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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Candlemaking Equipment
  • Candlemaking Materials
  • Getting Started
  • Coloring
  • Scenting
  • MAKING TECHNIQUES:
    • Carving
    • Container Candles
    • Dipping
    • Dripping
    • Flares
    • Floating Candles
    • Molding
    • Molding Chunk Candles
    • Molding Hurricane Candles
    • Molding Pour in, Pour out Candles
    • Plaiting(Braiding)
    • Rolling Beeswax Sheets
    • Rolling Poured Sheets
    • Sand Candles
    • Sculpting
    • Twisting
    • Water Candles
  • EMBELLISHING TECHNIQUES:
    • Appliqué with Flat Shapes
    • Appliqué with Shaped Wax
    • Découpage
    • Dried Flowers
    • Dripping
    • Embossing
    • Foils
    • Gold Leaf
    • Incising
    • Inclusions
    • Marbling
    • Painting
    • Pressed Flowers
    • Stained Glass Candles
    • Stenciling
    • Transfers
    • Whipping
    • Wrapping
  • DISPLAY TECHNIQUES:
    • Candleholders and Papier Mâché
    • Candleholder with Salt Dough
    • Candlepots
    • Cuffs
    • Ice Bowl Holder for Floating Candles
    • Natural Holders
    • Recycling - Jars, Bottles, and Tins
    • Sconces
    • Votives
    • Displaying Candles
  • GALLERY:
    • Dipping and Beyond
    • Molding for Symmetry
    • Ornamental Candles
    • Naturals
    • Floating Candles
  • Suppliers and Further Reading
  • Index
  • Credits

Title: The Encyclopedia of Candle Making Techniques: a step-by-step visual guide
Author: Sandie Lea
Format/Publication Date: HC:1999
Publisher: Running Press, Philadelphia, PA
Page Count: 160
Book Dimensions(ht. x w.): 9" x 9"
ISBN: 0762406011

SUMMARY- This is a really excellent book that covers a wide range of techniques and does so with tons of color photos illustrating the steps. If you want to try candlemaking and don't know what book to pick up to start you off, this is the one.