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The interesting relief textures on this jar by Ryan McKerley, were made using the technique described here.

Wax and Water

Posted On March 19, 2008 0 Comments

Ryan McKerley shares his technique for creating his unique relief surfaces. These pots are not carved in the traditional sense. The patterns are created by painting melted Gulf Wax (parafin) onto the surface of a bone-dry vessel.