This is a new, revised edition of an essential book on pyrography. It offers updated with current work practices and an extended gallery of inspirational work from the very best pyrography artisans. It features 12 design projects that are presented in clear step-by-step process. This new revised edition of Stephen Poole's detailed guide to pyrography will be updated with some current work practices and an extended gallery of inspirational work from the very best pyrography artisans. Stephen's book comprehensively covers the subject from the history of the craft, materials and equipment required through to all the skills to create 'burnt wood art decoration'. Starting with basic tracing, Poole explores all the techniques to recreate lifelike textures and shading to conjure up inspiring images of nature, still-life and atmospheric scenes. The author gives indispensible instruction specifically on pyrography for woodturned objects and how to protect and finish the work. Projects include: rolling pin, wooden spoon, earrings, brooch, frame, key ring, jotter board, breadboard, cheese platter
Stephen Poole studied graphic design at Berkshire College of Art and has spent nearly 40 years developing his own particular pyrography techniques and running workshops to pass on his expertise. He works to commission and his work also exhibits and sells via galleries and craft shops. He is the author of The Complete Pyrography (1995) and Pyrography Handbook (Practical Guides) (1998) both published by GMC Publications Ltd.