Woodburning / Writing with Fire [ Pyrography ]
Woodburning or as the American Indians call it writing with fire. This is also called pyrography. You can add color to your work with color pencils and other mediums. Very relaxing form of art.
Discover the simple techniques of pyrography as you stand alongside one of today's finest woodburning artists, Sue Walters. Ideal for the beginner, or for any woodburners looking to improve their skills, Pyrography Workshop with Sue Walters is like having a private tutoring session. In addition to learning all of the basics of woodburning, you also will receive 10 detailed lessons that culminate in the completion of a stunning hawk project.
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.
Although it is often referred to as woodburning, the art of pyrography can be worked on just about any natural surface, including gourds, leather, or cotton rag paper. Now Lora Irish, the author of the bestselling Great Book of Woodburning, offers thirty-five amazingly detailed new projects that explore the craft of pyrography across the full range of inventive pyro media
Inside this book you will find easy to follow step-by-step projects on gourds and a maple burl. There are also new patterns not in previous books as well as a gallery of burnings from Nedra and other artists done on materials such as canvas, gourds, leather and other materials. Nedra's goal is to help you step outside the box and experiment with techniques as well as the materials you burn on so you can take your woodburning to new limits. Happy Burning!