Wax on Gourds : Decorative Techniques for Transforming Gourds & Rims, Paperback / softback Book

Wax on Gourds : Decorative Techniques for Transforming Gourds & Rims Paperback / softback

Description

Gourds offer great surfaces to decorate, and this step-by-step book reveals the design boost you can give your gourd projects by using crayons as an economical source of wax.

With over 340 detailed photos, in her popular how-to style Miriam Joy explains the inexpensive materials needed and the basic steps of the low-cost, high-impact wax design technique.

Next are step-by-step instructions for four examples of creative wax-technique designs on gourds, plus four stunning rim treatments.

By using these as your starting point, you can create unlimited gourd art works of your ownaall featuring low-cost, high-impact wax design technique.

Projects range from the "Midnight Fern" gourd with a crocheted beaded ruffle, to the colorful "Flowers in the Jungle" gourd with a simple shell rim, to the "Blue Horizons" gourd featuring a unique coiled Arrowhead Points rim.

Plus, using wax, learn how to make faux stones to decorate any project.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 96 pages, 341 colour photos
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Decorative finishes & surfaces
  • ISBN: 9780764352256

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