Wood burning is a safe hobby when you follow the guidelines and safety precautions. Too many times I see artists not using a mask and burning their art without any proper ventilation. Although you may not see any side effects from doing this right away, you should be warned that there may be long
Just look at those earthy colors on a wood slice! Click through to see a list of other mediums you can easily apply to a wood surface and mix media like this wood burned and pencil crayon wood slice art project. Simple DIY project ideas for any age and skill level, even kids! Adding mixed media elements to a wood burned piece is so much fun. The options are literally endless.
Italian artist Peter Demetz has a gift for breathing life into wood, a material that seems hard and lifeless to most of us. His wooden sculptures of people are flawlessly life-like. Demetz's precise and perfect mastery of human anatomy makes his sculptures look like paintings or sketches, and his wonderful compositions and sense of perspective help perpetuate this illusion.
How to Create an Abalone Effect on Wood: This project was one of those pleasant surprises you get when you cut corners and it pays off. I had this idea in my head that I wanted to learn how to carve into wood. I am always trying to learn new skills and this one was next on my list. The i…