A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
October News Announcement: Crafting your Halloween costume this year?  Enter it for a chance to win prizes!  Read the spooktacular details here.
Total Members: 308,402
Currently Running With Scissors:
251 Guests and 4 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Wax crayon art  (Read 1709 times)
Tags for this thread: melted_crayon_art  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: March 28, 2012 01:57:08 PM »

Hey, I wanted to make a fake glazed window with melted wax crayon but I must had picked wrong the sort of paper for it. I used the waste of transparent cover for books (the one which has some glue itself). It didnt work as hoped, but I wanted to keep the amazing "stuff" that came out anyway . I tried to fix it in a usual drawing paper ironing it a little bit, but the paper sheet curls up so if I try to make it flat the wax stuff brokens -of course.

I decided to scratch the broken piece and by chance I liked the wax stains Smiley. I think I could draw something nice and keep it as a nice background. I think that if you want to keep the wax it has to be thin, and if you like the abstract backgraund it generates youd better need a thick one to scratch it easily. In any case you can reuse the wax!!!!!!!

Have you ever used this technique?
What sorts of paper keep the wax? Any idea?

Thanks for seeing and helping!!! ^^

My tools, my hands
Offline Offline

Posts: 706
Joined: 12-Feb-2009

The Little Sewing Shop

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2012 08:47:01 PM »

Try wax paper, its sticks to it, and you can cut it into whatever shape after ironing. 
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2012 09:41:44 AM »

ok thanks, I will follow the tip next time!! Wink

My tools, my hands
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Mermaid Tail Blanket
October 19, 2016 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Vanilla Extract

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.