This book makes woodburning more approachable by walking beginners through all the basics of materials, tools and techniques. It provides in-depth explanations of how to use tip styles, temperature, burn time, layers of strokes, and texture patterns, and how they come together to create a final effect. The seven practice exercises demonstrate the techniques, gradually increasing in difficulty to help you apply and hone the skills as you learn them.
Tips and advice throughout the book demystify the process, taking you from selecting and preparing the wood all the way to applying a protective finish to the completed art. A gallery of patterns, with photographs of the finished pyrography, offers nine other projects to try. A surprisingly thorough guide for its size.
Hardcover, 5 3/4" × 7", 157 pages, 2018.