Sunday, May 31, 2015

Part Two - My NEW Pyrography - on a Child-size Rocking Chair

Part Two - My NEW Pyrography - on a Child-size Rocking Chair - May 31, 2015

Here is my second posting on the progress of my Child-size Rocking Chair... doing the back of the chair.

First I laid out the design, distributing the Flower Designs evenly but with a variety shown.  Spacing for me is important as well as the designs are placed on the wood. BTW this is done by using a simple graphite pencil with fine lines making it easier to erase if I wish to remove my lines.

I have taken shots to show you how the work progresses.

As to the fumes and smoke that is produced I have a small fan blowing away from the work... taking the smoke away.  Blowing away also helps to not reduce the heat produced at the tip of my burning tool.

Take a look....

Next series of photos show the step by step progress as the burning continued.

I should have timed myself... but I do watch TV and when good parts of the program come on I stop burning... 

Step by Step... the first photo are of the upside down design... which I did to make it easier to reach the burning area.

Beginning the second back support - the lower one - still in upside down position

Next shots are right-side up...

Saturday, May 30, 2015

My NEW Pyrography - on a Child-size Rocking Chair

My NEW Pyrography - on a Child-size Rocking Chair - May 30, 2015

Just started my newest Pyrography piece by doing the seat of a Child-size Rocking Chair. The arms, legs and chair back are next.

Here are some photos of stage one...

and some further detail showing Before and After photos...

Monday, May 18, 2015

"Adults Color" ideas have been added to Misty Hollow Fairies and Misty Hollow Carving

Adults Color - Misty Hollow Fairies - May 18, 2015
For a number of years now I have been producing images for the Digital Image World/Market.  Taking some of my own images and adding color I came up with the following pieces.

Today I am demonstrating the fun of coloring with simple Pencil Crayons (Crayola Pencil Crayons actually - the simple ones).

I would imagine that all of us started our the experimentation with coloring when we were young.  It kept the kids busy for hours.  Think about it for a moment... weren't those happy moments doing whatever you wanted to do with the page in your coloring book?

When did you stop coloring?  Was it when someone told you that was kid's stuff to do?  Was it when we became real busy trying to do what school wanted us to do?  Was it when we lost our childhood maybe...?

Why not start again?  By doing an image search on Google with something as simple as "Adults Color" - hundreds of images appear for you to select from. Some are very complicated and very intricate.

Murray Lincoln from "Misty Hollow"

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