Published by Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd, East Sussex UK
Extract from back cover of book:
This Masterclass of pyrography techniques from Stephen Poole, a highly respected teacher of the craft, covers everything the reader needs to know about burning designs on wood or other materials. Suitable for beginners and those keen to improve their skills, whether you wish to decorate a wooden spoon or produce a detailed work of art, you’ll find all the practical knowledge you need to help you achieve your aim.
In this revised edition there is comprehensive information on the types of wood, tools and equipment used in pyrography, and an exploration of both hot-wire and solid-point techniques. Stephen demonstrates through clearly explained step-by- step projects how to recreate lifelike textures and shading, so that you can conjure up inspiring images of nature, still-life and atmospheric scenes. He also covers the use of colour, how to pyrograph on woodturned objects and how to protect your finished work. In addition an inspirational gallery of his work demonstates the spectacular results that are possible with pyrography.
This book mainly uses wire nib pyrography machine.
One - The Basics
Two - The Exercises