Wax on Gourds : Decorative Techniques for Transforming Gourds & Rims Paperback / softback
by Miriam Joy
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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 96 pages, 341 colour photos
- Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/12/2016
- Category: Decorative finishes & surfaces
- ISBN: 9780764352256