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 her book, Sue Waters guides you through the rural landscapes and scenery she knows and loves so well. All of the wood burning tools and techniques necessary to create engaging rural landscapes are detailed within. Working through the five projects provided, you will learn techniques for creating realistic representations of barns with their intricate wood siding, stone walls, rolling meadows and mountainous landscapes. Techniques for even the smallest details of pottery, glass, leaves and grass are included. Full color photographs and step-by-step instructions make exploring and creating these landscapes a joy, even for the novice wood burner. Once you have successfully completed these wood burning projects, you will have the necessary skills and confidence to further explore the rich and varied opportunities for art presented in rural scenes on your own.
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
For All Skill Levels Nationally-known artist Lora Irish reveals her secrets in this complete woodburning resource. Beginner and advanced pyrographers alike benefit from the 30 original traceable line patterns and the clear step-by-step instructions. An inspiring full-color gallery illustrates the beauty of her finished projects. Inside The Great Book of Woodburning You'll Find: -Exercises to Master Temperature, Stroke, Texture and Layering -Methods to Judge Depth of Color and Tonal Values -Chapters on Equipment, Surface Selection and Finishing Techniques