Angels – Pyrography on pine. 12 x 9″

Angel Tray

Angel Tray – Pyrography on veneer. 16 X 10″

I love the contrast of taking the delicate image of an Angel and setting it on fire! I don’t mean that in any sort of blasphemous way, instead I see it as a challenge to unite two things you wouldn’t naturally associate. These woodburnings demonstrate my attempts at taking a softer, more lovable approach to my pyrography.

I used photos of statues as reference. This was helpful because the sculpture already had to be chiseled in and I could get a good idea of what lighting and shadows would do, making it easier for me to decide how much or little to burn.

To see more of Chris Wulff’s art and design visit¬†uberdoodles.com.

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