The shape of an Apple Gourd makes it perfect to decorate for beginning artists. Ten projects include a 'Be My Valentine' gourd, fish and rooster adorned gourds, a gourd decorated with gift wrapper, and a 'Thinking of You' gourd with well-wishes written on it. There are many techniques presented. Through 178 colour images and step-by-step directions you can use colour, paper, common art supplies, and special effects as decorations. A gallery of finished projects will inspire your own creations.
Angela Mohr is a member of the American Gourd Society and the Virginia Lovers' Gourd Society. Her art can be seen at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley and Gallery One in Winchester, Virginia. She lives in Stephens City, Virginia.