Pyrography Basics

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Pyrography Basics: Techniques and Exercises for Beginners is all that aspiring beginners need, alongside an inexpensive woodburning tool to start adorning wood, leather, paper and more with beautifully burned images and patterns. This book includes a thorough introduction to basic tools, materials and techniques.

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Pyrography can enhance any project with lovely varieties of tone and texture. If you’ve ever wanted to take up this creative craft, Pyrography Basics will get you started. All you need is an inexpensive woodburning tool to begin adorning wood, gourds, leather, paper and more with beautifully burned images and patterns.

Nationally recognised artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish makes it easy by walking you through all the basics of materials, tools, and techniques. You’ll learn how to set up a practice board to experiment with strokes and settings before moving on to working projects with confidence. Step-by-step practice exercises will teach you how to use temperature, time, layering, and texturing to create artistic tonal values. You’ll soon master everything from shading to composition, as you apply pyrography to furniture, carvings, jewellery, ornaments, greeting cards, and much, much more.

In Pyrography Basics, you’ll discover:

  • 6 skill-building projects that help you master essential techniques
  • Step-by-step instructions and patterns for the beginning woodburner
  • 3 basic pyrography pen tips for writing, shading and detailing
  • Using temperature, time, texture, and layering to create artistic tonal values
  • How to use a practice board to ensure the burn for your project

Author: Lora S. Irish
Paperback: 32 pages
Publisher: Design Originals (2014)

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