Drawing with Fire

Drawing with Fire : A Beginner's Guide to Woodburning Beautiful Hand-Lettered Projects and Other Easy Artwork

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The 25 projects in this book present a modern, easy-to-follow approach to the ancient art of wood burning, also known as pyrography. By pressing a heated wood burning tool to wood, you can "write with fire" to engrave words, a picture or other design and create your own custom art, and with this book Aney Carver of Pyrocrafters shares her expert tips and tutorials to ensure beginners can get an amazing result from their very first try. It's the perfect guide for anyone looking for a new, impressive yet easy artistic hobby, or who simply wishes to create a custom piece of art to complement the farmhouse decor of their home. Many of the tutorials feature lettered designs, providing fresh inspiration for hand lettering artists to apply their art in a new medium.

Readers can create a beautiful lettered sign with the quote "Always kiss my goodnight" in an elegant script, or Christmas tree ornaments featuring a textured mandala design. Each project is has step-by-step photos and a pattern template at the back of the book. With projects for coasters, a front door sign, key chains, a clock, jewelry and advanced animal portraits, the creative potential is endless!

This book contains 25 projects more than 100 photos.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 204 x 228 x 12mm | 485g
  • Essex, United States
  • English
  • 100 photos
  • 162414957X
  • 9781624149573
  • 1,443,882

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"Saying that this book is amazing is simply not enough. It's a fantastic resource for both beginners and more experienced woodburners. If you are looking for a fun and effective way to learn the art of pyrography, I HIGHLY recommend this book!"
--Max Juric, creator of Lettering Daily

"Aney is a leader in the woodburning community. I am so excited for this book! It's incredibly refreshing to find a resource that encompasses the entire process from safety to great project ideas. Enjoy!"
--Megan Colwell, the Travellin' Wood Burner

"As an experienced woodburner, I would not hesitate to pick up this book! Expect to become an expert in your craft after reading and experimenting with all these helpful tips and tricks!"
--Mallory Romportl, creator of My Art of Gold

"Drawing with Fire shows you just how versatile, relaxing and useful woodburning can be, and gives you the information you need to dive right in!"
--Rachel Strauss, of @woodburncorner, author of The Wood Burn Book

"Aney has created an excellent introduction to pyrography for anyone who wants to learn the practice. It's easy to follow and packed with information, featuring a wide variety of protects that will help shape your pyrography skills. I'm excited for anyone who gets their hands on this book and a wood burning pen!"
--Samm Moore, SammMooreArt
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About Aney Carver

Aney Carver is a pyrography artist with a background in graphic design. She and her husband, Clay, run Pyrocrafters, an online business where they create custom-made pyrography art. They also sell pieces through Etsy. Aney has nearly 50k followers on Instagram and a growing audience on YouTube with nearly 4k subscribers. Aney lives in Prattville, Alabama.
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