Create bright and colorful designs using crayons as wax. Through 251 color images, artist Miriam Joy shows how to melt the crayons and apply wax to decorate gourds and other art forms. Using less than one crayon on a gourd makes this process easy to learn, inexpensive, and practical - and it can be used on many different kinds of material. Illustrated instructions guide you through five fun projects that are intended to stir your imagination: Peacock in the Moonlight, 3 Setting Suns, Midnight Star, Southwest Dragonfly, and Eye of the Diamond. Chapters include preparing the gourd or other ground, the basics of wax design, embellishing your designs, and suppliers. A gallery of completed works will further inspire your creativity. This instructional how-to guide is a great addition to the library of any gourd artist, woodworker, or other crafter. See for yourself how fun wax can be.
About the Author
Miriam Joy is an artist, teacher, author, inventor, and business owner. She creates art with a sincere passion. Her gourd art is displayed at art festivals and galleries throughout the United States. Miriam lives in Arizona.