InstructionsI have found dried gourds at Farmer's markets and Native American supply shops.
Use a wet cloth to clean all dirt from gourds. Let completely dry before painting.
Paint any kind of designs with many colors of acrylic paints. Add some designs, dots, personality, and fun colors! When you are finished with your design be sure to seal your paint job with a clear acrylic spray. This will ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Gourds and acrylic paints
What was your inspiration?
Mexican/Mission style artwork and all of it's vibrant colors and details!
What are you most proud of?
The designs I was able to create!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Be patient, if you want very detailed gourds like I have painted, this might be a few day project! It took me about 4 days to paint all 5 gourds. Come back to it if you get tired or frustrated so you won't lose interest or your patience! Have fun and use LOTS of color! These can be painted to match any decor!