top of page

Let's take a vacation and create our own beach treasures - by making Gourd Sea Urchins!


With this fully illustrated 9 page tutorial, jam packed with images and step-by-step text, you will be able to make your own Gourd Sea Urchin. This project doesn't require many tools - your hands, a scratch awl, clay, and some determination! The techniques learned in this tutorial can be applied to future projects as well,  not just for sea urchins. No previous sculpting experience is necessary!

Each step of the process is clearly photographed and explained with text and examples. This tutorial will take you from start to finish, from gourd prep to painting. *NOTE: This is a digital tutorial, be sure to download it after purchase! The tutorial is printer compatible - only the cover page is in color to save on ink.  

Materials required for project:
- A canteen gourd or cannonball gourd
- Handheld jigsaw
- Pencil and a sharpie
- scratch awl
- Epoxy clay
- Paint and brushes

Enjoy and have fun!


Have questions? Email me at


This tutorial is for personal use and learning only. Do not print for resale, teach, share, or commercialize this product without express written permission from, or payment of rights to, Cara Bevan. Actions that don't follow this copyright guideline are a breach of copyright law.

Sea Urchin Gourd Sculpting Tutorial

    bottom of page