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January 1, 2020
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Whats in store for 2020?

Each year for the last several years I feel like my art has bloomed in myriad unexpected ways, each year surpassing the last. I could not be more grateful for the supportive people I have met and especially those that have reached out to commission works and purchase pieces.  A big BIG special note of […]

December 6, 2019
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Some great Press

Interview with Ann Harder Thank you Ann for the wonderful interview and opportunity to broadcast on local KXXV and to feature my latest works. “Shasta Daisy” is burned on paper and “Working Hands” is burned on wood.

November 25, 2019
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Trio of Drooping Blooms Revisited

I am very honored to share some exciting news, Pyrography Magazine from Fox Chapel Publishing has sent me a contract to write a How – To Article. They really liked this piece and so I will re make it and take careful notes and photographs of the process. I did this piece so long ago […]

November 11, 2019
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Frame choices

I try to be careful about every decision concerning a piece of art. From the original photo choice to the finishing touches. This photo was taken by my youngest daughter here in Waco of the decommissioned railroad bridge. It has been donated to the city and is in the process of becoming a pedestrian walkway. […]

October 18, 2019
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Notre Dame de Paris

This is my largest, most detailed piece to date, I am so pleased to present ‘Notre Dame de Paris” based on an illustration from the 1800’s. The Great Lady of Paris has been tragically damaged by fire, but we can still remember her the way she was and this piece does that, with many people […]

September 29, 2019
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Working on Leather

  It goes without saying that leather burns differently than wood or paper. I fell in love with it while working on this piece. As a child my father owned three  horses and we were allowed to ride as often as he was willing to saddle it for us. One of my all time favorite […]

July 26, 2019
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34th Annual Bosque Art Classic Show

I am very honored and thrilled to have a piece of Pyrography accepted into one of the biggest art shows around. Out of over 800 entries from around the United states and even overseas, The 34th Annual Bosque Art Classic in Clifton, Texas took a little over 200 pieces. My “From Religion to Faith” was […]

July 5, 2019
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More Prints Available

14″ x 11″ prints now available on this whole set or individually, on Epson Hot Press Natural paper. $73 each, buy 3 get the 4th half off. This series celebrates City pride and the historic use of Typography. The Sanborn map company has proudly served cities large and small by accurately mapping every house and […]

June 17, 2019
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Special Prints now available

   A very nice lady convinced me to have prints made at this stage of work on my Notre Dame de Paris piece. These will be a strictly limited edition signed series. The printed image is 14″ x 17″ with 1 1/2 white border all around to allow for matting and framing. All prints are […]

June 3, 2019
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What I’m working on

Based on the Vintage etching print circa 1870s / 1880s of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, as it appeared in the latter part of the 19th century. Etching by Alfred Alexandre Delauney (1830 – 1894). Pyrography on Maple plywood using the Walnut Hallow versa tool and the Tekchic wire tip machine. Board is 3’3″ […]