Soup!

I took a big risk this weekend. I made not-soup. It took me weeks to figure out how to make it. I decided early on that it couldn’t both look good and be any kind of soup with chunks in it. So some kind of tomato or butternut squash soup it was.

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This was my reference image.

I started by lining the bowls, but quickly gave up on that effort.

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It’s really easy to poke holes in the foil.

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That’s right, I made soup with melted wax.

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I ended up pouring most of my pure red candle wax into the base of the bowl, and then covering a color-altered version made with a mixture of crayons and the red wax. You can see the base version on the right.

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Add a little paint and some fabric garnish, and voila! Soup! Or rather, not-soup!

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