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.
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
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
Norma has been a pyrographer for 20 years and happily shares her designs with other enthusiasts for the craft. Her clear text explains the best method for tracing the designs and transferring them on to wood, and gives tips on applying shading, adding colour and finishing. Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate how to create new designs with advice on scale and perspective. Birds, Mammals, Flowers, Herbs, Water life, Farms and Celtic Knotwork are all covered. 112pp