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Open House News

Open House News

Although we have very much enjoyed hosting our Open House and Woodworking Show for the past three years, we have decided to cancel the show. Our guests, artists, and vendors loved the event, but it is expensive and time consuming to host a show of that quality and, unfortunately, we […]

by August 26, 2016 0 comments Features
Pyrography Spring 2016

Pyrography Spring 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of Pyrography features a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques. This issue is a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, www.foxchapelpublishing.com, 1-800-457-9112.   Scroll down for a sneak peek! In This Issue: […]

by August 24, 2016 0 comments Features

A Note to Our Readers and Customers

A Note to Our Readers & Customers: We have received confirmation that All American Crafts, the publisher of Carving Magazine, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Woodturning, and many other magazines, has closed its doors. We at Fox Chapel Publishing have always respected our colleagues at AAC and enjoyed our friendly competition; we will miss their […]

by August 12, 2014 0 comments Features
Painterly Pyrography

Painterly Pyrography

Selahattin Olceroglu is working on an ambitious project. Several years ago the retired Turkish industrial designer and interior architect set himself the task of recreating 20 Old Istanbul engravings in pyrography. “When the collection will be completed, it will be a unique and very impressive pyrographic collection to challenge with […]

by April 30, 2012 0 comments Features
Deborah Pompano: In Her Own Words

Deborah Pompano: In Her Own Words

Deborah Pompano brings a lifetime of experience to her pyrographic projects.   Every so often an artist has so much to say and says it so well that, rather than try to write an article about her, I simply hand her the metaphorical microphone. I hope you enjoy this visit […]

by March 26, 2012 0 comments Features
Pyrography 2012

Pyrography 2012

The new issue of Pyrography is available now from Fox Chapel Publishing! Meet woodburning artists, visit a museum exhibit, learn two techniques for drafting patterns and five ways to add color to your work, refresh some basic skills, and put it all together with more than a dozen great new […]

by March 9, 2012 0 comments Features
Making Scrapbook Tags

Making Scrapbook Tags

Turn trinkets and trash into treasures with these pyro tags In the 2012 issue of Pyrography, Lora S. Irish explains how she turns empty cereal and snack boxes into personalized tags for her scrapbook layouts. The boxes are a free source of lightweight chipboard, which is perfect for pyrography. In […]

by March 7, 2012 0 comments Patterns
Pyro Basics

Pyro Basics

Our 2010 and 2012 Pyrography special issue magazines include comprehensive articles to help you get started or refresh the rules. Look for articles on building a basic pyrography kit, safety, cleaning your burning tips, and more. You can order either issue by visiting www.foxchapelpublishing.com. (The 2012 issue will be available March […]

by March 1, 2012 0 comments Tools & Tips
Color-Full Pyrography

Color-Full Pyrography

The 2012 issue of Pyrography features five techniques for adding color to your woodburned artwork.   Pyrography is traditionally a monochromatic art. The best artists layer many shades of brown in their pyro artwork to create depth, shading, highlights, and detail, and the results are beautiful. However, some pyrographers prefer […]

by March 1, 2012 0 comments Techniques
Winter Wolves Scene

Winter Wolves Scene

Pyrography 2012 Online Bonus In “Pattern Making Made Easy,” Danette Smith teaches readers how to use free computer software to turn photos into pyrography patterns. Danette demonstrates the steps with a striking photo of two wolves, which she used with permission from photographer Monty Sloan. Readers interested in recreating Danette’s […]

by February 24, 2012 0 comments Patterns