Category Archive: Portraits

Angels

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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 …

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Clint Eastwood

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Pyrography on (L – R) Balsa, Maple, Pine. Various Sizes If ever there was a face destined for woodburning, it’s that of Clint Eastwood. The above samples show I’ve had some fun torching out his likeness. To see more of Chris Wulff’s art and design visit¬†uberdoodles.com. Share and Enjoy:

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John Wayne

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Pyrography on Maple. 12 x 12 Say hello to the Duke! My dad is a huge John Wayne fan so I decided to burn this portrait as a Fathers’ Day gift. Using my Hobby Burner I used largely a stipple work or pointalism technique. It’s one of the more time consuming techniques to try, but …

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Hugh Laurie

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Pyrography on pine. 9 x 7 Some people have faces that seem destined to be burnt into wood. Such is the case with actor Hugh Laurie, star of the TV series House M.D. His scruffy beard, weathered eyes and piercing gaze come to life set against the Pine surface. To see more of Chris Wulff’s …

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Han Solo

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Pyrography on Maple. 12 x 12 Like most fellas of my generation, Star Wars has played a big roll in my life. From playing with action figures to writing essays about Yoda, George Lucas’ opus has been influential to say the least. It then was no coincidence that when I thought about doing an action …

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Gagner Winner

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Pyrography on pine. 12 x 9 I love the game of Hockey, and specifically the Edmonton Oilers. This woodburning depicts one of Sam Gagner’s dazzling shoot out goals during his rookie season. Beyond capturing the moment I wanted to focus on getting good tonal values. This was made with my first hobby burner so I …

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