It gives excellent data on burners, types of wood, prep etc. Great Book of Woodburning is a comprehensive guide to Pyrography that is perfect for beginners and experts alike. Methods for burning onto wood, leather, paper, bark, and antlers, are detailed alongside ample pictures of pyrography on the various materials that will inspire novice woodburners. You'll learn how to set up a practice board to experiment with strokes and settings before moving on to working projects with confidence. Lora shows beginning pyrographers how to develop the burning process by laying one layer over another to slowly bring each area up to its final tonal value.
All orders placed with expedited shipping will be cancelled. Over 3, 000, 000 happy customers. Product Description Renowned author Lora S. Brand New, Perfect Condition, allow 4-14 business days for standard shipping. Beginner and advanced pyrographers alike benefit from the 30 original traceable line patterns and the clear step-by-step instructions. I feel that anyone who purchases this book will be please not only with its beauty but also with the simplicity of learning and enhancing their skills. With Pyrography Basics, you'll soon master everything from shading to composition, as you apply pyrography to furniture, carvings, jewelry, ornaments, greeting cards, and much, much more.
Although I have been involved with woodcarving and sketching for years I have never tried woodburning. Inside Great Book of Woodburning, you'll find exercises to master temperature, stroke, texture and layering, methods to judge depth of color and tonal values, and chapters on equipment, surface selection, and finishing techniques. This book has many great patterns we can trace off from different pages. This book does a great job getting a beginner started. I have learned many techniques of woodburning from this book and it's pictures are great for showing you how the technique looks.
So the leather boots look like suede, the old car looks covered in fur, the eyes of her angry, sullen 'green men' and wildlife look dead, and the pond looks like a board. Irish reveals her easy-to-learn methods for working in layers to obtain stunning results. I have to admit I like Sue Walters method better. I am very disappointed with this purchase, and hope the seller pays more attention to the products they are sending out in the future. The examples are very clear with close pictures of details to enable the user to better see how their work will look. Description This book offers 30 North American wildlife illustrations and 10 border designs to use in woodburning projects. I had borrowed this book from the library, but this is a book that I wanted for my personal collection so that I can refer back to it - It's that helpful and informative! Beginner and advanced pyrographers alike benefit from the 30 original traceable line patterns and the clear step-by-step instructions.
Beginner and advanced pyrographers alike benefit from the 30 original traceable line patterns and the clear step-by-step instructions. Still, there is just one artist's work in what is boldly titled a 'complete' guide, but I do think Walters gets far closer to a complete guide than Irish. She is an excellent teacher and her book takes the beginner through the basic stages of pyrography, including an excellent series of practice sessions and projects. I had high hopes for this book, as I bought it to accompany a woodburning set I had purchased for my son's birthday. This book contains the work, mostly in one style, of one artist, mostly on one surface birch plywood , using apparently two brands of burners.
I have made two of projects out of this book already and have found that even though I am not good at drawing my works are turning out beautifully due to my ability to follow the authors suggestions. In Pyrography Workbook, internationally renowned Australian pyrographer Sue Walters offers inspiration and sound practical information that will open your eyes to the artistic potential of pyrography. Teaching the way in which the eye c Pyrography, the art of woodburning, is fully explored in this guide for beginners and experts alike. The book is well bound and the color graphics are excellent. I feel that anyone who purchases this book will be please not only with its beauty but also with the simplicity of learning and enhancing their skills. Everything you could ever imagine is in this book.
But all in all was a good book especially the information on coloring with watercolors or oils was good to know with what type of wood works best with what type of medium. Imagine his extreme disappointment, when upon receiving it, he realized it is missing 33 pages pages 24-57! Only her insistence on tracing is a bit time consuming, and there are better ways to do that. Whether you're a novice or an advanced burner, Sue's engaging style and award-winning talents will remove the mystery from this captivating art form and make it a more enjoyable experience. I look forward for many more wood burning projects this coming year. Beginner and advanced pyrographers alike will benefit from the 30 original traceable line patterns and the clear step-by-step instructions. Just outstanding methods, ways to do things, and although it is a bit dated, 2005 , most of what is written is still very applicable. 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.
Great Book of Woodburning: Pyrography Techniques, Patterns and Projects for all Skill Levels Author: Lora S. If you want textures that shine or whatever else you want them to do , check out Pyrography Workbook: A Complete Guide to the Art of Woodburning by Sue Walters. I couldn't recommend this book enough. Tried another, but soon outgrew it. Of course, I had purchased it a month ahead of time, so it was too late to return the book certainly one of the pitfalls of buying online, especially from Amazon.