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Gourd Sculpture

Check out all my gourd sculptures on these blogs, showing every one I've ever made!

Gourd Dragon Blog

Gourd Frog Blog

Gourd Turtle Blog

Gourd Bird Blog

Gourd Animal Blog


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Cara Bevan
Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
I'm a professional animal/wildlife artist specializing in acrylic paintings and life-like gourd sculpture. My preferred style is photo-realism, everything you see in my gallery are artworks. *** I DO NOT UPLOAD PHOTOGRAPHS (it prevents confusion ;))*** I accept commissions so you can have a special artwork that can be enjoyed for generations. I only use the highest quality paints and surfaces. Along with acrylics I also use colored pencil, graphite, and ink. Check out my website and Gourd Blogs too!

Current Residence: NC, USA

Personal Quote: "If ART isn't from the HEART, then is it ART at all?"

Follow me on Instagram!

Journal Entry: Wed Oct 1, 2014, 7:43 PM
  • Hey folks!

  • I'm slow to get into social media, but I've been increasingly active on Facebook in showing WIPs, progress shots, and behind-the-scenes art stuff as it happens (plus some funny things that happen on the farm - cause it happens alot). I know Facebook isn't for everyone, so I've adopted Instagram as well! I just started posting today, and I welcome you to follow me. I'll gladly follow and like your posts back if you have good posts! Share the artsy love.

  • My username: art.fromthe.heart

  • And you social media peeps, do you have recommendations for other websites that are good for artists? I heard Tumblr is nice. I'll be looking into more soon.

  • Thanks everyone, post you later!
  • ~Cara


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Andorada Featured By Owner 4 days ago
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ART-fromthe-HEART Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
So colorful! :la:
Andorada Featured By Owner 2 days ago
La la la la
JMPorter Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
You do great work!
ART-fromthe-HEART Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:) Thank you very much!
Shark-Hive Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Hello, I have been watching you for years and there's two paintings that I adore. I would love to actually own them as a print (a poster maybe) and I wonder how much this would cost me(maybe there are different formats to choose from?) The specific paintings I'm referring to are these:

pond thugs - art-fromthe-heart.deviantart.c…
crowned victorians - art-fromthe-heart.deviantart.c…

I figured that since I've admired them for so long my empty wall would greatly benefit from owning these works. I hope I will be able to afford them.
ART-fromthe-HEART Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi! :wave: Thank you, I'm glad you like my work :heart: I have all of my paintings set up for print on Fine Art My page is here:… Pond Thugs and Crowned Victorians are on the first page, just scroll down to find them. Their prices are pretty reasonable with a variety of options. They're a very reliable company, I've been using their print service for years.

Thank you again, and all the best!
Shark-Hive Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I've added it to my bookmarks. (:
I'll be sure to purchase something soon, The price is very reasonable for such lovely artwork. I'd be happy to support you in your art-making as well.
Have a great day!
Soulnova Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
Wow, I forgot you were around...good thing I'm back to dA, gotta keep my mind fresh and up-to-date with the awesome people! Thanks for dropping by and leaving a comment, will see to doing the same with your work! :la:
ART-fromthe-HEART Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
LOL I forget I'm around too ;) ;). Glad to see you back and animating! :salute:
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