One more tiny pyrography gourd

With my previous design I was sure of what I wanted through each stage of sketching and burning. With this design I wasn’t so sure. I liked the idea of a woven pattern, but wasn’t completely sure how I wanted to execute it. I started by cutting the gourd into a bowl using a coping … [Read more…]

Pyrography on spinner gourds

The Thanksgiving holiday was a good time to try pyrography on a new surface. My sister in Tennessee had some little spinner gourds sitting around, and I thought they would be perfect for trying out some new designs. She agreed to let me use them, so I soaked and scraped them to get the outer … [Read more…]