Great Book of Woodburning is a comprehensive guide to Pyrography that is perfect for beginners and experts alike.
Providing details on the four essential pyrography ingredients - temperature, speed of stroke, texture patterns and layering - this reference also includes chapters on equipment, surface selection and preparation and finishing techniques.Pyrography (or woodburning) is 'the art of burning a design or pattern into a natural surface', such as gourds, wood, leather, or cotton rag watercolour paper 'using heated one-temperature or variable- temperature woodburning tools or a fine flame'.Teaching the way in which the eye comprehends visual tones and translating this knowledge into light and dark values with woodburning tools, this text for all skill levels also provides 30 traceable line patterns that differ in skill and ability.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 200 pages
- Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/09/2006
- Category: DIY: carpentry & woodworking
- ISBN: 9781565232877