Current Issue

Pyrography 2014

CoverThe 2014 issue of Pyrography features a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques. Pyrography is an annual magazine sold only on newsstands and via mail order; we do not offer subscriptions. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing,, 1-800-457-9112.

Scroll down for a sneak peek!

In This Issue:


WEB-Woman-with-Basket-GQ-sPyro’s Cyber Curator
By Toni Fitzgerald
Kathleen M. Garvey Menendez traces the history of pyrography with her online museum



WEB-Watch-out-Wedgwood-sTurning and Burning: The Gibsons’ Cup of Tea
By Kathleen Ryan
This husband and wife teamed up to create museum-quality teapots



WEB-Swirl-Plate-silo_6045-sDecorative Swirls Plate
By Jo Schwartz
Turn a practice board into a work of art



WEB-Shading_Distance-silo-sThe Principles of Shading
By Michele Parsons
Use shading techniques to create realistic depth and dimension in your work



WEB-Tone_Focal-Point-sIt’s Not All Black and White: Tone in Pyrography
By Michele Parsons
Improve your pyrography by mastering the tonal scale



WEB-Folds-Lead_6096-sCreating Realistic Folds and Creases in Clothing
By Jo Schwartz
Burn in layers to build up shadows for a lifelike look



WEB-Bulletin-Board-Lead-sTechniques for Burning on Cork
By Michele Parsons
Learn the tricks for turning cork into interesting pyro projects



WEB-Gourd-PG--38A-sCarving with Your Woodburner
By Jim Widess and Ginger Summit
Try a new technique to create interesting gourd art



WEB-Pyro-Patterns-Lead-sMaking Pyro Patterns (the Easy Way)
By Chris Wallace for Walnut Hollow
Hint: You don’t have to be an artist or a Photoshop whiz!



WEB-Bone-Belt-Buckle-Lead-sBurning on Bone
By Sue Walters
Make faux scrimshaw using a beef bone and a woodburner

Projects & Patterns

WEB-Irish-Pattern-Box-Lead-sBeautiful Burning
By Lora S. Irish
Assorted pyro patterns for inspiration and burning



WEB-Happy-Fall-Mouse-Lead-sHappy Fall Mouse
By Danette Smith
Burn and paint a delightful scene on watercolor paper



WEB-Hoop-Animals-Lead-sMaking a Spirit Animal Hoop
By Jo Schwartz
Embellish a Native American-styple “Canvas” with inspirational animal totems



WEB-Pyro-Mirror-Frame-F2-sMirrored Display Fram
By Simon Easton
Create a custom-burned frame to complement your artwork



WEB-Bear-Tile-sAnimal Studies
By Desiree Hajny
Practice palques make attractive “sampler” artwork



WEB-Light-Switch-silo-sDecorative Light Switch Cover

By Sheila Rayyan
Add a decorative touch in an unexpected place



WEB-Zenspirations-Lead-sQuotable Zenspirations
By Joanne Fink
Designs to inspire your creativity and feed your spirit



WEB-Bear-Album-Lead_6085-sTeddy Bear Album
By Henriette Corbeil
Customize a pre-made album with p yrography



WEB-Necklace-Lead_6102-sCreating a Pyrotangle Necklace
By Jo Schwartz
Turn tangles into wearable woodburned art



WEB-Cabin-NEW-sWoodburning Winter Scenes
By Robert Stadtlander
Practice burning cold snowy scenes using warm sepia tones



WEB-Songbird-Pin-Lead-sSweet Songbird Pin
By Rick Jensen
Use a woodburner to detail a simple carving


Comments are closed.