In this book, Al Chapman will explain the different tools and mediums that can be used, and will show you in detail how to use them for different effects. You will learn several methods of transferring a pattern onto your piece of wood or leather, how to give depth to your pictures with crosshatching, stippling, and flat-edge shading, how to make realistic-looking fur, and how to add shadows and highlights. Chapman’s extensive experience with these techniques allows him to give you helpful hints for keeping your pictures realistic looking, with subtle and graceful lines. All color illustrations 64 pp
From the simple beauty of a single oak leaf to an elaborate portrait of nature - the patterns of woodburning artist, Deborah Pompano are beyond compare. Inside this, her first book, Pompano shares techniques for getting started in woodburning. You'll learn what 5 tips she recommends, how to create a vast variety of dimension, shade and texture with your woodburner and how to develop your drawing skills for use in pyrography. The patterns cover a wide spectrum of themes including: harvest, arbor, birds and other wildlife, seaside, clipper ship, teatime, Native American, garden, floral, lighthouse, and much more. The book includes two practice exercises, one step by step project and close up instruction on lettering.
In this intimate DVD, crafters and hobbyists receive a private lesson on the ancient art form of pyrography from an expert. New woodcrafters will benefit from a 20-minute introduction to pyrography that details the tools and wood required to pursue this skill, complemented by a series of 10 lessons that result in the creation of a gorgeous woodburned hawk project.
In addition to the live footage, a 16-page accompanying booklet includes two patterns for the hawk project, and a photo of the finished piece. The booklet also includes six pages of reference photography showing more than 70 textures created with four pyrography tips.
110 minutes running time
Waters skillfully guides readers through all the wood burning steps to create stunning angel art. Three inspirational projects are presented: The Prayer Bench, Puppy Heaven, and Victorian Angel. Over 240 clear, detailed full color photographs, three patterns, and concise, step-by-step instructions are included. The detailed text provides full listings of all tools necessary to successfully complete these projects, ranging from the wood stock and burning tips employed to the varnish required to seal the work. 65pp