A dozen years ago, I dabbled in painting. First I painted on canvas using water-mixable oil paints, because I did not want to clean my brushes with chemicals.
One year I grew birdhouse gourds just for fun. Some of them were fairly big, and once they dried up I could not resist trying 3D painting on them.
Finally, a smaller one.
The gourds are now used as decoration in our house. Visitors always ask about them, puzzled by their size and shape, and their painted look.