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How to Make Portrait Gourds

Instructables user Tim Anderson calls his approach to crafts a “Reverse Peace Corps”. He takes crafting traditions from developing nations and brings them to the United States. For a recent project, he learned the Chinese craft of growing gourds into shapes using molds. Zhang Cairi, a master of the technique, made the one pictured above. Learn how to make your own at the link.

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Previously: Knotted Gourds

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March 15th, 2012

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