Landscape Pyrography Techniques & Projects: A Beginner's Guide to Burning by Layer for Beautiful

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Product Description Learn to create realistic landscape pyrography burnings with this comprehensive guide from Lora S. Irish! 4 practice projects to help you learn a wide range of pyro techniques and effects Step-by-step capstone project for a rustic Advertising Barn Dozens of ready-to-use patterns for landscape scenes, with finished examples. Learn how to create practice boards for pen tip strokes, texture fills, landscape features, and architectural elements Complete guide to supplies, burning units, pen tips, pyrography media, safety, and more In-depth tips and techniques from a master pyrography artist Nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish reveals her easy-to-learn methods for working in layers to obtain stunning results. You'll learn how to use contrasting tonal values to create dramatic depth in any landscape, scenery, or wildlife wood burning. Inside Landscape Pyrography Techniques & Projects, Lora introduces you to many different aspects of burning, and guides you through small practice patterns so you can discover and apply all the techniques. Learn about pen tips, temperature settings, fill patterns, and everything else you need to burn interesting, textured, lifelike landscapes. 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. By working a design in low or medium temperatures and adding successive layers, you can obtain total control over your final scene. She also includes expert advice on basic tools, supplies, and techniques, along with 4 skill-building projects that provide step-by-step practice in using temperature, time, layering, and texturing. Discover easy-to-learn methods for working in layers to obtain stunning results, a step-by-step Advertising Barn project, and dozens of ready-to-use patterns with finished examples. From the Back Cover Create Beautiful Landscape Pyrography Learning pyrography has never been easier with this comprehensive guide. Nationally recognized artist and pyrographer Lora S. Irish reveals her easy-to-learn methods for working in layers to obtain stunning results. Lora introduces you to many different aspects of burning, and guides you through small practice patterns so you can discover and apply all the techniques. Learn about pen tips, temperature settings, fill patterns, and everything else you need to burn interesting, textured, lifelike landscapes. "It may take practice to get as good as Irish...but it will surely be worth it"—BRISTOL HERALD COURIER "There doesn't seem to be a medium that Lora Irish hasn't mastered... She's literally written the book on pyrography"—PYROGRAPHY ONLINE "Lora S. Irish... covers the spectrum of anything you might imagine burning onto wood"—CARVERTOOLS.COM "Lora's many pattern books have inspired countless carvers over the years, myself included... (she) influences many aspiring artists and craftsmen"—SHAWN CIPA, AUTHOR OF CARVING FANTASY & LEGEND FIGURES IN WOOD Inside Landscape Pyrography Techniques & Projects you'll find: Complete guide to supplies, burning units, pen tips, pyrography media, safety, and more. How to create practice boards for pen tip strokes, texture fills, landscape features, and architectural elements. Four complete practice projects for a wide range of pyro techniques and effects. Step-by-step project for a rustic Mail Pouch Tobacco-style barn. Dozens of ready-to-use patterns for landscape scenes, with finished examples. About the Author Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author, whose acclaimed books include Great Book of Carving Patterns, Great Book of Celtic Patterns, Great Book of Dragon Patterns, Great Book of Tattoo Designs, The Official Vampire Artist's Handbook, Relief Carving Wood Spirits, World Wildlife Patterns for the Scroll Saw, and many more. Fox Chapel Publishing has sold more than 300,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a fre

FEATURES

  • Create realistic landscape pyrography burnings
  • 4 practice projects, dozens of ready-to-use patterns with finished examples
  • 208 pages, Softcover
  • ISBN: 978-1-56523-931-9
  • By: Lora S. Irish