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marilyn sunderland’s carved gourds

Gourds are the canvas for Marilyn Sunderland’s creative expression.¬†Each gourd begins its transformation under her skillful hands with the help of an ultra high-speed carving/engraving tool.


Sunderland adds paint, wood stains or dyes and often she doesn’t stop there, explaining that “many times, I cut out individual leaves or flowers from other gourds and then attach them to my gourd to enhance the relief design.” Beautiful detail.





Marilyn Sunderland’s website


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3 Responses to marilyn sunderland’s carved gourds

  1. incredibly beautiful workmanship. What talent – I’m awestruck. I’ve just started gourd work and hope to learn more about carving. Thanks so much for sharing online your wonderful gourds!

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