drawing

Gourd

Here are 3 drawings I made earlier this month of an ornamental gourd I bought in the countryside. I love the wild shapes of the gourds of autumn. This one is yellow-orange and dark green, but I’ve focused on the shape and sketched it in black on white.  I believe that when I was a child my mother lacquered  ornamental gourds to preserve them longer at Halloween time.

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Observers Linocut by Lily S. May

 

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