Pyrography: How to Burn a Wolf on a Tagua Nut Slice

About: I am a third generation artist with a background in oil painting and watercolors, I fell in love with pyrography in 1984 and have won numerous awards, written 6 books, am a regular contributor to major print...

In these two videos I invite you to watch while I burn a wolf on a Tagua nut slice.

Tagua nuts are an ivory-like surface that is perfect for burning or carving and is a renewable resource. Harvested in South America these nuts offer a lovely surface.

There are however a few tricks to burning on them which I will discuss in the videos. These unique behaviors can be used to the artist's advantage and I will share how!

For more helpful resources on pyrography download my Burning Basics Video Series at http://www/FreeBurningVideos.com

Thanks for watching!

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