Lynn & Diane Abbott

Lynn & Diane Abbott – Honey Bee Gourds

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When our journey in gourds began, we did not know that it would become such a soul searching endeavor. Having studied pyrography, weaving canvas, reeds, horsehair and other art forms, we found ourselves expanding our knowledge just to bring many disciplines together on a single gourd canvas. Once we started painting on this unique canvas, a massive outpouring of creativity ensued, producing a plethora of unique functional and non-functional pieces of art. In our studio, there is never a dull moment, each gourd is a beautiful gift of nature that speaks to us. This is an ongoing, incredible journey in art. We have won various awards that have spurred us on adding fuel to the fire- both in creating and teaching