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Woodburning Realistic Animals: 12 Step-by-Step Pyrography Projects of Birds, Pets, and Wildlife

Woodburning Tutorials for Eyes, Fur, Manes, & Whiskers; Projects for Big Cats, Owls, & More

Author - Minisa Robinson
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This book provides essential skill-building tutorials for creating realistic eyes, short fur, long fur, manes, and whiskers.

Woodburning Realistic Animals shows how to create amazingly lifelike portraits of domestic animals and wildlife with 12 step-by-step projects plus skill-building tutorials for creating realistic eyes, short fur, long fur, manes, and whiskers.

This book provides essential skill-building tutorials for creating realistic eyes, short fur, long fur, manes, and whiskers. Tips and advice on working with photos, turning photos into patterns, and transferring photos to wood are also included. You'll find discussions on pens and nibs, hints for woodburning feathers and noses, and step-by-step suggestions for how to add beautiful splashes of color to your work with everything from colored pencils to alcohol inks.

  • 12 step-by-step projects for woodburning big cats, elk, birds, a horse, a rabbit, a zebra and more
  • Skill-building tutorials teach you how to burn specific realistic features like eyes, short fur, long fur, manes, and whiskers
  • Getting Started section covers safety, tools, wood types, and preparing the surface
  • Expert tips & advice for finding inspiration, working with photos, creating patterns, and transferring to wood
  • Learn how to add color to your pyrography with colored pencils, acrylic paint, watercolors, and alcohol ink, as well as how to protect and seal your finished work

Discover how to create amazingly lifelike portraits of animals and wildlife in Woodburning Realistic Animals. Award-winning artist Minisa Robinson challenges the reader to rethink the possibilities of woodburning with her techniques for creating highly realistic art.

Pyrographers who love animals and portraits will find 12 step-by-step projects here for North American and African wildlife, animals, and birds. From zebras and butterflies to lions and owls, each project includes hand-drawn patterns, photo references, and step-by-step instructions. Minisa covers all the woodburning basics, from supplies and surface preparation to protecting and sealing the finished piece. She provides essential skill-building tutorials for creating realistic eyes, noses, short fur, long fur, manes, and whiskers. Tips and advice on working with photos, turning photos into patterns, and transferring photos to wood are also included.

Discover how to create amazingly lifelike portraits of animals and wildlife!
  • 12 step-by-step projects for woodburning big cats, elk, birds, a horse, a rabbit, a zebra and more
  • Skill-building tutorials teach you how to burn specific realistic features like eyes, short fur, long fur, manes, and whiskers
  • Getting Started section covers safety, tools, wood types, and preparing the surface
  • Expert tips & advice for finding inspiration, working with photos, creating patterns, and transferring to wood
  • Learn how to add color to your pyrography with colored pencils, acrylic paint, watercolors, and alcohol ink, as well as how to protect and seal your finished work
More Information
Weight 1.087500
Pages 136
Size 8" x 10" x .35"
Author Minisa Robinson
Region United States
Subscription Length 1 Years
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Minisa Robinson worked as a graphic artist and publisher before becoming a self-taught pyrographic artist. Her artwork reflects her appreciation of the Rocky Mountains and the wildlife that lives there. Minisa has created four instructional pyrography DVDs, and is a frequent contributor to Pyrography magazine. Learn more about her art at minisa-pyrography.com.

A fresh, new beginner's book that even advanced burners will want. This book really covers everything you need to get started with woodburning, followed by projects of varying degrees of difficulty to let you improve your skills. 'Purist' burners, as well as those who want to finish with a flair of color, will appreciate the details given to complete each project. Jo Schwartz, pyrography artist and author of Woodburning Realistic People, joschwartz.net
The perfect gift for any aspiring pyrographer who loves animals and wants to create better portraits. Midwest Book Review
A good book for someone who is a beginner or intermediate level artist who is looking to improve the realism in their artwork. PyrographyMadeEasy.com