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Pyrography Style Handbook

Artistic Woodburning Methods & 12 Step-by-Step Pyrography Projects

Author - Lora S. Irish
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Comprehensive Guide to 7 Major Styles with Full-Size Patterns and Line Art from Lora S. Irish

A must-have resource for any beginner or intermediate pyrographer, this is a comprehensive guide to all of the major styles used in pyrography. Including 31 finished samples and line art, author and respected pyrography artist Lora Irish provides step-by-step instructions for each art style, from silhouettes, engraving, and cross hatching to pointillism, realism, pencil shading, and texture stroke painting. Learn essential skills and discover how style affects the image to expand your artistic range from a leading expert in the field!

  • 12 step-by-step projects to help you experiment with style, plus 14 bonus patterns
  • 31 finished samples from Lora Irish's own line art, presented in a stunning introductory gallery
  • Step-by-step instructions and discover which suits you best to achieve consistency and become a master
  • Experiment with style and learn how to care for brushes, blend color, prepare wood, and more
  • From the legendary Lora Irish, an internationally known artist and craftswoman with many popular titles on woodburning
A must-have resource for both beginners and experienced pyrographers alike, Pyrography Style Handbook is the ultimate guide to the seven major artistic styles used in the art of wood burning.

Your comprehensive guide to the 7 major styles of woodburning!

Inside this book, author and award-winning pyrography artist Lora Irish thoughtfully explains and provides step-by-step instructions for each art style: crosshatching, realism, pointillism, shaded drawing, engraving, silhouette, and texture painting. You'll then use the techniques you've learned to create realistic portraits of lions, green men, owls, landscapes, barns, dragons, blue jeans, and more!

Opening with detailed chapters on basic tools and techniques, pen tips, practice boards, tonal values, and more, inside this book you'll learn everything you need to know about accomplishing each unique pyrography style. In the next section, 12 step-by-step projects—all with coordinating photography and helpful guidance—will give you plenty of opportunities to further your artistic abilities and create realistic scenes, animals, and objects. Also included are full-size patterns for each project, as well as 14 bonus patterns!

Learn the fundamentals of woodburning tools, essential skills, and techniques; understand the seven major artistic styles of pyrography; practice each artistic style with 12 step-by-step projects and full-size patterns; accomplish additional designs on your own with the bonus patterns; and discover from a leading expert in the field how style affects an image, all within the 200 pages of this complete guide.

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Weight 1.600000
Pages 200
Size 8.5 x 1 x 11
Author Lora S. Irish
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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 500,000 copies of Irish's books. Lora is also a frequent contributor to Woodcarving Illustrated and Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazines.

"I think every woodburner is familiar with the name Lora Irish. Her latest book is filled with techniques that others may not have tried yet. With wonderful step-by-step instructions, beginners and advanced artists will enjoy the vast assortment of patterns, from whimsical to wow! Readers will be kept busy for a long time burning through the projects." Jo Schwartz, Pyrographer & Author of Woodburning Realistic People