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Discussion in 'Works In Progress & Finished Artworks!' started by beanpoleuk, Jan 14, 2020.


  1. beanpoleuk

    beanpoleuk Elite Member! Elite Member! Artist of the Month! Very Likeable!

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    One of my daughters bought me a Pyrography wood burning kit for xmas, ( I thought it was a soldering iron when I opened it lol), so decided to 'have a go ' with it during a break from my latest painting.

    This is just under A4 on a piece of plywood I had in the garage.

    Why have I posted pyrography stuff here you might ask ? well I thought it was interesting to note that I used the same process as when I airbush a T-shirt, i.e darks first to set a base line for the tones then build up layers with lots of small strokes.

    I think my test piece turned out quite good, certainly a very interesting art medium and something I will pursue alongside my airbrushing.

    Just need to find the time to fit all the hobbies in... :)

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    And you then you thought "what a nice present!"lollollol

    I've seen somewhere combination of wood burning and ABing, that was interesting technique. But can't remember where that was, so couldn't give the link.
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    That looks really cool, thanks for sharing Bean. Looks like you’re a dab hand with a “soldering iron” too LOL.


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    Looks wicked!
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    Master of the "soldering iron"! ;) That is very cool. I'm curious if the plywood art work would play nice with AB paints. Looking forward to seeing more.
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    Definitely! Just shoot a layer of clear on the surface, then sand it down for removing raised wood fibers, then another layer of clear, then sand again for ABing. I think, waterbased transparent base (or whatever you use there in your WB AB paints line) would also work like "clear" in this case, I mean would do the same to the plywood surface for further AB work. Those, who use WB AB paint could say for sure, though.
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    I have that same wood burning tool, but it came in a soldering kit ;) . Looks fantastic, Steve! There is a woman in one of the art groups I frequent that combines pyrography with colored pencil, and her results are always stunning. I am sure if you chose to try combining some AB color into the wood burning, your pieces would be amazing, as well.
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    Wow. That is absolutely stunning.
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    Great job Bean, if and when you decide to add some airbrushing to it (or another piece) then make sure you let us all know
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