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Poured Wax Cake

“Sushi Wax Cake” by Catherine Raine, 2010

Would you like to eat this cake? Tempting, but not recommended!

“Sushi Wax Cake” by Catherine Raine, 2010

To make the poured wax piece, I constructed four walls for the border (using strips of wax), made some barriers in different shapes in the middle, and then poured in mixtures of paint and wax. Later I ironed the surface and scraped some layers off the top. (Shavings shown below!)

Pile of Wax Shavings from “Sushi Wax Cake”

In addition to the wax heap, I was fascinated by the individual curls of wax that the scraper produced.

Wax Curls!

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