Skews, knifes, balls, spears, loops, shaders, spooners, standard
or replacement pens, gliding on and off, tight circles, a strop and
aluminum oxide use. Dazed by the vocabulary and choices, then join
me and I will reveal the mystery behind the tools and techniques of
wood burning on a gourd. You will learn what to do with every tip you
own! All questions- “dumb” and otherwise- will be addressed because
I have already made all the mistakes!
Learn outlining and shading techniques, plus safety
and maintenance guidelines. A beginner or practiced, I have some tips
you can use with any coloring media. I have used them all and will
share my techniques.
Revealing the Secrets to Wood Burning on Gourds
We will practice on paper, then shards until you
are ready to wood burn one of my easy-to-draw patterns on a shard
Every person who has
taken this class has said it was one of the most informative class
they have taken, and they can't wait to try my technique at home.
- Wood burner and all pen and tips you own
- Safety glasses and dusk mask
- Clean shards to practice on (med. large)
- Watercolor pencils if you have them
- Sketch paper and pencil with eraser
Teacher will Provide:
I will bring my burning tool and several tips and pens for you to
try. There will be a long handout so no intense note keeping will be
necessary. I will bring some of my favorite tools for purchase by check
or cash. Let's talk wood burning and get beyond the two tips you know.