Carved Gourds By Phyllis Sickles

Struck by the beautiful gourds she saw in many shops around town after moving to Arizona, Phyllis Sickles combines her  years of painting experiences along with her woodcarving techniques to begin carving gourds.
Visit her website @ gourdvisions for more info.
Banyan Tree with orchids in Grand Master category at  Wuertz Festival 2012

Saguaro Tree
This won 3rd place in the Master Craftsman category & the Peoples Choice award at the Wuertz Festival 2012

10 comments:

Roshni AaMom said...

just amazed at how talented some people are!

Mommyof2girlz/StephD said...

It looks like pottery....amazing! LOVE the butterfly and African elephant ones!

Lin said...

That basket is a gourd?????! WOW!

Angela said...

These are incredible! I love them!

aureliaeugenia said...

One can't hardy say which one's the most amazing...I look at them and just love them!
The autumn is coming on a small cat feet and we are always waitting for the rain!( and I miss you everyday!) have a sweet life!
cheers

My Journey With Candida said...

Oh my gosh! It is hard to believe some of them are gourds. The elephants are amazing.

Are We There Yet! said...

Very, very nice. All of them are beautiful.

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Oh my goodness! I LOVE these! Amazing!

Blessings & Aloha!

~ Noelle said...

i do believe the elephant is my favorite :)

alissa apel said...

I like the cacti ones!

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