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.
This book is filled with inspiring patterns and project ideas.
As with most artists, Marcie has developed her drawing and pattern style over many years to the point that they actually represent part of her life's story. She now shares this part of her life with you. 54pp
A Great Book! Woodworkers interested in woodburning will build their skill level through these three step-by-step projects for beginner, intermediate, and advanced burners. They will learn how to prepare wood surfaces before burning, how to transfer a design or pattern, and how to select materials for burning, coloring, and finishing a project. Methods for burning onto wood, leather, paper, bark, and antlers, are detailed alongside ample pictures of pyrography on the various materials that will inspire novice woodburners. Numerous techniques are also discussed, including solar, negative, relief, engraving, torch, and hot wire. The most difficult area for burners-how to realistically create animal fur, feathers, and eyes-is addressed. Gallery of her work, patterns, tips and nibs and so much more. 136pages
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
Nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish makes it easy for beginners to learn the creative craft of woodburning in Pyrography Basics. All that aspiring beginners need is this book and an inexpensive woodburning tool to start adorning wood, gourds, leather, paper, and more with beautifully burned images and patterns. The author provides a thorough introduction to basic tools, materials, and techniques. Readers learn how to set up a practice board to experiment with strokes and settings before moving on to working projects with confidence. Seven skill-building projects provide step-by-step exercises in using temperature, time, layering, and texturing to create artistic tonal values. 32 pages