Lauren Tumey and Morgan Brewton . Wood Burning. Pyrography – writing with fire The art of marking wood with burn marks from the controlled application using a heated object. A poker/fire iron is what was used in the early days of wood burning
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Lauren Tumey and Morgan Brewton
The art of marking wood with burn marks from the controlled application using a heated object.
A poker/fire iron is what was used in the early days of wood burning
Hypothesized that this dates back to the dawn of recorded history
Practiced by the Egyptians and some African tribesWhat is Wood Burning?
NSI Wood Burning Kit - $21.99
Walnut Hollow Deluxe Woodburning Kit - $19.89
Burner pen- $9.35
Colored pencils- $1.94Materials
a.) hold burner like you would a writing utensil
b.) place tip of burner on template design
c.) depending on the tip you have do not leave tip in one place for longer than 2 seconds to begin drawing picture
d.) follow the pattern in a rhythmical movement to ensure smooth lines
- Some will have to color in their ornament before burning since we do not have enough burners for everyone, and to make sure everyone has the same amount of time to work on their ornament.
Baseline – pre-drawn template
Downgrade: Using a blank template, have the participant use different tips and use different strokes depending on the tips
- concept formation
Upgrade: Using a blank template, have the participant create a wood burning design with no cues
- Critical thinking, attention, enhancing creativityCognitive Grading
Baseline - no wrist support to draw/trace
Downgrade: Have client rest wrist on a support to draw/trace a picture.
- joint stability
Upgrade: Have client use different tips on the burn pen which causes wrist to move in different ways while still maintaining joint stability.Motor Grading
The burner isHOT and SHARP
The burner should only touch the wood piece you are working on and nothing else
Make sure wood is smooth prior to use to avoid splinter
Be considerate of other students in the classroom as we will have to share burners
Note that some burners take longer than others to heat upPrecautions
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